Vote For Your Favorite Self-Publishing Blog

Contest Finalists

Here, straight from an announcement by  on The Future of Ink website, are the finalists for The Future of Ink’s “Top 10 Self-Publishing Blogs 2012” Contest. Their Judges include founder Guy Kawasaki, Smashwords founder Mark Coker and Internet marketing veteran Jim Edwards.

Head shots of Guy Kawasaki, Mark Coker, and Jim Edwards

How the Winners will be Selected:

All finalists will be judged on:

1) the quality of their content
2) the frequency of their posts
3) reader involvement and…
4) their blog’s ranking (in that order).

The judges will decide the final winners.

The Future of Ink will announce the winners soon, so head on over and subscribe to their blog so you won’t miss the announcement.

In the meantime, please look for your favorite self-publishing blog among the finalists below and give it a “thumbs up.” Of course your comments are welcome too, either here or on The Future of Ink site.

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Top 10 Self-Publishing Blogs 2012 - Finalists

List of finalists for Top Ten Self-Publishing Blogs 2012 contest sponsored by The Future of Ink - digital publishing for online entrepreneurs. [List is in alphabetical order.] Please comment, share and check out each of these terrific finalists for the Top 10 Self-Publishing Blogs Award.


Nov 22, 2012 - - 1396
A Newbie's Guide to Publishing
Nov 22, 2012 - - 1449

Self Publishing Blog

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1711
Book Marketing Made Easy

Simple Strategies for Selling Your Nonfiction Book Online

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1274
Catherine, Caffeinated

Writer, astronaut, skinny - Catherine Ryan Howard wouldn't mind being any of those things.

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1501
C h a z z W r i t e s | Cracking the Indie Author Code Every Day

Cracking the Indie Author Code Every Day

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1484
David Gaughran | Let's Get Digital

Let's Get Digital

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1658
How to Make, Market and Sell Ebooks – All for Free

sell ebooks, market ebook, self publish, ebook business

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1326

Dean Wesley Smith - The writing of Dean Wesley Smith

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1623
Indies Unlimited

It is the mission of Indies Unlimited to celebrate independent authors; to help them build their followings; to provide a platform for members of the independent author community to share and exchange ideas, knowledge, expertise and frustrations; and, for readers and reviewers to become exposed to the amazing depth and array of talent in the indie community.

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1501
Lindsay Buroker -- Fantasy Author

Steampunk, high fantasy, and other adventures. Official blog of indie fantasy author Lindsay Buroker

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1501
On Living and Writing Well -

On Living and Writing Well

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1588
Self-Publishing Blog | Indie Author Book Marketing Help | Duolit

Helping passionate writers become empowered authors by promoting the awesomeness of self-publishing.

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1309
Self-Publishing | Publishing Talk
Nov 22, 2012 - - 1309
Self-Publishing Resources Guides Authors to Success

From 'The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing' to our free online resources, we are committed to providing authors the information and support they need to successfully self-publish. Self-Publishing Resources answers the 'how to self publish for success' question.

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1466
S.R. Johannes
Nov 22, 2012 - - 1623
Stories To Tell Books

Stories To Tell Book Publishing Services

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1309
The Book Designer — Practical Advice to Help Self-Publishers Build Better Books

Book design and production, cover design, consulting and book services for independent publishers, self publishers and authors

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1379
The Creative Penn Blog: Helping you write, publish and market your book | The Creative Penn

Discovering Scrivener really did change my writing life. It helped me to organize my writing by scenes and also enables me to publish in Kin

Nov 28, 2012 - - 1728
The Future of Ink: Get Our Articles Free via Email

Get original Future of Ink articles sent straight to your email inbox for free. Don't miss the moment when we announce the winners of the Top 10 Best Self-Publishing Blogs.

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1693
The Savvy Book Marketer

Book marketing blog packed with free book marketing tips and resources for promoting your book.

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1449
The World's Greatest Book - The Professional's Resource for Self-Publishing

The Professional's Resource for Self-Publishing

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1431
The Writer's Guide to E-Publishing

Tips, Resources, Real Numbers, and What's New in E-Publishing

Nov 22, 2012 - - 1501
Ultimate Ebook Coach: How to get published: avoid scams with independent publishing

Publishing options are confusing. Learn how to get published under your own label, effectively market your book, increase your credibility and boost book sales.


About Elizabeth H. Cottrell

Elizabeth H. Cottrell is a freelance writer, author, social media pro, and digital publisher in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. She teaches small business clients how to increase visibility and build strong customer relationships. She helps authors get the book out of their head and published. She blogs for writers and authors at and for small business owners and solopreneurs at She blogs about the power of connection and note writing at

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