The Business Rusch: More Passive Marketing (Discoverability Part 8)

 This week, Hugh Howey put a funny post on his website. Titled “One-Man Operation,” Hugh’s post profiles—if you want to call it that—the man who runs Nautilis Publishing in Taiwan. Nautilis publishes Hugh, and according to the post, has existed since 2010, and has done two books per year. They’re always bestsellers. Hugh says his book has sold 50,000 copies in Taiwan alone. Apparently, the […]

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The Business Rusch: The Helpful Reader (Discoverability Part Two)

I publish this blog late on Wednesday night my time so that readers have the blog on Thursday. In the United States, this Thursday is our annual day set aside for giving thanks. Before I start this blog, let me give thanks for all of you. You’ve come to this blog on a regular basis for years now, and I greatly appreciate it. Thank you. […]

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Recommended Reading List March 2011

I read a lot of anthologies in March, most of which I will not recommend.  I’ve been searching for a certain type of writer, because one of my favorites has repeatedly failed me, and I’d like to replace him with a similar book.  I’ve been reading the anthologies cover to cover, forcing myself into some stories I wouldn’t normally read (usually by very popular authors), […]

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Recommended Reading List: January 2011

Wow, am I late putting this up.  I planned to do so during breaks last weekend, but there were no breaks.  I barely had time to sleep.  So here it is, the January Recommended Reading List. Despite travel and a convention—or maybe because of it—I got a lot of reading done during January.  Much of the reading was short fiction, which I love, but had […]

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