Author Archives: Joseph C. Kunz, Jr.

About Joseph C. Kunz, Jr.

I am an author, husband, father of twins, grandfather, and small business owner near New York City. I created this website to share my self-publishing and small-business adventures, insights, and experiences.

Unveiling the Magic: 11 Must-Have Features of a Professional Author’s Website

Subtitle Crafting your digital haven for self-publishing success Synopsis In this article, I will explore the key features that make an author’s website stand out and discuss the importance of each one. Whether you are a seasoned writer or just … Continue reading

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Cash Flow Is the Lifeblood of Every Business (Infographic)

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10 Great Reasons to Self-Publish Now (Infographic)

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

Updated September 24, 2023 Subtitle Easy writing techniques that will help you attract, connect, and hold on to your readers Synopsis Here are two fundamental and powerful non-fiction writing techniques to show your readers that you understand them and their … Continue reading

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6 Simple Tips for Writing Non-fiction in Plain English (Infographic)

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6 Simple Tips for Writing Non-fiction in Plain English

Updated February 22. 2024 Subtitle A powerful writing technique that will help you build a bigger audience and sell more books Synopsis Writing in “plain English” is a great way to make a good impression on your audience. This technique … Continue reading

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4 Basic Content-Sharing Etiquette-Rules (Infographic)

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4 Basic Content-Sharing Etiquette-Rules

Updated February 18, 2023 Subtitle Here are the basic rules of content sharing you need to follow to stay out of trouble and keep your self-respect Synopsis All content creators and authors want their work to be shared. But taking … Continue reading

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5 Selfishly Great and Satisfying Reasons to Write a Non-fiction Book

Updated January 18, 2023 Subtitle Sharing your skills, knowledge, and experiences will improve your life in surprising ways Synopsis You should write non-fiction if you like to help people improve their lives, careers, businesses, and relationships – by teaching, inspiring, … 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

Updated September 7, 2023 Subtitle You can make a professional-looking book promo video with some research, patience, practice, and persistence Synopsis My main goal is to share how I create my book promo videos so you can see the basic … Continue reading

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Strippable Books vs. Non-Strippable Books: A Self-Publisher’s Guide

Updated January 2, 2023 Subtitle Understanding the terminology of the book publishing industry can help us become better and more successful at self-publishing Synopsis Understanding the terminology, jargon, terms of art, vocabulary, and slang, of the book publishing industry can … 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

Updated September 5, 2023 Subtitle Memorization is a necessary first step to learning Synopsis Memorization is the fixing of information into your memory through sheer repetition. It is a necessary first step in learning. Memorizing the fundamental terms and concepts … 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

Updated December 27, 2022 Subtitle Sincerity will help you build a following of readers that will respect you and what you do, which will help you sell more books Synopsis Sincerity is crucial to all of us because it helps … Continue reading

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The Top Reasons Non-fiction Books Do Not Achieve Success

Updated February 2, 2023 Subtitle This list can help you make profitable changes to your book Synopsis Why is my non-fiction book not selling more copies? Why is my book a failure? Why do I feel unsuccessful as a self-publisher? … 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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5 Easy Steps to Repurposing Your Blog Post into an Audio Podcast

Synopsis Repurposing your blog post is one of the smartest and easiest ways to spread your message to a wider and more varied audience. The more people that see it and read it, the more that will benefit from it, … Continue reading

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