Author Archives: Joseph C. Kunz, Jr.

About Joseph C. Kunz, Jr.

I help make it easier for anyone with a passion for a subject – and a desire to help others by sharing their experience and knowledge – to self-publish nonfiction books that will help them build authority and credibility, establish them as thought leaders, and help them make more money. Kunz is a husband, father of twins, and the co-founder of Dickson Keanaghan, LLC, a medical training and publishing company near New York City.

2 Writing Tips to Show Your Non-Fiction Readers That You Understand Them

Synopsis Here are two fundamental and powerful non-fiction writing techniques that will truly show your reading audience that you understand them and their issues. These two writing techniques, along with a hefty dose of sincerity, honesty, and respect for yourself, … Continue reading

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The Business Of Self-Publishing Podcast In The Top 10

Here is the list on Shayla Raquel’s blog Hashtags: #selfpublishing #bookmarketing Related PostsThe Business of Self-Publishing Podcast Now Available On Overcast Radio The Strategic Advantage Of A Credible Book-Foreword-Author Mass-Market Paperback Books Vs. Trade Paperback Books: A Guide For Self-Publishers … Continue reading

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The Business Of Self-Publishing Podcast Now On iHeartRadio

Listen to The Business of Self-Publishing podcast on iHeartRadio Hashtags: #selfpublishing #bookmarketing Related PostsSell Sheets: An Intro Guide For New Self-Publishers 10 Reasons Self-Publishers Should Avoid Selling To Bookstores 5 Profitable Ways To Use Your Book’s Sell Sheet Personalize Your … Continue reading

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The Business Of Self-Publishing Podcast In The Top 25

Here is the current list on Feedspot Here is Feedspot’s Twitter page About Feedspot Hashtags: #selfpublishing #bookmarketing Related PostsSell Sheet Worksheet And Questionnaire For Self-Publishers 5 Surefire Ways To Optimize Your Book’s Sell Sheet (Infographic) 5 Surefire Ways To Optimize … Continue reading

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6 Simple Tips For Writing Non-Fiction In Plain English (Infographic)

View the full post that goes with this infographic. Share This Image On Your Site Please include attribution to https://kunzonpublishing.com/ with this graphic. Hashtags: #selfpublishing #nonfiction Related Posts7 Tips To Working With Your Spouse As A Business Partner (Infographic) 3 … Continue reading

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6 Simple Tips For Writing Non-Fiction In Plain English

Synopsis Writing in “plain English” is a great way to make a good impression on your audience. This means writing in a way that makes your message easy to read and understand. It doesn’t matter who your audience is or … Continue reading

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4 Basic Content-Sharing Etiquette-Rules (Infographic)

View the full post that goes with this infographic. Share This Image On Your Site Please include attribution to TheBusinessOfSelf-Publishing.com with this graphic. Hashtags: #selfpublishing #bookmarketing Related PostsThe Highly Credible Person (Infographic) Create A Great Book Dedication In 4 Easy … Continue reading

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4 Basic Content-Sharing Etiquette-Rules

Synopsis All content creators and authors want their work to be shared. But, when you take too much information and content from them, it can become a problem for you and for the original author. Especially if you take credit … Continue reading

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5 Selfishly Great And Satisfying Reasons To Write A Non-Fiction Book

Synopsis If you like to help people improve their own lives, careers, businesses, and relationships – by teaching, inspiring, and sharing your own knowledge and experiences – then you should be writing non-fiction. Here is a shortlist of my favorite … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Public Domain Publishing Bible

This is an easy to read and comprehensive guide on how to republish public domain books to get started as a self-publisher. Heavy emphasis on starting and running a self-publishing company on a very tight budget. Plenty of practical advice and resources for doing this. Nagy also discusses how, what, and why he republished books that are in the public domain. Continue reading

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How To Create A One Minute Book Promo Video in 4 Easy Steps

Synopsis My main goal here is to share with you how I create my book promo videos so that you can see the basic steps involved. With a little bit of research, some patience, some practice, and persistence, you should … Continue reading

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Strippable Books Vs. Non-Strippable Books: A Guide For Self-Publishers

This post was originally published on March 24, 2011, and updated on March 12, 2020. Synopsis Understanding the terminology, jargon, terms-of-art, lingo, and slang, of the book publishing industry as a whole, can only help us become better and more … Continue reading

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Book Review: Now All We Need Is A Title

This book is an “. . . an anecdotal account of how some of the most well-known book and play titles come to be. It is not meant to be a comprehensive compendium of every catchy title, but rather a lighthearted look at a struggle that has bedeviled writers for centuries.” Continue reading

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10 Tips For Memorizing Information The Smart And Easy Way

Synopsis Memorization is the fixing of information into your memory through sheer repetition. It’s a necessary first step in learning. Memorization of the fundamental terms and concepts of a difficult or new topic will provide a strong foundation for a … Continue reading

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Respect Is Earned, Trust Is Gained (Infographic)

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The Importance of Sincerity When Writing Non-Fiction

Synopsis Sincerity is extremely important to all of us because it helps to build trust with each other. And trust is one of the fundamental building blocks to developing a lasting and rewarding relationship. It’s especially important for non-fiction writers … Continue reading

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The Top Reasons Non-Fiction Books Do NOT Achieve Success

Synopsis Why isn’t my non-fiction bookselling more copies? Why is my book a failure? Why don’t I feel successful as a self-publisher? These common questions can sometimes be difficult to answer very quickly. And the answer isn’t always as simple … Continue reading

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3 Easy Steps To Adding A “Share Box” To Your Infographic

This post was originally published on July 3, 2017, and updated on December 12, 2019. Synopsis By adding an infographic to your blog, and giving your readers an easy way to share it, is a sure way to help build … Continue reading

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Repurposing Blog Posts: For Maximum Impact, Exposure, and Income (Infographic)

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Repurposing Blog Posts: For Maximum Impact, Exposure, and Income

Synopsis Here is an explanation of the process, or steps, involved in repurposing your blog posts into a saleable, money-making, format. It’s not a quick or easy way to make money from your blog posts. But, it is an interesting … Continue reading

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