Well, it's official, CreateSpace and Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) have merged and become one service. Learn about the merge, how to move books from CreateSpace to KDP, how to order print copies on the back end, how to publish with KDP in a nutshell, and additional resources.
Whether you are launching your ebook for the first time on Amazon, or promoting it during special times of the year, if you are subscribed to KDP Select, you can take advantage of a free promotion or countdown deal to create some buzz about your ebook.
Whether you're celebrating Halloween, creating a spooky haunted house scene for your next video, or just want to have some fun, these quick and easy PowerPoint animation ideas will give you chills and thrills!
Have you self-published your first book? Are you ready for the next steps to being a successful authorpreneur? In this article, I’ll share my first author expo experience, how I networked with other authors, how I prepared for an author expo and what to do and not to do an author or book expo.
What's Happening With Flash? By the end of 2020, Adobe will no longer support, update and distribute the flash player plug-in. What should you do if you have content published in Flash? Read more...
A delicious, easy to make chocolate cake! This chocolate cake kit makes the perfect size chocolate cake for chocolate lovers everywhere!
This article contains highlights and a photo gallery from the 5-day visit of Pope Francis to Washington DC, New York and Philadelphia, in the USA, from Sept. 22, 2015 to Sept. 27, 2015.
Try this exceptional, Double Cinnamon Raisin Bagel French Toast recipe, and combine the best of both worlds, french toast with a cinnamon raisin bagel, plus homemade, fat-free, natural syrup!
Whether you are writing articles for Hubpages, or other sites, there are lots of ways you can optimize articles to make them featured, spotlighted, found by search engines, and visited more often.
Easy solutions, first aid and natural remedies for 10 common complaints that most people experience in daily living.
Has your love for writing blossomed into something bigger? What have you learned from writing? In this hub, I share what I have learned upon completion of my 30 day writing challenge. Learn more.
Are you an instructor, teacher or in an environment where you are required to provide training to others? What are the best strategies to use for effective training and education in the workplace?
It’s never too late to start saving money. Slash your grocery bills in half by following these shrewd and savvy ways to save!
Are people born smart or is it a learned behavior? How do we define intelligence? Learn about the power of your mind, and what you can do everyday to boost your brain power.
What’s for dinner tonight? How about a healthy dish made of broiled flounder, over-baked potatoes with pot-luck seasoning and mixed grilled vegetables? It’s easy to make, well-balanced and delicious.
There are lots of diets around that claim to help you lose weight fast, but do they guarantee that you will keep it off? Learn how to have the right mindset to get slim.
This quick and easy recipe features different ways to make tuna and tomato salads. Create new variations on salads and hors d’oeuvres. Go healthier by adding some colorful vegetables to your meal!
This article answers some mysterious questions from the movie, Interstellar, an action-packed science fiction movie directed by Christopher Nolan. Also included: Commentary from Neil DeGrasse Tyson.
For the holidays, a special occasion, or just for a quick dessert that the whole family will love, try this quick and easy Apple Cake recipe.
Delicious, protein-rich French Toast for breakfast, brunch, lunch or any occasion! This recipe is low in calories but is extremely delicious and nutritious.
The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is an American progressive rock band, which has sold over 10 million albums. Their live concert is not to be missed and tours around the world each holiday season!
Is it possible to live to a healthy 100? Advances in medicine, coupled with healthy living habits, like eating healthy, exercising, social interaction, and practicing faith, may increase longevity.
Make the holiday season extra special by visiting New York City at Christmas time. Why is New York a special place to visit around the holidays? You can take a carriage ride, visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral, eat at Carmine's and best of all, don’t miss the huge Christmas tree at Rockefeller Plaza!
The love song, Overjoyed, by Steve Wonder, has a beautiful video, which is featured in this article. The song, Overjoyed, reminds us of loves we yearn for, loves we lost, and loves that come true.
How can you be an advocate to stop distracted driving? Learn about Distracted Driving campaigns, and what governments and other organizations around the world are doing to decrease distracted driving.
Get ready for some spectacular photos of some of the most amazing fireworks from around the world! Learn the origin or fireworks and how fireworks actually work.
Do you remember the song “A Horse With No Name”, or "Sister Golden Hair" by America? Learn more about the band “America”, their many hit songs, and view recent concert photos.
