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 […].

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. When I eventually got to it, I read the entire book cover to cover in a single day. Books Writing book review

Book Review: Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published Book

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Book Review: Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published Book by Paul Lima – [link] Self-publishing is no guarantee that you will sell millions of copies. Paul Lima then goes on to tell you all you need to know to … Continue reading →

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.

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. But if, having heard that, you still don’t have a book, it’s probably because: You aren’t really that serious about this speaking thing, or. You don’t believe you really need a book, or.

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Yes, A Book Is Still "Price Of Entry" - Agent/Publisher Route, Self-Publishing, Home-Publishing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A book functions as a multi-dimensional marketing and sales tool. If you haven't published one, you are at a disadvantage. Why You   Publish.  No, you don't put the book out there hoping to earn a bundle from royalties. Agent-Publisher Route.

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? Are you writing a book right now and wondering how to get it published? Have you written a book that’s just not performing as well as you had hoped?

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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

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. Although see below for work and costs associated with getting the book ready for self-publication.)

Publishing Book As Content Marketing - The Amazon Effect

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Amazon, which posts sales figures even pre-publication, has changed this game: publishing a book as content marketing. Lousy sales figures position and package not only your book but your professional branding as alleged failure. Another factor is self-publishing.

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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.

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.

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

Your Book - Don't Bother Publishing W/O Sophisticated Promotion Strategy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  A book is still the price of entry for those in professional services, activism niches, academia and thought leadership to be taken seriously. His book "Zero to One" keeps reinforcing the perception of him as The One To Listen to. 

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

PowerPoint Tips

Geetesh’s new 44-page e-book, PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts , is the most complete collection of shortcuts I’ve seen for PowerPoint 2003, 2007, and 2010. The e-book contains many, many more shortcuts that will save you time. Click here to read more and get the e-book.

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Publishers, retailers tussle over e-book prices

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Publishers, retailers tussle over e-book prices. Self-Publishing & Print On Demand ebooks POD self-publishing

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

Succeed Speaking

If you’re a speaker, or if you want to speak, you should write a book. But if, having heard that, you still don’t have a book, it’s probably because: You aren’t really that serious about this speaking thing, or. You don’t believe you really need a book, or.

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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.

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? Are you writing a book right now and wondering how to get it published? Have you written a book that’s just not performing as well as you had hoped?

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Publishing That Book - No, It Isn't the Path to Salvation for Stalled Career

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"This book is all I have." He asked me to review the draft of a book he was planning to self-publish. The manuscript was actually two books. One consisted of what would come out to be 35 book pages about direct marketing fundamentals.

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Book Publishers & Christmas - But Isn't Gift Of A Book Like Getting A Sweater When We Were 7

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Q1 and Q2 weren't kind to the book publishing industry, reports The Wall Street Journal. No surprise, the powers that be in the book business have high hopes that the holiday season will improve the numbers for the year. "  I both read and ghostwrite books.

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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.

2018 52

Bob Dilenschneider's "Decisions" - Book Game Interrupted

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The advice book "Decisions" will be published by Citadel Press January 1, 2020. On Amazon , the book ranks 2,267,262. " He tried that by placing an ad in The New York Times Book Review section for a vanity biography of Ailes.

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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. Although see below for work and costs associated with getting the book ready for self-publication.)

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The calls are coming in again: Requests to research, conduct interviews for, and ghostwrite books for publication. For those in professional services focused on making the big money, the book still remains the price of entry. The compensation for books is high.

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Donald Trump Jr.'s Proposed Daddy Defense - Beyond Old-Line Book Publishing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The threat of legal trouble would generate lots of attention for a book. That's not how the book publishing industry seems to be thinking. Book publishers are not racing to provide Donald Trump Jr. an advance for his proposed Daddy-Defense book. Such a negative mindset by publishers seems surprising. would publish would set in motion a kind of battle of the books with anti-Donald Trump books as by Michael Wolff ("Fire and Fury").

