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For Authors: How NETFLIX Tested Images So You’ll Binge Watch More

#Authors: How @Netflix tested images so you’ll #bingewatch more: https://t.co/izRQtOpCJG by @lizsegran #authorrt #selfpub #marketing #epub — Patrick Weibel (@Weibart) May 6, 2016 Via Fast Company by way of Kboards: The human brain can process an image in just a few

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Popular Ebook Subscription Service, Oyster, Shuts Down

Oyster is shutting down and most of its staff’s leaving to join Google Play Books: Via Publishers Weekly: According to a report on the tech news site Re/Code, most of the Oyster staff, including CEO Eric Stromberg and Oyster cofounders

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Bryan Cohen On How To Write Your Book Sales Description

On one of my favorite self-publishing podcasts, The Creative Penn Podcast, host Joanna Penn interviews Bryan Cohen, who runs the copywriting service for authors called Best Page Forward and is the co-host of the self-publishing podcast  the Sell More Books Show with Jim

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Warm-up head #sketch in #AdobeSketch for #iPad. Drawn with #AdobeInk #stylus. Played with two design elements I don't usually incorporate in my characters: Decided to try out the solid color "red stuffy nose" design element I see a lot in #characterdesign these days, and opted to give him a long #SamuraiJack style jawline! EDIT: Apparently, the red nose style has a name: "Tumblr Nose"#tumblrnose #illustration #doodling #conceptart #quickdraw #design #digitalart #process

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