If you are looking for a quick, healthy and delicious dinner, try making Italian zucchini cooked with tomatoes and basil, over pasta. This dish is chock full of vitamins and very easy to make!
Need a relaxation break? Take a look at these beautiful beach scenes from around the world. No matter what the season, just closing your eyes and imaging yourself at the beach is sure to relax you!
If you have wavy, curly or frizzy hair and you want to straighten your hair, this article will provide hair straightening tips and product reviews for straightening your hair at home.
Learn how to make healthy, delicious omelette muffins with a variety of fillings, including ham, bacon, onions, peppers and mushrooms, in only 30 minutes by following this step by step recipe.
Once you create a basic video in Camtasia, it’s time to add bells and whistles! Modify Zoom and Pan Properties, change the mouse pointer, and add transitions, highlights, and captions. Learn more.
You can create tutorials, presentations, and software demonstrations in a snap using Camtasia Studio. This nifty video editing software is made by TechSmith, who also make Snagit. Learn more.
With Tech-Smith’s Snag-it, you can easily take screen shots, crop and edit images, add lines, text, objects, callout boxes and special effects. Snagit is a lot more than just screen capture software!
Growing up in a strict Italian household, I remember attending Catholic church which had a long list of rules and rituals. Is it all serious, or is there humorous side? Let's take a closer look!
Is your attic or garage filled with old furniture, toys, books and lots of other old items? Your old junk may be treasures for someone else. Plan now for a garage sale in the spring!
Follow this step-to-step article to learn how to create internal or links within your Hubpage articles to jump to specific spots within the same hub.
Is snow in your weather forecast? Get ready to build a snowman! Don’t forget to take lots of pictures to share the memories.
This article showcases pictures of some favorite Christmas decorations, ceramic trees and other items, and includes a little history of where they originated. Happy Holidays and Happy Decorating!
Each year, Peddlers Village, located in Lahaska, Pennsylvania, celebrates the holiday season beginning with the Grand Illumination Celebration, which takes place a few days before Thanksgiving.
If you love to write, how can you write 30 articles in 30 Days? Why should you? Take the Challenge! Included in this article: planning for the challenge, and how I managed to write 30 articles in 30 days while working full time.
Take a look at these remarkable celebrity look-alikes. This article explores amazing celebrity look-alikes, common similarities and biography and film information for each.
What is a avatar or a gravatar and how can you use it as a personal or business branding tool? In this article, you will learn all about avatars and gravatars and how to change your default avatar.
Are you creating a new website? Consider using Instant WordPress or WordPress online which is easy to use and packed full of customizable themes, plug-in’s and widgets. Create a website in no time!
In this article, learn about the seven secret benefits of exercise, including how exercise boosts your mood, improves your focus and increases your cardiovascular endurance!
Dreaming of pursuing a job as a freelance contractor? This article explains the process of how to transition from a full-time job to a freelance job.
How can you help to save the Earth and conserve more energy? Consider recycling, gardening, turning your lights off and using more energy efficient products in your home.
Many of us are familiar with the Easter holiday, but what is the real meaning of Easter and Lent, and what are some Easter and Lent traditions? Learn about Easter bread, egg frittata and palm weaving.
Sixteen Candles is a favorite 80’s movie that includes a huge cast of actors, many of which have moved on to super stardom. Click here to learn more about the film and the cast of actors then and now.
Page numbering got you in a tizzy? Click here to learn how to add page numbers, customize page numbers and remove a page number from a specific page in Microsoft Word.
A photo gallery showing the many sights and attractions in and around Niagara Falls. See breathtaking photos, botanical gardens, the flower clock, Niagara On the Lake, and more!
Ready for a vacation? Consider a 7-day cruise to Bermuda aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship. There are many things to see and do including shows, concerts, sports events, guided tours and lots more!
Want to be inspired? Just read an inspirational quote to brighten your day! This hub is a collection of inspirational quotes and words to live by, to achieve success.
Gravity 3D, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, is a must see movie because of the realistic special effects and cinematography that is unlike any other outer space movie you have ever seen.
Random Act of Kindness Story: How three strangers unconditionally went out of their way to lend a hand and perform a random act of kindness whose memory would last a lifetime.
Bard and Vegard Ylvisåker, better known as Ylvis, reached instant stardom with their video What Does the Fox Say?. This viral video reached over 200 million hits on youtube in 1 month! Learn more.
