Tag: success stories

On this date, the 1,000,000th Ford rolled off the assembly line

“You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.” – Henry Ford This wasn’t a recent milestone.  On one of the 25 operating Ford assembly lines, sometime during the day, the one millionth Ford Model T rolled out of the factory and into the light in 1915. From History.com:

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How I Do It: Super Successful Indie Authors Share Their Secrets – with Joanna Penn

Focus, long term commitment and sheer hard work, every day, are what have enabled Joanna Penn, bestselling author, professional speaker, entrepreneur and UK ALLi advisor, to pack so much into the five years since she entered the sphere of self-publishing.  The remarkable achievements of this authorpreneur have just earned her a place among The Guardian’s …

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USA Today: Companies book profits from self-publishing

Jeremy Greenfield (Special for USA Today) has posted a new article on the USA Today website about how new firms have sprung up to help writers get their ebooks published: In the spring of 2010, Amanda Hocking, a social worker from Rochester, Minn., uploaded several books she had been working on to Amazon.com. In the first …

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‘Tired Of Waiting’ Teenager Self-Publishes Novels

Mary Isokariari has posted on Young Voices about Lloyd Harry-Davis, 16, who “juggles studies with writing works of fantasy fiction.” She writes: AN ENTERPRISING teenage author has self-published a series of urban fantasy novels. Lloyd Harry-Davis, a 16-year-old first year sixth-form student at St Dominic’s Sixth Form College in Harrow, northwest London, wrote his first book …

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Fact: Self-publishing my non-fiction as ebooks makes sense

“Having registered that digital is the busy end of the business, I realised I could do more, and faster, on my own” Anthony Hayward posted on The Guardian today about his adventures in self-publishing.  From the article: Last year, ebook sales in the United Kingdom more than doubled, as did their share of the entire …

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