Can Book Review Blogs really lead to sales?

There’s no doubt about it: writing a book is a gargantuan task. Publishing is another minefield. But once the writing is over, the editing complete and the words in print, how do you actually tell the world about your work? How do you even start to build a readership, let alone make your way onto …

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New features: Affiliates, Send to Kindle + more!

Just like you wonderful authors, we are working hard to prioritize what we should be working on next. No one wants to work on something that isn’t going to be useful to anyone! But we’ve had help from you a few months back on what we should be working on. We’re thrilled so many authors …

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A Complete, No-Nonsense Guide to NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo: what’s it all about? It all began with twenty-one aspiring writers. Twenty-one people who set themselves a collective challenge: to complete a 50,000 word novel in one month. It was brave, certainly. Naive, even. But do you know what? They all did it; every single one. And they decided that if they could do …

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5 tips you need for writing a self published bestseller

So, you’ve been an avid bookworm since you were knee high to a grasshopper, and think you’ve got the chops to craft stories that people all over the world will love? Then maybe it’s time that you take the big plunge and start churning out a new novel! Thanks to the advancement of technology, everyone …

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Grow Your eBook Readership One Fan at a Time

So, you’ve just published an eBook, have a brand new author page where it’s featured and can’t wait to tell the world about it. Well… where do you start? If you’re like every other author on the planet – not to mention every other reader – you’ll want to make social media “ground zero” for …

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New Features + Claim Your Profile Page!

We have been working hard for the past few months trying to understand how authors use Payhip and based on our findings we are super excited to announce some new features to kick off the new year! We’re thrilled so many authors are using Payhip and we can’t wait for you to try out the …

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Vote for New Features

It’s that time again where we start working on some exciting new features. But we need your help to decide which ones to work on first! VOTE HERE Here is an overview of features to vote on:

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New Features

This is a reminder that the new features and pricing change will take effect at 9pm (GMT) on Thursday 30th of May 2013. We received tremendous feedback and support on the proposed changes and we are really excited for the release on Thursday. We’re thrilled so many authors are using Payhip and we can’t wait …

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Brief Service Outage

We experienced a short down time between 5.48am to 11.00am (GMT). Our hosting provider (Media Temple) generously upgraded the RAM for our Payhip servers and this required a reboot. However, after the reboot which was almost instantaneous, our application failed to startup after the reboot. The problem had to be resolved by manually starting our …

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