If you love jewelry, why not dress up your phone? These attractive charms double as audio jack dust covers designed to not only dress up your phone, but also protect your audio jack from moisture.
Learn about St. Peter’s, the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, located in historic town of St. George, Bermuda, or more recently named “Their Majesties Chappell” by her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth.
This article provides ingredients, a recipe, and step-by-step instructions for making chicken marsala. By following this easy-to-use cooking guide, you can create a chicken marsala dinner in no time!
This article explores the history of Marie Tussaud and her great-grandson, Louis Tussaud, and reviews the Madame Tussaud wax museum in NY, as compared to the Louis Tussaud Wax Museum in Canada.
This article is collection of the best dance songs and music from the 70’s and 80’s. Included is a description of the song artists, the year each song was released and a video of each song.
Learn how to cook spaghetti squash and create a delicious, healthy dinner. It’s easy, fun, healthy and just plain delicious. Save calories and be healthy by eating spaghetti squash instead of pasta!
Are you lactose intolerant? There are a wide variety of ready-to-eat lactose-free foods to choose from for both meals and snacks. This list of 50 lactose-free foods and snacks is a handy reference guide to lactose-free foods.
Longwood Gardens is one of the most beautiful gardens in the world, including both indoor and outdoor gardens, fountains and seasonal fireworks that are both breathtaking and unforgettable.
Explore the life and history of Norman Vincent Peale, author of You Can If You Think You Can, offering strategies to solve any problem through one basic principle: persistence through perception.
Learn how to increase internet traffic through SEO, submitting your site to search engines, posting on forums, joining Linkedin, creating a Facebook account, creating YouTube videos, and blogging.
This article provides helpful information on how to diagnose, purchase and replace a cracked laptop screen. When accidents happen with computers, replacing parts can be quite costly. Rather than taking your laptop to a local repair center and having them purchase and install a new screen, you can...
This article discusses and reviews the inspiring song, “It’s a Wonderful World” as well as it’s singer, Louis Armstrong. Learn about the meaningful and inspiring song lyrics in the heartwarming song “It’s a Wonderful World”.
This article contains step-by-step instructions on how to how to choose and plant flowers, mulch, and prevent weeds—everything the beginner needs to know!
This article contains lots of fun, inexpensive and easy Halloween costume ideas. You can save tons of money by using supplies around the house to create your own Halloween costumes. It's fun to make costumes, and kids love to help and get involved too!
This article provides New York City day trip travel trips which I've compiled to help you have a more successful trip. If you are traveling to New York City to see the sights or a show, like Cirque du Soleil Zarkana, be prepared by checking the weather, buying tickets ahead of time, checking online...
This recipe provides quick and easy step-by-step instructions on how to create a rainbow vegetable omelette, packed with lots of vitamins and nutrients. Remember to include lots of colorful vegetables at every meal! Eggs also provides protein for a hearty, healthy meal. Also included are pictures...
Whether you are allergic or sensitive to wheat products, lactose intolerant, or just want to eat healthier, in this article, you can find top 10 lists of foods to enjoy for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as for snacks, which are both wheat and gluten-free, as well as lactose-free.
Learn how to create a table from scratch, or change a table design, in Microsoft Word 2007. This instructional article provides step-by-step instructions on how to create a plain table, select a ready-made table, and add color and design theme to an existing table.
This article was inspired by the saying "A Lifetime of Happiness Lies Ahead of You" which was found inside fortune cookie. Other inspirational quotes and examples of what you can do to brighten your day are also included, such as admiring the beautiful sky and sunshine, smiling when you talk to...
This article is a tribute to Norman Vincent Peale, author of The Power of Positive Thinking, as well as many other books. It focuses on how to be happy and positive thinking, as well as an inspirational video from The Secret. By focusing on all the good things in life and giving thanks to them, you...
Learn how to organize your day and be more efficient and successful! This article contains 10 easy-to-follow steps to organize your busy day, including 5 preparation steps, and 5 action item steps. Also included: the Optimist's Creed and Planning Your Day video by Jack Canfield.
This article explains how to create and deliver successful computer training using scenario-based learning and interactivity. Learn what makes a computer training successful, how to prepare learners, how to make sure your instructions are clear and easy to understand, and how to add interactivity...
This article compares Microsoft Office vs. OpenOffice and provides a comparison study. When considering whether to use Microsoft Office or OpenOffice, consider types of document to be created, formatting features, file sharing, operating systems, cost and software licensing.
