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.

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 workshopThe workshop will also look at what various POD companies do (for you) at what price, and outline the kind of distribution you can expect from POD companies.

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Turn a presentation into a report or e-book

PowerPoint Tips

You might find it valuable to create a report or e-book from a presentation. You can then make the e-book/report available for download, or even print it. But how do you turn a presentation into a report or e-book? Formatting your report or e-book.

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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. I suggested that he take a look at the W5, from the perspective of thinking about and planning his book, before he started to write. 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 book

Print On Demand Video Primer: How to Get Your Book to Market

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Print on Demand (POD) is a popular, affordable short-run publishing process that can be used to self-publish and sell print and electronic copies of your book(s) from your website and/or from leading online booksellers such as Amazon and Barnes and Noble in the US, Indigo-Chapters in Canada and WH Smith in the UK. You can also use POD to print copies of your book(s) at wholesale prices and to sell them at workshops, lectures and readings, and even through book retailers.

Introduction to “Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published Fiction or Non-fiction Book and eBook”

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I presume you are reading this book because you have written a book, or are writing a book or plan to write a book, and are thinking of self-publishing it. Or you have written a book and have been shopping it around but have not landed an agent or publisher, and are now thinking of self-publishing it. My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand POD print on demand self-publishing

Get your Book in Print Without Going Broke

Speaker Launcher

Writing the book can often be the easy part! My book design company showed their true colors when we had a problem with a print run of my workbook. I adore my book design team at Heidy Lawrence Associates. Booking Speeches

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

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Using 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. However, not using the book marketing hints and tips in this blog post all but guarantees that you will not sell any, or will only sell a few, books. Marketing Your Services My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand POD promoting books self-publising

Speakers - Where's Your Book?

Speak and Deliver

It's a good book, with some life-changing advice, if one chooses to apply it. Dennis has filled the book with personal anecdotes of his multi-faceted life. If you're tired of the same retread motivational books by the old standard speakers, this will be a breath of fresh air.

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. Have you ever heard the expression, "It's a doggy dog world?" Have you ever heard someone say, "For all intensive purposes?"

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. Self-Publishing & Print On Demand SEOI am doing no promotion, other than the odd tweet and blog post, and the [.].

52 Books in 52 Weeks - 2014 Challenge Wrap-Up

Speak and Deliver

Below is my list of 52 books (which turned into 61 as I added new books along the way) that I set a goal to read and review in 2014. I only made it through 39 books, with the final review posted earlier today - but I feel like it was a successful year of reading nonetheless.

The Interpersonal Communication Book

The Communication Blog

I want to apologize to users of my Interpersonal Communication Book , 14th edition. A paragraph was omitted in the printing. The Interpersonal Communication BookThe following paragraph would be inserted on page 130 before "Personal Distance." Intimate Distance. In intimate distance , ranging from actual touching to 18 inches, the presence of the other individual is unmistakable. Each person experiences the sound, smell, and feel of the other’s breath.

Print - Shrinking World but Special

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Its outgoing editor in chief Graydon Carter was known for the glossy print edition of the magazine and the gala Oscar Party (which some perceived as excessive gilded age). Currently, she's in the leadership of the Times' influential book section. The print kind.

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. Several of his books on writing are used by colleges and universities.

10 great books to help you think, create, & communicate better in 2012

Presentation Zen

In the spirit of personal kaizen , I have listed below a few books that I read (or reread) over the past year that you may want to read as part of your own continuous improvement journey. Clicking on the book's icon takes you to (1) This book is quick and easy to read.

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Book selling milestone reached today

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Just minutes ago, I sold my 1500th print on demand (POD) book through, an online POD sales and fulfillment company. I'm just shy of 3,000 books sold overall through all sources. Self-Publishing & Print On Demand Lightening Source Lulu print on demand

[Podcast] Taking Your Book from Idea to Print: A Process for Getting it Done with Sam Horn

Speaker Launcher

A huge part of writing a book is getting your ideas down on paper. As a speaker, communications strategist and author of 6 books, Sam Horn knows a thing or two about the authoring process.

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 contestThe contest is easy to enter, if you are using any form of social media, such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, a blog, and so on.

Book Review: The Art of Immersion, by Frank Rose

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Storytelling has come full circle from the logical inevitability of the printed page to the random, emotionally binding, infinitely looping immersive stories of this fragmented age where anyone can create and re-purpose content, as did the bards of pre-literate eras.

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Print-on-Demand (POD) for Beginners seminar (Toronto; Nov. 12)

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

The Editors’ Association of Canada is sponsoring a Print-on-Demand (POD) for Beginners conduct by yours truly. This Print on Demand (POD) workshop covers a variety of topics related to self-publishing and marketing your books, including: - POD defined - Difference between POD, vanity publishing, and vanity POD - Importance of targeting your audience (before you write) - POD companies/options - Specific [.].

THE SOCIAL MEDIA MONTHLY: Print publication for web-based/mobile era

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

THE SOCIAL MEDIA MONTHLY , published by Cool Blue Company, is a new print periodical focused on the evolution of social media. That   I bellied up at the check-out to bring a new print buddy home.

Books & eBooks on copywriting, business writing, business of freelance writing and related topics

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

In 2006, I set out to write a book on the business of freelance writing. Seven years later, I find myself the author of 18 books and short reports. I''m only half way through the 18th book. And one book is no longer in print. However, if you are looking for a book on copywriting, writing media releases, business writing, the freelance writing business or creative writing, and related topics.

