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Author sells 10,000th self-published books

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

We interrupt this blog to make what I consider a wonderful announcement : Paul Lima has written and self-published 11  books in six years and has sold 10,000 copies of his books. Several of his books on writing are used by colleges and universities. Uncategorized business writing Freelance Writing Self-publishing

5 Reasons Every Speaker Should Write a Book (and How to Write Yours in 90 Days)

Succeed Speaking

If you’re a speaker, or if you want to speak, you should write a book. You don’t believe you really need a book, or. But why?

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Self-publishing takes work…

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Self-publishing takes work, and even money, but it can be rewarding — personally, professionally and even financially. Let’s take a look at the potential rewards and then at the work and potential costs involved in self-publishing a book. Self-publishing a book can help you professionally. Do you teach?

Tablets Will Soon Transform B2B Book Publishing

Content Marketing Today

Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet will dramatically accelerate the move to e-books. Does this mean that print books will disappear anytime soon?

One Writer’s Tale of Self-Publishing

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

In 2009, 76% of all books released were self-published, according to Publishers Weekly. The number of self-published print and e-books continue to grow exponentially while the number of books issued by traditional publishers declines. Published Articles Self-Publishing & Print On Demand

Speakers - Where's Your Book?

Speak and Deliver

It's a good book, with some life-changing advice, if one chooses to apply it. Which brings me to a larger point: Where's YOUR book?

Self-publishing takes work – a self-publishing primer

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Self-publishing takes work, and even money, but it can be rewarding — personally, professionally and even financially. Let’s take a look at the potential rewards and then at the work and potential costs involved in self-publishing a book. Self-publishing a book can help you professionally. Do you teach?

Book review: Your Best Just Got Better

The Presenter's Blog

This is a book that you can immediately gain from. It is published by Wiley and available in a variety of formats including e-books and audio.

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Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur: How to publish a book

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur: How to publish a book, by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch. Books Writing book review

Do e-book sales cannibalize print sales?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Do e-book sales cannibalize print sales? Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand creating e-books creating e-pubs e-books Kindle books sales of e-booksFind out what Paul Lima has experienced.

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5 Questions to ask before you start to write your non-fiction book

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

A friend of mine told me he was starting to write a non-fiction book. suggested that he take a look at the W5, from the perspective of thinking about and planning his book, before he started to write. congratulated him and asked, “Have you answered your who, what, where, when and why yet?”. And here, in a nutshell, is what I told him.

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Is self-publishing worth it?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

earn about $10,000 a year from my non-fiction books. For some writers using traditional publishers, that would not be nearly enough. All I know is I earn on 200 books what a traditional publisher would have paid me if they had sold 1,000 books. I’ve sold 10,000 books. We can’t all earn the same.

Write a Book. Change the World.

Content Marketing Today

Great business books do change the world. You may have the beginnings of a great business book lurking within your brain.

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9 Tips for Publishing Success — Expert Advice from Author 101 University

Succeed Speaking

Have you been thinking about writing a book — for years — but just can’t seem to make it happen? — Vicki St. George

New book, Master Presenter, collects lessons from the world’s top presentation experts

PowerPoint Tips

You can order the book from Amazon here: Kindle version. The book contains articles by: Dianna Booher. Paperback version. Tom Mucciolo.

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Print on demand: Self-publishing getting started primer

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

With the growth in Print on Demand (POD), public speakers, seminar leaders, consultants, technical trainers, financial planners, real estate agents, lawyers, nutritionists and fitness experts, cooks and chefs, people who have lived interesting, and not so interesting, lives, are self-publishing non-fiction books like never before.

Geetesh Bajaj of publishes new e-book on PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts

PowerPoint Tips

The e-book contains many, many more shortcuts that will save you time. Geetesh has set this e-book up with a buyer-set price. Resources

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From American Society of Journalists & Authors, Wed July 20: Learn about Hybrid Publishing

Joan Detz Speaker Services

July ShopTalk  Hybrid Publishing: Your Book, Your Way The great news for authors is that they no longer have to choose between the restrictive arrangements of traditional publishing and the Wild West of self-publishing. Audio Visual, PowerPoint & Podcasts Freelance Writing News, events, and awards

Seminar: How to Self-publish and Market your Print on Demand and e-Book

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Seminar: How to Self-publish and Market your Print on Demand and e-Book. 27 in Toronto. Workshops, Seminars & Online Courses

Read a book -- you'll be a better speaker

Speak Schmeak

Preferably read something in print, published by a legitimate publisher who pays copy editors to make sure the English language is not butchered.

