Author Archives: Miguel Booth

About Miguel Booth

Michael Booth, the creator of SomosPineros.com, is a US-born expatriate journalist, publicist, author and online publisher who has lived in a Spanish village in the foothills of Sierra Nevada for the past four decades. Though better known abroad for his fine-art printmaking sites and online magazine, Booth's day job for the past decade and a half, until recently, was his communications agency, Gabinete de Prensa.net, dedicated principally to designing and implementing Internet strategies for Spanish companies and institutions. His latest project is a photographic homage site to the Spanish village that adopted him many years ago: http://somospineros.com.

My New Book Has Just Been Published

I’m pleased to announce that my new ebook, The Turncoat Chronicles, has just been published both on Amazon.com and on Smashwords.com. Why publish it in both places? Because Amazon only offers it in their own proprietary Kindle format (AZT), while … Continue reading

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How Internet Body-Snatched Marketing and Changed Writers’ Lives Radically — III/III

This is the third and last part of a three-part post, about Internet book marketing, excerpted from Michael Booth’s ebook, The Ebook Ebook. A Social Networking Site That Will Work for You Want a social networking site that will actually … Continue reading

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How Internet Body-Snatched Marketing and Changed Writers’ Lives Forever — II/III

This is the second installment of a three-part post on Internet marketing for authors. The Web Is a Hotline to the World’s Readers It’s cheap and easy to reach the people you need on the World Wide Web.  There are … Continue reading

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How the Internet Body-Snatched Marketing and Changed Writers’ Lives Forever I/III

This is the first of a three-part post about how profoundly the Internet has changed marketing, extracted from Michael Booth’s new  ebook, The Ebook Ebook. The changes, of course, include those in book marketing. The short answer: The better you … Continue reading

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In Order to Survive Newspapers Have to Disappear

In an excellent long article on the future of the newspaper industry published in the London Review of Books, John Lanchester arrives at a fascinating conclusion: In order to survive newspapers have to disappear. At least in their “outlandishly expensive” … Continue reading

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Self Publishing and Libraries

Library Science grad student, Carly Arthur, reflects on the implications of ebooks for libraries. She sees electronic publishing as an opportunity for libraries, not a threat. Continue reading

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Young California Newspaper Pro Joins Online-Publishing Bigtime

Dan Pacheco, presented a project for a prize. Two years later his winning project became Book Brewer and entered into an agreement with Borders which became “Borders Get Published, Powered by Book Brewer. Continue reading

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