How to book more business and own your niche

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

NSA/NC Meeting Report: Saturday March 2, 2013 The Saturday meeting of the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association featured two savvy businesswomen who shared ways professional speakers and information entrepreneurs can book more business and own their niche markets.

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SEO in non-fiction book titles can boost sales

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

[Excerpt from Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published Fiction or Non-fiction Book and eBook - [link] . I can’t believe how well How to Write a Non-fiction Book in 60 Days and several other of my books on writing and freelance writing continue to sell on Amazon, in the US and the UK, as print and Kindle books. I don’t do a lot of promotion, other than using some social media (more on that later in the book).


Chapter 1: How to Write a Non-fiction Book in 60 Days

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Chapter 1: Can You Write A Book In 60 Days? Is it possible to write a book in 60 days? I have written 11 books and short reports —each in less than 60 days. Many other writers I know have written books in under 60 days too. This book will show you how to do it. When it comes to writing a book in 60 days there are a couple of caveats, as you might expect. The first caveat: the process outlined in this book focuses on writing non-fiction.

How to Write a Non-fiction Book in 60 Days: Review

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Paul Lima has written a thin paperback called How to Write a Non-fiction Book in 60 Days. If you are an aspiring writer of non-fiction, you should read Paul’s book and take his advice. He has written 15 books and short reports; each publication took him fewer than 60 days to write. The book is suited for people who have great ideas for non-fiction books, but who don’t know how to write them. Review by Franklin Carter.

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. This trend is being fostered by both independent authors and the new wave of print on demand (POD) publishers who publish books for would-be authors lacking the technical skills to otherwise self-publish.

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Speak Up For Your Business - by Michelle Mazur - Book 22 of 52 in 52

Speak and Deliver

Yet another book not on my list, but just released, and directed straight at those who read Speak & Deliver! Can a business professional pick up the book and then go out and deliver a better presentation? This book addresses that and more.

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1,500 books sold

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

This just in: I’ve officially sold 1,500 Print on Demand books. I look forward to porting my books over to the print on demand printer LSI (from the POD [.]. Tags: My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand print on demand self-publising When I started the journey, 100 seemed like a lofty (and far away) goal! It’s been a lot of work, but a lot of fun too.

When the Economist acknowledges Print on Demand, you know it’s taking off

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

The boom in printing on demand Just press print; new technology promises to prolong the life of the book ESPRESSO might seem an odd name for a bookmaking machine. But the wardrobe-sized apparatus at Blackwell, a bookstore in central London, and 30 other locations worldwide can print a paperback in about the time it takes to make [.]. Tags: Self-Publishing & Print On Demand print on demand

The Nonverbal Communication Book Preface

The Communication Blog

Recently, I published The Nonverbal Communication Book with Kendall Hunt. The Nonverbal Communication Book. The Nonverbal Communication Book is one of many textbooks currently available for the popular Nonverbal Communication course. This book, however, is different in several important respects. Focus of The Nonverbal Communication Book. Plan of The Nonverbal Communication Book. Ways of Using The Nonverbal Communication Book.

Book 10 of 52 in 52: The Media Training Bible - Brad Phillips

Speak and Deliver

The Media Training Bible was not on my original list of 52 Books in 52 Weeks , but when I was given a chance to read & review it, I couldn''t pass up the chance.

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In time for Christmas: Books on business, promotional, article writing and business of freelance writing

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Just in time for Christmas for the writer on your gift list: popular print and e-books (for Kindle and Kobo) on business, promotional, book, article, social media and website writing, self-publishing and the business of freelance writing. Book have been written by Paul Lima , a professional writer for over 30 years and a freelance writer for over 20 years. Prepare for interviews with print and broadcast reporters.

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[Podcast] From Presentation to Print with Clint Greenleaf

Speaker Launcher

You’ve finally written that book that you’ve worked on for so long! What about book distribution? Clint Greenleaf is an author and founder of Greenleaf Book Group. The post [Podcast] From Presentation to Print with Clint Greenleaf appeared first on Jane Atkinson. You’ve finally written that book that you’ve worked on for so long! What about book distribution? Clint Greenleaf is an author and founder of Greenleaf Book Group.

Book review: Office 2011 for Mac All-in-One For Dummies

PowerPoint Tips

If you use Office on the Mac, this book is for you! If you’re not familiar with All-in-One For Dummies books, they’re thick! I’ll stick to Book IV, which is the PowerPoint part. This book is an excellent reference and I highly recommend it.

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.

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

Public Speaking Book Roundup: Duarte, Livingston, Smith and Boettinger

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

The pile of new books on public speaking people have sent me regularly gets too high to be safe, and then I work through them to see what’s most useful.    In this case, it’s the wilds of public speaking, and this is a useful book to have.    If you’re looking for more of Nancy’s thinking, her recent book Resonate l ays out her method, and it’s brilliant.    As such, it’s a more technically-focused book than Duarte’s. 

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Resonate Is Hot Off the iBook Presses!

Duarte Blog

Resonate has made the leap from book to iBook ! A significantly enhanced version of the best-selling business book is currently on an iBookshelf near you. The app enabled our designers to create and convey content not possible on the printed page.