The Wrong Way to Become an Author!
Writing a book is one of the best ways to promote your business and advance your career. But in my opinion, there’s a wrong way to go about it. This article explains what I mean.Are You Ready to Publish Your Book?
After letting your creative juices flow for several months, the first time writer is ready to publish. The process is not always straight forward and there many important factors to consider. Understand the publishing guidelines early. Design a cover that is attractive but above all be persistent. Many best-selling books have been rejected by the first and second publisher that the writer approached.Quick Steps to Self-Publishing
When you think about self-publishing, you may become overwhelmed with all of the information that’s out there. Hopefully, these steps can help you get started on your self-publishing journey.10 Essential Self Publishing Tips
Self publishing is a fast moving industry with a lot of competition. So if you’re going to do it, do it right. Make sure you have everything in place well in advance of even writing your book. Know who you’re writing for, what you want to say, why your book is better than any other like it, how you plan to market your book and much, much, more. And here are ten essential self publishing tips to help you.Self-Publishing? What You Need to Know About ISBNs
Self-publishing can be a great way to get your book to market quickly; however, that leaves many of the publishing house details up to you. Never fear! It is much less intimidating than it first appears. With just a few clicks of your mouse, you can purchase ISBNs and barcodes, and you can register your book with the Library of Congress.POD Costs and Profits Using Amazon and Lightning Source
Here is a financial analysis for self-publishers of what is involved in selling a book using Amazon and Lightning Source. Here Amazon is the retailer for our books, and Lightning is the printer and distributor for our books. This analysis will show you how much money you will get for each book that you sell on Amazon’s website when you use Lightning Source as your printer and distributor. This will also help you understand how Amazon and Lightning take their cut of your book’s cover price, and what money you end up getting.Canadian Author Profile: A Look At the Work of Marina Cohen
In all my reading of Canadian novels, the impetus of writers from Southern Ontario toward the Southern Ontario Gothic is one that I love coming back to again and again. Is it any wonder then that reading the two most recent YA novels written by Marina Cohen, who is a master of the genre, would spark so much interest and enthusiasm in me?Blogging, Marketing, Selling and You
All enlightened self-interest is altruistic; if you want to sell, even if you just want to be noticed, give service to others, success will come. This article offers a personal experience.The 10 Pros of Self-Publishing
Here are 10 great reasons that explain why self-publishing is a great thing to get into. Now, more than ever before, self-publishing can be a fascinating, quick, and profitable way to improve your career and bank account at the same time.Using Testimonials and Endorsements to Promote Your Book: A Guide For Self-Publishers
Testimonials and endorsements must be an integral part of your self-published-book promotion program. These testimonials and endorsements should be shown and used everywhere and anywhere you have an opportunity to show them. Here are a few excellent suggestions.