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Publishing Book About Client, Jodi Arias, Wasn't Smart for Lawyer L. Kirk Nurmi

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What Nurmi did was publish a book about Arias. The book was "Trapped with Ms. Books careers Current Affairs Ethics Games Personal Musings WritingLike many females who commit murder, Jodi Arias was a hit with the public.

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Is self-publishing worth it?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I 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. If a traditional publisher made me an offer that made sense, I’d think about it. It takes work to make money self-publishing books, but it can be done.

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. Creative writers are using POD to self-publish novels and collections of short stories and poetry.

Book review: Your Best Just Got Better

The Presenter's Blog

It’s a pleasure to review a book that has changed not only how I achieve results, but most importantly has affected the results that I choose to achieve. This is a book that you can immediately gain from.

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On-demand book publishing booms in 2008

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

publishing industry passed a key marker last year, with the publication of more "on-demand" or short-run titles than traditional books, a U.S. company that keeps publishing statistics says. Tags: Self-Publishing & Print On Demand print on demand self-publishing The U.S.

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Talking about Presentation Zen with my publisher

Presentation Zen

While my wife and kids were checking out the Americas Cup down the street, my publisher Nancy Ruenzel and I sat down for a chat in the Peachpit Press studio. It''s hard to believe that it has been six years since Peachpit Published my first book, Presentation Zen.

The Village Voice - Yet Another Alt-Weekly Ceases Publishing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The iconic alt-weekly The Village Voice announced that it is ceasing publishing new material.   Books Branding careers Content-provider Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Games Media Personal Musings Web/Tech WritingToday is another sad day in the history of media. 

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Principles of self-publishing (or why January was my best book sale month ever)

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

On average, I sell a book or two per day. In January, I sold 94 books or just over 3 books per day, so sales are trending up, which is gratifying. Tags: My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand POD print on demand self-publishing selling your books online

Books (including self-published) - New 1 Listed on Amazon, Every 5 Minutes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

From the beginning of careerism, publishing a book was always the price of entry - into the big time. A well-done book, with respectable sales, establishes its own kind of credibility. That include the rapid growth among indie or self-published books.

Newspapers, Magazines, Publishing - Was There Ever Really a "Golden Age"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's why it's smart - actually, necessary for economic survival - for writers to shift out of newspapers, magazines, and publishing of most other kinds.  Of course, so many of us in communications started out as a reporter or an editor in publishing.

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Expand your Revenue Streams thru Radio and Books with Jane Jenkins Herlong

Speaker Launcher

The post Expand your Revenue Streams thru Radio and Books with Jane Jenkins Herlong appeared first on Jane Atkinson. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking about how to increase your revenue through radio and books. She is a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame, Certified Speaking Professional, Sirius XM Humorist and best-selling author of four books. She will share the process of how she got booked on Sirius XM Radio and how you can too.

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The Comeback: Can Publishing a Book (like Ellen Pao) Jump-Start the Process, Even in Digital Times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That specific approach to a comeback is built on the analogue-world strategy of publishing a hard cover book.  The subject of the book is the need for more diversity in tech.

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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.

Bob Dilenschneider's "Decisions" - Books No Longer Stand-Alone Marketing Platform

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Publishing a book, as Bob Dilenschneider is doing (yet again), can be a powerful marketing tool. Given all the shifts in publishing a book, pre-publication has evolved into a phase when aggressive promotion should be taking place. used to be: A book is the price of entry. Then you need to follow that up with another book every several years. It isn't only the academic game that is the "publish or perish" one.

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Publishing a Book: When it's a must-do, when a mere ego want

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Digital didn't deep-six books as an art form.   Here you can check out the Ketner's book on Amazon.com. " However, books remain a powerful marketing tool in just about every field, ranging from professional services to politics.

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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

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. The booked helped me create a systematic plan, while guiding me in avoiding some of the pitfalls that can arise from delving into the world of publishing.