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? ” — Brendon Burchard, Author of The Charge. The average advance from a major publisher is $500. — David Hancock, founder of Morgan James Publishing.

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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. This book is for anybody who has or is considering writing, publishing and distribution an ebook, and will save you hours of time and frustration.

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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? ” — Brendon Burchard, Author of The Charge. The average advance from a major publisher is $500. — David Hancock, founder of Morgan James Publishing.

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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. Toronto, Ontario, December 6, 2013 – Paul Lima has written and self-published 10 non-fiction books and one collection of short stories over the last six years and has now sold 10,000 copies of his books. Uncategorized business writing Freelance Writing Self-publishing

Indie-Publish Like a Pro with Erin Casey

Speaker Launcher

Self-publishing (aka indie-publishing) has shed the stigma of “those who can’t get published, self-publish.” Erin Casey is an author, book editor, and the owner of My Writers’ Connection, a publishing-services company she founded on the mission of […].

Lead Magnet Ideas For Self-Published Authors

Great Public Speaking

Nowadays, not only mainstream authors can use this, but also self-published authors. In the first place, your creativity and imagination is the reason why your self-published book came to be. This could be of great help to growing your author brand

Insider Secrets of Best Selling Authors with Kate White

Speaker Launcher

The post Insider Secrets of Best Selling Authors with Kate White appeared first on Jane Atkinson. We are so excited to be speaking with bestselling author, writing Superstar and fellow speaker, Kate White! . Kate is the former editor-in-chief of five magazines, including Cosmopolitan for 14 years, is a nationally recognized authority on leadership, work, and success. Today’s podcast is being brought to you by Accelerate Live 2018 – we have a live event Sept.

A Tale of Two Publishers - Woody Allen's and Bob Dilenschneider's

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When ViacomCBS announced that it was putting Simon & Schuster up for sale, a chill went through the publishing industry - or should have.  Is that code for the reality that book publishing isn't a growth business? Call it The Tale of Two Publishers.

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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. If you want to publish a book for friends and family, then self-publishing is the way to go. Self-publishing a book can help you professionally. Having said that, I know authors who sell 10,000 books a year.

Book Authors Now Earn $17,500 Annually (Authors Guild Survey)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Being a book author was like being an English college professor. " Now, thanks to the digital revolution, very few book authors can make it financially. According to the Authors Guild survey, reports Yahoo , the average annual income for a full-timer is $17,500.

The Business of Book Publishing - Bob Dilenschneider's "Decisions"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A sign network television is a medium in decline: There still are commercials hawking publishing a book as fulfillment of a dream.   The reality is that publishing a book has become a business. For those in professional services, publishing a book is the price of entry.

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Still Waiting for Your Breakthrough Moment? Author of The Happiness Project Says “Enjoy the Process”

Succeed Speaking

I asked Gretchen Rubin , author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller, The Happiness Project , about that on Friday afternoon… with emerging speakers and authors in mind (and even those who are established, but have their sights set on the “next level&# ).

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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. If you want to publish a book for friends and family, then self-publishing is the way to go. Self-publishing a book can help you professionally. Having said that, I know authors who sell 10,000 books a year.

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

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Mid-level authors already know that the era of large advances, generous royalties, book tours and media spots are over. 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

From Alan Dershowitz to Bob Dilenschneider - The Extreme Risk of Publishing a Book

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Publishing a book is the price of entry. Now, publishing a book can be an extreme liability in a career. Both helped shape their brandnames and enhanced their marketing outreach through publishing lots of books.  If the book doesn't rank high and sustain that ranking, as with Peter Thiel's "Zero to One," the authors' enemies lock and load with derision. The choice of subject can put the authors on the defensive.

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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. Although publishers are making a lot of noise about it, they've stayed remarkably quiet about another wheeze they've been exploiting since the digital age got under way - and about which they haven't bothered to tell their authors. So does that mean that the rights never revert to authors any more?"

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. Tanya Hall, publishing expert and Greenleaf Book Group CEO, will introduce you to the happy middle ground of hybrid publishing where […].

Growth of ebooks and indie authors

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

According to Publisher’s Weekly : Ten years ago, e-books accounted for less than 1% of the trade book market. Writers are drawn to e-book self-publishing for the total creative control, faster access to global markets, and pricing and promotion flexibility. Traditionally published e-book authors earn only 12%–17%. While I have never topped a bestseller list, I self-publish all my book in print and electronic format.

The Self Promoting Author

Great Public Speaking

The Internet has completely changed the marketing world for authors. Authors can Build a website Start a blog Establish a following on social networking sites Participate in forums Create a book trailer for YouTube Start public speaking All of the above steps allow writers to share and showcase their work. Publishers want authors to have a hands on approach when promoting their book.

Post-BuzzFeed Allegations about Tony Robbins - Simon & Schuster Reportedly Drops Book He Co-Authored

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At BuzzFeed , investigative reporter Katie Baker states that publisher Simon & Schuster isn't going ahead with "The Path: Accelerating Your Journey to Financial Freedom." What a stunning reversal of fortune.

Authors, Publicity is Your Ticket to Success

Great Public Speaking

How Authors use Publicity to Make Massive Book Sales" When: January 23rd, 8:00PM EST. We are giving away 16 tickets to Author 101 University but you must be on the call live to win! > How to become an author in 5 easy steps and in less than 90 days. =>

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Cliff Atkinson on getting your book published

Speak Schmeak

Cliff Atkinson , author of " Beyond Bullet Points ," (my favorite book on using slides/PowerPoint) facilitates a discussion at PresentationCampLA on traditional publishing, based on his experience and with some good additional comments by other participants.

