Morning Roundup: 10 steps to creating a book based on your blog
May 24, 2013 | 9:09 am
By Joanna Cabot
10 Steps to Creating a Book Based on Your Blog (Media Shift)
I recently self-published an e-book based on my blog, and I want to share what I learned. This post focuses on the editorial process; in subsequent posts, I’ll share tips on coming up with a design for your e-book cover, choosing a publishing platform (I went with Kindle, for now) and marketing your e-book.
Clayton Christensen Takes Closer Look at How Online Learning will Disrupt K-12 Education (GigaOM)
A new study from disruptive economics guru Clayton Christensen’s think tank gives more clarity into how online learning could shape the future of education.
Digital Tools for Crime Writers (GalleyCat)
Lillebuen explained how he used valuable tools like OCR software and the Wayback Machine to explore the killer’s life. We’ve embedded the complete interview below, but here’s an excerpt.
Inside Amazon’s Tax Fight (Fortune)
For many years, Amazon.com enjoyed a crucial leg up compared to traditional retailers like Barnes & Noble, Sears, and Wal-Mart: The e-tailer didn’t charge sales taxes to its customers. The result: Amazon benefited from as much as a 10% pricing advantage over its rivals, one key reason behind the company’s meteoric rise.
Kindle Daily Deals: Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown (and 3 others)