Carlos Whittaker Interview: How To Sell 50,000 Copies Of Your Book “Out Of The Trunk Of Your Car”

You Can Make Any Book a Bestseller!

If there is a single motivation that informs most authors it is the desire to see one of our works become a genuine bestseller. I’ve had the privilege and it is a heady, if not lucrative experience. I’ve also published books that have garnered disappointing sales. What’s the difference? There are several factors that auger well for a title. It should be timely. It should appeal to a clearly identifiable audience, and if it has a sharp angle on a topic, it can rise to the top. But even more important is promotion, says this top international keynote speaker, best-selling author, and popular radio and TV commentator.

Self-Publisher’s 5-Minute Guide to Copyright

Self-publishers need to understand what copyright registration is designed to do, and what it does not do. In this article, a few minutes reading will give you some basic principles of copyright law.

Query Letters Editors and Publishers Love – Don’t Sell Yourself Short

If you are writing a book, a film or television script, or if you wish to see your articles published in a magazine or newspaper, then the importance of a query letter should never be underestimated. A well thought out query letter that can grab the editors or publishers attention is a crucial part of being published. Following are some tips you can use to spice up your query letters.

How Can a Child Publish Her Own Book?

I would highly suggest a self-publishing, print-on-demand company. I have used before and can vouch for them from personal experience.

7 Steps to Write a Saleable Book

Have you given up on writing your saleable book this year? Don’t throw in the towel yet! I’m convinced you can still do it. You can get started and even complete your short book in a few weeks.

How Do I Get My Book Published? Some Mistakes to Avoid

If you are wondering just how do I get my book published then you are not the first budding author to encounter the minefield of getting a book into print. Here’s some important steps in submitting a manuscript.

Membership Sites – Membership Levels Lead to Profits

The previous articles in this series have explored starting your own publishing empire with membership sites. We’ve discussed where to find content for your site, as well as why and how you want to provide several different types of media, including text, audio and video.

Five Rules You Must Break to Get Published

I belong to a number of online writers’ groups and it is heartbreaking to witness so many dysfunctional rules being propagated and mindlessly echoed that actually deter folks from getting their books published. Most of these maxims can be summarized in one sentence:

Should You Wait For a Traditional Publisher Or Self-Publish?

If you can’t find a publisher for your book, don’t feel bad–it’s very hard to get published by a major house unless you’re famous. However, don’t give up. If you have a message that will inspire, make your readers smile, or teach them a truth that can change their lives, then by all means, self-publish. But only if you have the guts and determination to get out there and promote it.

5 Good Reasons to Self-Publish Your Book

Five different scenarios in which it makes good business sense to self-publish a book for business or personal reasons and who the people are that fit these five self publishing scenarios. Explains how authorities, consultants, authors switching genres, activists, novelists and poets can find reasons to publish their own works.

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