Best Free Digital Publishing Platforms for Aspiring Authors

There is nothing quite like the thrill of finishing writing a book and getting it ready for publication. But if you have been through this process already, then you might know how pricy it could get. From editing and formatting to cover design, an author who is planning to self-publish his book might have to spend more than a few bucks.

That is why you might be wondering how to self-publish a book for free without compromising on the quality of your ebook. For this reason, we have prepared a list of the top free digital publishing platforms, so you can choose the one that best meets your needs.

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Making Use of Humor in Writing: Why and How

We all love a good laugh; it brings us together and helps alleviate any tension. That is why we use humor on a daily basis, when we are trying to strike a conversation, hook an audience, or even when we share funny cat videos with friends and family. 

But while it is there in all aspects of life, humor writing might not come easily to most of us. Maybe because it isn’t one-size-fits-all; what some might find funny, others might simply not understand. So to help you make use of humor in writing, whether fiction or nonfiction, we are going to explore many techniques in this article.

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25 Amazing Digital Tools for the Classroom

Technology and screens have become an inseparable part of everyday life; this includes the educational field as well. And while some might argue about the cons of using digital tools in education, there is no doubt that–when used correctly–they can be very beneficial.

According to recent studies, teachers say that 53% of students use digital learning tools on a daily basis. Also, about 70% of them use these tools outside of school to help them with schoolwork several times a week.

This is a huge percentage! So to help you make the best out of it, we are going to explore together the best digital tools for the classroom and how to choose the ones that suit your students.

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The Comprehensive Guide to NFT Books

NFTs seem to be the newest trend in the blockchain technology. By the end of 2021, the NFT market surpassed $40 billion in value, according to an NFT market report. The sales of NFTs jumped from $350 million in 2020 to $2 billion in 2021.

But how does that affect writers? What do NFT books mean exactly and how do they differ from digital ebooks? And what are the best platforms for NFT book publishing? We are going to explore all these questions, and more, in this article.

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7 Engaging Elearning Gamification Strategies

Online learning has gradually replaced the standard ways to get information, and this trend has accelerated in the last two years amid the pandemic. Nowadays, we can’t afford to rely on offline learning alone; we need to prepare for uncertainty and switch to elearning as fast as possible.

For an elearning website or app to be successful, the online course should be easy to navigate and contain crucial navigation elements and other features for a great user experience. The sad truth, however, is that only 13% of the enrolled students finish online courses. 

While attracting students is easy, retaining them and keeping them hooked is hard. So how can you increase their engagement? Employ gamification. Read this piece to find seven elearning gamification strategies in elearning that, if correctly applied, create a unique learning experience.

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Writing Secrets of Best Selling Female Authors

Women have proven to be masters in the literary field, just like in many other fields. From Sappho in ancient greek to modern-day female authors, their work has inspired and moved millions of readers. This makes one curious about the writing secrets of these authors, and how they became so successful.

So let’s take a look at the best selling female authors of all time, and learn from their writing routine, the way they depicted their characters, came up with the plot of their stories, and how they made use of language.

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Digital Self-Publishing Challenges (And How to Overcome them)

Many authors think of self-publishing as the answer to their prayers. Having full control over all the details related to their ebooks, more and more writers are starting to explore how to navigate the digital self-publishing world and escape the grip of traditional publishers. 

And while that does look promising, it isn’t all roses. There are many digital self-publishing challenges that authors encounter on their way to getting their books out to the public. But there is no need to worry; through this article, we are going to explore these challenges and how to overcome each of them.

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10 Ways to Improve Hybrid Learning in the Classroom

One can say that the educational scene has changed a lot over the past couple of years. With more people forced to stay at home, new teaching methods have emerged, making use of technology and engaging learners in different ways. One of these methods is hybrid learning which is becoming more and more popular.

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According to Campus Technology, 68% of students prefer having a combination of in-person and remote classes. This shows how important it is for educators to know everything about this learning environment and how to navigate it. And that’s what we are going to explore in this article. 

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Self-Publishing on Amazon: Pros and Cons

Amazon has surely changed the game when it comes to self-publishing. Getting your book out there has never been easier. But before taking this step, you might be asking yourself: is this the right path for me? Or should I be going down the traditional publishing path instead?

Well, everything certainly has its perks as well as its downsides. And to help you make up your mind, we are going to look at self-publishing on Amazon pros and cons.

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The Art of Crafting a Table of Contents in Ebooks

Have you ever been to a bookstore where you picked a book, looked at the back cover, then opened the book itself to look at the table of contents and get a better idea of what this book is about? Well, this is still true when it comes to ebooks.

While writing a table of contents for a printed book is pretty simple, it is a quite different process when it comes to ebooks. That’s why we’ve created this guide that will show you everything you need to know about tables of contents in ebooks.

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