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The Business of Self-Publishing

Every person who writes a book is an entrepreneur.  Yes, there is an aspect of art in writing a book, but there is an equal part which is all business. You embraced the art, now you have to embrace the … Continue reading

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Five Steps in the Self-publication Process

You’ve written an awesome book. It may be your first, your second, or your tenth. It may be a novel, biography, business book, or self-help book. Now it is time to see your creation in print, in an e-book format, … Continue reading

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The Amazon Book Puzzle

Selling books on Amazon can and should be a positive. If you’ve written a novel, biography, business book, or self-help book, you want to maximize your relationship with Amazon. Let’s talk about how. Amazon is in the business of selling … Continue reading

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Independent Publishing – What Is It?

Independent Publishing is about you as an author going into business. Yes, the business begins with the writing of that special novel, biography, business book, or self-help book that you have long dreamed of completing, or with the hiring of … Continue reading

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Know Your Book Designer

When you are independently publishing your book or self-publishing, a book designer can and should be your best friend. After all the work you’ve put into creating a special novel, biography, business book, or self-help book, you deserve a finished … Continue reading

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Independent Publishing vs. Vanity Presses

If you’ve spent as many days, weeks, and months as I have writing your very important and extremely special book, it is vital that you know the difference between publishing your book independently or relying on vanity presses or pay-to-publish … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Mistakes

Self-publishing is world filled with opportunities. It is also a world filled with challenges, uncertainty, and, very often, disappointment. If you are self-publishing, it means you’ve spent considerable time writing your book or collaborating with a ghostwriter. Whether you’ve written … Continue reading

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Ghostwriting is an Art

The best ghostwriters are generally successful authors in their own right.  They are generally highly published and very often critically acclaimed. Like the books that ghostwriters author for their own literary collections, the books they author for their clients require … Continue reading

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Smart Book Cover Design

How many books have you passed over because the cover design did nothing to attract your attention.  It happens far more often than we think.  A poorly designed book cover is a disaster in many ways.  In many ways, it … Continue reading

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An Audiobook is a Must

Imagine someone listening to your book while they’re sitting on the beach watching the waves roll in.  Imagine someone listening to your audiobook driving across country. It’s happening more and more.  The audiobook industry is nearly a billion-dollars strong. As … Continue reading

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