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. — 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.

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. — David Hancock, founder of Morgan James Publishing.

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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. There is work involved in self-publishing.

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.

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

Publishers - The Facebook Wednesday Massacre

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Eventually, one wonders how many publishers will be left standing. Even before this official move, publishers have been experiencing a significant falloff in traffic as Facebook was tilting more of its News Feed to users.

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. There is work involved in self-publishing.

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. Today is another sad day in the history of media.  As the Columbia Journalism Review reports, Peter Barbey, who bought the tabloid in 2015, delivered the bad news.

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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.

Is self-publishing worth it?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

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. If a traditional publisher made me an offer that made sense, I’d think about it. I’ve helped friends who wanted a book to give to family and friends… So you have to know why you want to self publish before you embark on the journey.

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.

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! This is a guest blog post by Dimitri Roman.

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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

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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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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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.

Cake Publishing, Los Angeles - Ghostwriter (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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When Facebook Changes Algorithm - Not Every Publisher Perishes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But, the near-death experiences of publishers are only part of the story. At Recode , Rani Molla reports that some publishers are actually gaining from what Facebook has been doing with its algorithm during the past year. Bad news sells.

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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.

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

Publishing Tips for the Multimedia Age

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Greg will present Publishing Tips for the Multimedia Age, a look at how you can turn the material you produce for your agency into […]. On Wednesday, November 16, the National Association of Government Communicators hosts Greg Leatherman, managing editor of ECO magazine and former communicator for NASA, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the FBI.

Denver Post Employees Publish Editorial Pleading to Save the Newspaper

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They let that perception be known through an editorial published Friday in, yes, the Denver Post. In the latest round of layoffs, the Denver Post will lose another 30 employees by July. Their functions range from editorial to photography.

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. Living in the information highway has made life easier for all of us.

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

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. 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.

Linden Publishing

Joan Detz Speaker Services

A quick reference note: For those of you interested in freelance writing, Linden Publishing offers an excellent backlist. Sample titles: How to Write a Nonfiction Book Proposal. The Elements of Narrative Nonfiction. Writing Fiction that Sells. Visit www.QuillDriverBooks.com for descriptions/details

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.

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? Speakers who work without a text may feel they have nothing to save, but in fact, you have plenty of publishing options, text or no text.

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LinkedIn - Self-Publish As An Influncer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Self-publishing on LinkedIn as an Influencer is a smart career move. So valuable is this self-publishing opportunity that leaders and hustlers are now advertising for ghostwriters to create them. This could become as standard in a publicity plan as having an article published in The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times has been. So, how do you start self-publishing on LinkedIn? To the right is one of the buttons you click on to "publish."

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. 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.

Get Published in Brandname Media - Here's the Bulletrproof Strategy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

You are more likely to be published about this than through an article on presidential debates and fact-checking. Jennifer Billock nailed a nice placement in The Guardian. Her story? She has piled on $200,000 in student loan debt + interest. She is honest, though.

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Publishers, Listen Up! - Facebook is filtering out your clickbait

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Publishers, you now face on Facebook a kind of clickbait filter for News Feed. That screen operates on headlines. As we all know, most readers use headlines to determine to lend the eyeballs for a bit or continue to surf.

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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. That has triggered the knee-jerk impulse to run out and publish a book. Another factor is self-publishing.

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

PowerPoint Tips

Ever want to work faster in PowerPoint? Of course you do! 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.

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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. Both speakers reflect the purpose of our theme and have copious amounts of advice to share for today’s practicing freelance writer and […]. Freelance Writing News, events, and awards Professional organizations

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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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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

Public Speaking Business - Kindle For Self Publishing

Great Public Speaking

Publishing a book has always been a good idea, but until now, it has been a complicated and costly endeavor. And if you think digital publishing is not really 'being published'. You can write, publish and sell a book (or many books) with a very minimal investment. While you are waiting for that major publisher to print and sell your work, your competition has already been selling thousands of digital copies and getting their name and celebrity out there.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But, as The Economist hammers, publishing a book is just one part of that Job-Number One. million books were published in the U.S. That is five times as many as had been published 10 years previously. Those who can't afford that should not publish a book.

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Chicago Sun-Times - Publishes Blank First Page as Provocative Plea for Digital Subscribers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today, reports The Hill , the Chicago Sun Times published its front page as totally blank. Here is a recent article I published on ageism on Odwyerpr.com. Yes, the marketing initiative is provocative. But, will it, or anything else, save a media property whose origins had been in print?

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He asked me to review the draft of a book he was planning to self-publish. Publishing tips articles for his local media, Medium, and LinkedIn Updates. "This book is all I have." " Bluntly, that's what a former hot brand in direct marketing told me.

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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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