Saturday, September 10, 2011

Smashwords Images: Banner Ads

Smashwords Image: Save a Tree, Publish OnlineSmashwords Image: Reject the Rejection LetterSmashwords Image: Think You've Got the Write Stuff?Feel free to sprinkle these Smashwords images on your personal blog or web site.

To access the image, two options:

1. Easiest. Right mouse click, then download it to your computer so you can upload it somewhere else.

2. Advanced. If you're good with HTML, right mouse click on the image, then click "Copy Image Location," and that will give you the HTML address you can use to embed the image on your your blog or website without actually having to host it yourself.

To resize the images, or to change them from .gif to another format, it's easy using multiple free image editing software packages.

You can use Paint (comes with all PCs), or download the free application.

After you embed the image somewhere, be sure to hyperlink it so when people click the image, it takes them somewhere.

Since these ads appeal to writers interested to publish and distribute with the Smashwords, the best place to link them to is our "How to Publish at Smashwords" page, the hyperlink for which is

You can also link to our home page, which is simply
Smashwords Image: Have You Got the Write Stuff?Smashwords Image: Save a Tree, Publish Online Instead

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Smashwords Logos and Images

Smashwords authors and publishers are authorized to use these logos and images as they wish to assist in their book marketing efforts.

To resize the images, consider using a free app such as

If you create buttons, badges or widgets you'd like to share with fellow Smashwords authors for their use, please email Mark Coker at first initial second initial at you know where dot com.

Smashwords offers widgets on every book page on the Smashwords web site.  Authors, readers and affiliate marketers alike can create customized widgets for off-site marketing.

Mark Coker of Smashwords
Here's a photo of Mark Coker, the founder of Smashwords.

Jim Azevedo Smashwords Marketing Director
This is Jim Azevedo, Smashwords Marketing Director.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011