How do you prepare for your dream job in the IT industry? Do you have a passion for computers and technology? This article focuses on steps to help you find and land your IT dream job, including researching IT job titles, assessing your skills, preparing your resume, and searching and landing your...
This article explains spam and how to setup Yahoo email to mark and unmark email as spam. In addition, learn how companies get your email address and how to block spam in your email inbox.
This article is a movie review on Serendipity, a movie starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale. Serendipity is a wonderful and magical romantic comedy. This movie review includes a list of movie actors, movie summary, favorite movie scenes, and a conclusion. This is my ultimate, all-time favorite...
Through random acts of kindness, you can feel better, spread kindness and goodwill to others and improve the quality of your life. This article provides a list of examples of random acts of kindness, including the simple act of smiling, opening a door for someone, or leaving a special note in...
Learn how to make lollipop ghosts for Halloween, using simple materials, including napkins, lollipops, scotch tape and a black marker. This article includes a list of all supplies you will need, and step-by-step instructions with pictures for each step. Lollipop ghosts are a wonderful alternative...
This article provides ingredients and step-by-step instructions for making Strawberry Salad with Grilled Chicken. Also included are strawberry salad ideas, how to prepare grilled chicken and grilled bread with tomato and seasonings, and links to other strawberry salad recipes.
Where can you find the best BLT burger in Las Vegas? This article is a review of BLT Burger, a restaurant in the Mirage hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, and includes menu items and description, map locations of BLT Burger, as well as BLT Steak restaurants. In addition, there are links to other...
This article contains a list of Microsoft Office shortcuts and tips for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
This article provides a list list of fun and educational activities for kids for parents and teachers. Recommended activities to keep kids busy include reading, playing board games, playing outside, exercising, playing sports, using educational software, drawing, visiting the library, going to the...
This article provides guidelines on how to keep kids safe online on the Internet by setting up parental controls in Windows Vista. This includes setting up new user accounts, turning on parental controls, applying web filters, and blocks websites, and setting time limits. Note: If you are using,...
Step-by-step instructions with photos on how to setup your TV as a computer monitor.
In this article, you will learn 10 simple ways to motivate children to exercise. Also included is a review of Wii Fit, Wii Fit Plus, Wii Sports and Wii Resort.
What is your intellectual passion and how do you solve a problem? This article shares my experience in finding my intellectual passion for problem solving, and also discusses where passion comes from, and tips for finding your intellectual passion.
This article explains temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ, including preventive measures and natural remedies for TMJ. This includes changing daily habits such as no nail biting or gum chewing, sleeping pattern, using a oral appliance at bedtime, taking OTC medicine to relieve pain, and using...
Learn about different herbal remedies you can use to promote good health, including aloe vera gel, anise, cinnamon, basil, echinachea, green tea, parsley and poppy seeds.
This article discusses differences in Excel 2002/2003 and 2007, focusing on new enhancements in Excel 2007. This includes new cell styles, building bigger worksheets, chart types, new cone and pyramid styles, and creating new charts.
This article discusses the differences between Excel 2002/2003 and 2007, focusing on File Compatibility. Learn how to save xlsx to xls file format so you can open your file in earlier versions of Excel if needed, or for sharing files with others who may be using a different version of Excel, or in...
This article reviews the differences in Microsoft Excel 2002/2003 and 2007, including images of the old toolbar vs. the new ribbon bar, the new Office button, and new ways to find commands including Help.
This article discusses simple, easy options on how to save money. Learn how to make educated choices in managing money!
How do you evaluate a training program? This article discusses Kirkpatrick's 4 levels of evaluation, including Reaction, Learning, Behavior and Results and how to use his model for summative evaluation.
This article contains tips for a clean and virus free computer, including cleaning your computer, clearing browser history, emptying the recycle bin, running operating system updates , and more.
This article details how I recovered from Antivirus Live, which is a deceitful malware program. This virus displays a pop-up message telling you that your computer is infected with spyware and that files are infected, which is actually a hoax. Included here are tips on what to do if you suspect...
This article discusses the use of templates in Microsoft Office, including instructions for using templates in Microsoft Word 2016.
This article contains instructions on how to setup Microsoft Word address labels. There are 3 methods described including a single sheet of labels with same address, different addresses on one or more sheets of labels or a blank sheet of labels, and mail merging a label template with an address...