DIY For Inquiring Minds

DIYday Lesson 7: Stocks and Resources

Lesson 7: Stocks and Resources

Images, Fonts, Music and Videos, Application Resources. Just because you found it on the internet doesn’t mean you can use it however you want. Check the licenses and use requirements and when in doubt contact the creator before making something public.

DIYday Lesson 6: Author Finance 101

Lesson 6: Author Finance 101

You have two commodities to spend on your writing and publishing: Time and money. It’s up to you to decide which is more valuable and how you want to spend it. Three things you really, really, really should invest in–with time or money or both–are your website, your cover page, and a professional edit for your book. Why? Because these are the three faces of you.

DIYday Lesson 5: The Big Bad Interwebs

Lesson 5: The Big Bad Interwebs

The internet is your greatest friend and your biggest enemy. The good news is, as soon as you put something out there, it’s there forever. Your website, blog, books, etc. Bad news is, as soon as you put something out there, it’s there forever. Do your research and plan it out.

DIYday Lesson 2: What’s In A Name?

Lesson 2: What’s In A Name?

Your name is your brand. It’s how people know you. It will be in your web address (when you’re ready for a custom URL) and on the covers of your books. The more you put it out there, the more people will see it, so be sure it’s a good one.