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. for last year's royalties on the book, which they're now selling at an RRP of £18.99 (or £16.54

How to work with publishers and agents: The Public Words Speaker Forum 2010

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  And that means books published by traditional publishing houses for the most part, though there are exceptions.    But for most speakers, the book helps generate the speaking, and so traditional publishing is important.    At the Public Words Speaker Forum 2010 last week, two speakers held forth on how publishing is changing, what function agents perform, and how to navigate your way through the publishing maze. 

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What You Need to Know About Self-Publishing

Great Public Speaking

You know that public speaking book you have always wanted to write but never did because you would have to pay the printer to print hundreds more than you need and then store them forever in your garage? It's a free online self-publishing tool that helps you prepare your book for printing. The price of the book covers the production costs and your royalty. In addition, Amazon offers a lot of tips to help you self-publish your book through createspace.com.

How the Professionals Make Money

The Speaker Point

April 12, 2011 Posts Comments The Speaker Point Helping you master public speaking and communication skills Home Delivery Speech Analysis Making Money Preparation Reviews About How the Professionals Make Money February 2, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments Public speaking is a puzzling career to figure out. Professional speakers usually lecture as an addition to their “real” jobs, where they get the expertise and insight to speak in the first place.

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Your Online Presence - No, It Doesn't Have To Be The Happy Valley

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Gleefully, photos of grandchildren, the perfect chocolate mousse, and the royalty check from publishing that book are posted. That's even the case when the post is a blatant sales pitch or a mere link to something already published on their own commercial website.   Branding careers Current Affairs Games Media Online video Personal Musings Politics Public Speaking Values Web/Tech Weblogs WritingThe ethos of Facebook is primarily The Happy Valley.

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Putting Your eBook Sales on Autopilot

Pivotal Public Speaking

What’s a standard royalty or commission? As the demand for eBooks accelerates, the advantage goes to nimble authors, experts, and publishers who are able to stand out and rise above the noise. => [link]. public speaking and business public speaking businessAmazon.com recently announced that its monthly eBook sales have surpassed its print book sales. This revolution means the market for your eBooks is burgeoning. If you are ready.

Should You Write an eBook?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  Should you publish one?    I get asked these questions all the time by people understandably confused by the sudden explosions of options in publishing thanks to the Internet and the lack of a coherent response by the traditional publishing industry.    Because the publishing industry is changing so fast, I encourage you to weigh in with your experiences.    Publishers used to do 5 things for authors. 

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