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Presentation books: The Pin Drop Principle

The Presenter's Blog

Published June 5th, 2012. The acting insights throughout the book serve a purpose, are relevant, and offer pointers and ideas. To calm?

13 great books to help you succeed, create, & communicate better in 2013

Presentation Zen

One of the many things from his book that resonated with me was his strong belief that voracious reading was a key to his creativity. White.

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What is the future of publishing?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

There has been a great deal of handwringing in the book publishing world for the last decade or so over what the Internet is going to do to traditional publishing.      I get questions all the time from prospective authors who wonder whether it’s worth it to publish in the traditional way at all. 

Write a Great Book, Create a #1 Bestseller – 8 Simple Steps

Succeed Speaking

Brendon Burchard’s new book, The Millionaire Messenger, is #1 on both the New York Times‘ and USA Today‘s paperback advice/how-to bestseller lists. Well, I got an email from Brendon this week and he broke it down into eight steps: Write a great book with a core message that helps people. How did he do it?

Book 3 of 52 in 52: Drive by Daniel Pink

Speak and Deliver

Sure, I''d seen the TEDtalk video - but everytime I thought about buying the book - well, other offerings just seemed to jump up instead.

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[Podcast] Getting Your Book Into Print with Erin Casey

Speaker Launcher

You’ve been saying it for years: “Someday I’m going to get around to writing that book.” Erin Casey is a ghost-writer, editor and book coach who has helped countless experts get their ideas into published books. Writing a book can seem like a daunting task, but with the right plan, it […]. Well, why not now?

Resonate Is Hot Off the iBook Presses!

Duarte Blog

Resonate has made the leap from book to iBook ! The app enabled our designers to create and convey content not possible on the printed page.

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Non-fiction book titles and SEO

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Excerpt from "Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published Fiction or Non-fiction Book and eBook" on using SEO in your non-fiction book titles. Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services My Books Search Engine Optimization

The writer who made millions by self-publishing online

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

books and made $2.5m". all through self-publishing! Self-Publishing & Print On Demand POD print on demand self-publishingIn "20 months Hocking has sold 1.5m Disbelief! But true.

Make sure your book title is Amazon “SEO” friendly

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I can’t believe how How To Write A Non-fiction Book In 60 Days and several other of my books on writing and freelance writing continue to sell well on Amazon – in the US and the UK, especially as Kindles. I am doing no promotion, other than the odd tweet and blog post, and the [.]. Self-Publishing & Print On Demand SE

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How to Write a Bestseller – 10 Lessons Learned from Jack Canfield and Steve Harrison

Succeed Speaking

It’s no secret that a good book can help you achieve greater success as a speaker. They both have books on leadership.”

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Lead Magnet Ideas For Self-Published Authors

Great Public Speaking

Nowadays, not only mainstream authors can use this, but also self-published authors. It is the perfect virtual social hangout and marketplace.

Content Marketing Books to Help Sell the C-Level

Content Marketing Today

consider this David Meerman Scott book mandatory reading for all marketers. If so, this book can’t lose. Written by Joe Pulizzi. Chapman.

Book Review: The Art of Immersion, by Frank Rose

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The implications of the transition from top-down to user-generated content is explored in detail by Frank Rose in his book The Art of Immersion.

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GUEST POST: A literary agent reflects “On Authors and Book Talks”

Joan Detz Speaker Services

On Authors and Book Talks By Debbie Carter of Waverly Place Literary Agency Living in the hub of America’s book publishing capital, I see new books churned through New York’s publicity machine of readings and TV talk shows.  Every new book competes for a slot in bookstores, libraries, bars and colleges.

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Speaker Leader Champion - Book 13 of 52 in 52 Weeks - A Review

Speak and Deliver

In fact, I purchased the book as part of the record-setting attempt. Toastmasters, particularly those who compete, are going to love this book.

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5 books that capture commencement speeches by women

The Eloquent Woman

Commencement ceremonies often feature women speakers, but their speeches are less frequently published than those of male speakers.

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Workshop: Getting Your Book to Market Using Print on Demand (Kitchener)

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

This workshop will define POD, spell out how POD works, reveal the author’s responsibility (other than writing the book) and discuss the steps authors can take to prepare books. Self-Publishing & Print On Demand Workshops, Seminars & Online Courses Paul Lima print on demand workshopWorkshop will be held in Kitchener.).

Book journal: Handbagging and women public speakers

The Eloquent Woman

book journal What do handbags have to do with public speaking? More than you might imagine. What a mixed bag! citizen to vote?" speech.

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E-book give-away summer social media contest

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

You can win a PDF or Kindle version of any one of my dozen books or short reports. Freelance Writing - General My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand business writing book freelance writing books summer book contest