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.). I’m betting the reason you haven’t published a book yet is because of something in #3.

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Cliff Atkinson on getting your book published

Speak Schmeak

Cliff Atkinson , author of " Beyond Bullet Points ," (my favorite book on using slides/PowerPoint) facilitates a discussion at PresentationCampLA on traditional nonfiction publishing, based on his experience and with some good additional comments by other participants.

POD authors go Kindle, ePub: Here’s a bit of a primer

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Now that I've published 6 Amazon Kindle books, a few people have asked me when I'll be updating my Print on demand: Self-publishing getting started primer to include a section on e-books, particularly Kindle and ePub books. Freelance Writing - General Self-Publishing & Print On Demand creating ePub creating Kindle ePub Kindle POD print on deman

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Your Situation Is High Stakes - Should You Publish a Book? (Alan Dershowitz is convinced that's a must-do)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Publishing a book eats resources, as well as one's soul. I advise prospective authors: Don't enter the publishing niche unless you can afford a seasoned publicist in the book space.  Actually, to remain on the radar you have to continue publishing books.

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Responding to “Why social media isn’t the magic bullet for self-epublished authors”

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

In this blog post, I respond to "Why social media isn't the magic bullet for self-epublished authors", an article published recently in the Guardian. Self-Publishing & Print On Demand ebooks marketing books

Book Authors: Mostly Labor of Love or Marketing Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's rare that a book author will become wealthy, at least not through the royalties from books. Also, increasingly it's irrelevant whether the books are produced by a publisher such as HarperCollins or a self-publisher like iUniverse.com.

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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.    And in the last few years, experimentation has increased, with successful authors like Seth Godin by-passing traditional publishing, new ventures like NetMinds from Tim Sanders and team, and the explosion of various kinds of self-publishing

Books As Loss Leaders: More authors realizing that

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Authors publish them as the price of entry to be taken seriously in a career path. There are many digital ways to get insight into what is going on.  Those include mining the content of tweets and the comments on blogs and news sites.

Crowdsourcing A Book - Not When There's Supposed To Be One Author (that is, one voice)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, it's predictable that those planning to publish a book will consider having it ghostwritten by several people. For example, the author for a guide on social media had about 10 experts each research and ghostwrite a chapter.  Crowdsourcing is the new cool.

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Resonate Is Hot Off the iBook Presses!

Duarte Blog

We are proud to say that Resonate is the first interactive business book built using Apple’s iBooks Author, a tool to help publishers create digital books that leverage the iPad’s video, sound, interactive diagrams, and text functionality.

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

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Marie Force is a New York Times best selling contemporary romance author. 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. It was widely publicized through indie author groups and social media. Nearly 90 percent of responding authors were female, the majority between the ages of 41 and 50.

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Amazon Book-Review Folly - Author Paying 20 Bucks for Each Review

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

About 3 hours ago on the Los Angeles, California section of Craigslist for "writing/editing," a new author has placed a help-wanted. Here's the deal: The author will pay $20 to each person who will order the book from Amazon, give it a quick read and then leave a review.

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Jean Stein, Iconic Author, Leaps to Death on Manhattan Upper East Side

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" More recently, she published a chronicle of Hollywood figures ranging from Lauren Bacall to Dennis Hopper.   It's amazing that authors can hold on long enough to leave something significant behind.

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Win Free Tickets to Author 101 University

Great Public Speaking

Join me at Author 101 on October 24 -27, 2013, Las Vegas, NV to discover the latest and most effective web techniques that can double or triple your sales automatically. You don''t want to miss this event if you are serious about your marketing and publishing success. If you are an entrepreneurs, author, speaker, or consultant Author 101 University is for you. How to create a line of back-end products to maximize your income as a publisher on a limited budget.

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Are You an Author? How to Survive the Book Business Today

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

The author and book business is changing rapidly, and the news is not good for a lot of the players. Established publishers struggle to get attention for their books through traditional channels, and haven’t learned yet how to use the new social media channels well.

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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.  We’ve had an online community for almost 15 years where readers can talk to each other, to Harlequin employees, and to our authors.

5 Reasons Every Speaker Should Write a Book (and a FREE Guide 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.). I’m betting the reason you haven’t published a book yet is because of something in #3.

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For authors who have books available in French libraries …

Joan Detz Speaker Services

In 2017, HOW TO WRITE & GIVE A SPEECH will be published in Chinese – both in print and ebook. So far, my books have not been translated into French – but if you’re an author of a book that appears in French […]. My own books have been translated into Japanese, Dutch, Polish and Spanish. Freelance Writing International speakers News, events, and awards

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Wanting to Work With Smart Clients - Maybe We Should Steer Clear of Publishing + Those Committed to Do Old-Line Book

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One niche I am tending to rule out are those associated with publishing - both those in publishing per se such as Conde Nast and those determined to publish an old-line hard cover book that will be listed on Amazon.  For me, that space hasn't been publishing.

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Print on Demand and traditional publishing converging, but…

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Print on Demand and traditional publishing are converging, but serious POD authors feel they don’t get the respect they deserve. I find it ironic because I know a number of authors who have been published by traditional publishers, and they feel the same way. Tags: Self-Publishing & Print On Demand print on demand Let’s face it, we all want to be best sellers. Until we [.].

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"Send Us Your Book" - Publishing Still Platform for Consultants to Make Big Money

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What's new in the book publishing niche are two developments. One, it's okay to self-publish. If it sinks to the one-million ranking within a month of publication, then the author can become an object of ridicule.

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