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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. Personally rewarding.

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. POD publishers charge aspiring authors modest fees and pay no advances.

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. Uncategorized business writing Freelance Writing Self-publishing Several of his books on writing are used by colleges and universities.

Why (and how) you should publish your speeches

The Eloquent Woman

If you give a speech, but don't take steps to publish or preserve it afterward, did you make a sound? Transcribe: No text? Please?

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. Personally rewarding.

Tablets Will Soon Transform B2B Book Publishing

Content Marketing Today

This means that authors and publishers are no longer cost limited to black and white text and images, as they are in hardback or paperback books.

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.

Book marketing hints and tips to help you sell your published or self-published book

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Marketing Your Services My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand POD promoting books self-publisingUsing the book marketing hints and tips in this blog post won't guarantee that your book will become a best seller or that you will sell boxes of books.

Indie Publishing Pot of Gold for Some, Work in Progress for Many

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

She is also a self-published author who is very active in the self-publishing community. She recently surveyed self-published authors and has post the extensive results of the survey on her blog. Marie Force is a New York Times best selling contemporary romance author. Here is an excerpt and a link to the full results. 8, 2016.

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

Succeed Speaking

But if it happens to be, you’ll soon have five good reasons to get published, pronto.). Thank you for reading.]. Believe me, I get it.

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

Succeed Speaking

Are you writing a book right now and wondering how to get it published? The average advance from a major publisher is $500. Start fights.

Mini-review of Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published Book and eBook

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

A short review of Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published Fiction or Non-fiction Book and eBook has just been posted on Amazon: Paul Lima’s book Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published Book or eBook was a valuable resource to me as a new author. I recommend this book to all aspiring authors.

How to pivot, publish & prosper: keynote speakers for #ASJA2017

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Publish. By Estelle Erasmus As Chair for the 2017 ASJA Conference in NYC, with the theme of Pivot. Prosper, I’m delighted to announce our keynote speakers for members only day and non-members day. Freelance Writing News, events, and awards Professional organizations

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

Single-source publishing with PowerPoint–use PowerPoint for all versions of your training!

PowerPoint Tips

The post Single-source publishing with PowerPoint–use PowerPoint for all versions of your training! Creating multiple implementations.

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Skyword Study: Early Morning Publishing Yields the Most Article Views

Content Marketing Today

Articles published during breakfast and lunch yield more views on average. As a growing list of media companies, brands, and retailers adopt Skyword to manage their digital content production, we gain insight into the world of content marketing and publishing. We write each month to share best practices that we observe industry-wide.

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. 

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

The writer who made millions by self-publishing online

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

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

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.

Yin and Yang of (self)Publishing & Print on Demand (POD)

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

If you are interested in self-publishing or POD (print on demand), you might find the following three videos on "The Yin and Yang of (self)Publishing" of interest. Self-Publishing & Print On Demand Paul Lima POD

Authors versus publishers in the digital age

Max Atkinson

As many of you will know, there's quite a debate going on about Google's plan to make every book ever published available online. And I've long been amazed that it seems to have stayed in print for as long as the 25 years since it was first published by Methuen in 1984. No", said the publishers of the day (Routledge). So what?

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

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

PowerPoint Tips

Ever want to work faster in PowerPoint? Of course you do! Here are a few of my favorites for PowerPoint 2007 and 2010: Ungroup: Ctrl + Shift + G.

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Public Speaking Business Marketing - Self Publishing CDs

Great Public Speaking

How much money do you have invest to start publishing Cd's? Using the Print-on-Demand method of self publishing, you can print and ship Cd's to customers starting with no money up front. You can create a massive amount of 'passive' income (money that rolls in while you sleep) with products that you can sell from a website.

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Talking about Presentation Zen with my publisher

Presentation Zen

It''s hard to believe that it has been six years since Peachpit Published my first book, Presentation Zen. It''s a gorgeous location.

Resonate Is Hot Off the iBook Presses!

Duarte Blog

Resonate has made the leap from book to iBook ! If not for the outstanding capabilities of the program (and the iPad!), –Nancy Duarte.

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

Succeed Speaking

At least 80% of your book’s success will depend on you , not your publisher. Business Strategy Publishing Writing Books

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Is Apple Planning to Make E-Publishing Easy for Everyone? | The VAR Guy

Content Marketing Today

19, 2012, media event that makes it easy to design and publish professional interactive ePubs?ArsTechnica Essentially, it will be a simple application that can make it easy to develop, build and publish a complete interactive text. Is Apple planning to unleash an e-book application at its Jan. Via

The Op-Ed - 4 Tips To Get It Published In Influential Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The trick, though, is to craft the op-ed so that it is published in influential media. It takes that to catch the eye of the editor. 

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Print on Demand blog posts and video trailer

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Self-Publishing & Print On Demand POD print on demand self-publishingPrint on Demand blog posts and video trailer now available online.

Webinar: Introduction to Self-Publishing Sat. Nov. 8

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Webinar: Introduction to Self-Publishing. Self-publishing is a booming business. If you have written, or are writing, a book, your future most likely includes self-publishing — whether you want to sell your book to the general public, at conferences and events, or just to family and friends.

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Ana Marie Cox: Publishing on Campaign 2012 in

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Her opinion piece on Mitt Romney was published yesterday in  Ana Marie Cox left the Washington D.C. area but not opining on politics.    Here you can read it. Branding careers Current Affairs Media Politics Values Web/Tech Weblogs Writing

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Speakers - Where's Your Book?

Speak and Deliver

Without getting too deep, writing and publishing a book is simply not that difficult anymore. I won't ruin it by saying he survived - oops.

Article: Self-Publishing, Author Services Open Floodgates for Writers

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Publishers just don't have the resources to offer them full support. The Internet, online bookstores, e-books, and an economy in decline are cited as some root causes of the steady slump in the traditional publishing industry. Tags: Self-Publishing & Print On Demand Yet in 2006 print-on-demand exploded.

How Many Spokes on Your Content Wheel?

Succeed Speaking

This week’s newsletter is inspired by a statement from Mark Schoenwald, the new CEO of Thomas Nelson (the sixth largest American trade publisher and world’s largest Christian publisher, according to Wikipedia): We can no longer think of ourselves as just a book publisher, but as a content provider.

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People I’m Grateful for #10 – Harlequin Publishing – A Publisher Gets It Right

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

What do Harvard Business Publishing and Harlequin – the publisher of a gazillion romance novels – have in common?    The romance novel publisher has a devoted following of mostly women who devour its books, and Harlequin has helped them create a community that talks about a great deal more than the torrid fiction itself. 

You Have a Great Voice, Now What?

Manner of Speaking

The Audio Publishers Association has a wonderful site that explains how to become a narrator and offers a variety of resources for this niche.

Publishers - The Facebook Wednesday Massacre

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Eventually, one wonders how many publishers will be left standing. " - Josh Constine, TechCrunch, June 29, 2016. Here is the article.

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

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand books by Paul Lima how to write a non-fiction book in 60 days how to write non-fiction book non-fiction book planning to write non-fiction bookA friend of mine told me he was starting to write a non-fiction book. And here, in a nutshell, is what I told him.

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