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Building A Profitable Business Based On Your Passion (Infographic)

Click image to enlarge. 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. My other posts about passion: • What Is Passion? • 3 Questions To … Continue reading

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10 More Small-Business Start-Up Mistakes To Avoid

Synopsis Although mistakes made can be our greatest teacher, they can be time-consuming and costly. So here I share with you my hard-earned experiences and insights that I gained from creating and building my small-business. Introduction What are some of … Continue reading

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What Is Print-On-Demand (POD) Publishing?

Synopsis Print-on-demand (POD) publishing is a way to have books immediately printed and bound AFTER a customer places an order for the book. This can be a very efficient, fast, and cost-effective way to get books into the hands of … Continue reading

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What Is Self-Publishing?: A Quick Overview

Synopsis Self-publishing is where you, the author, bypass all the intermediaries that are involved in traditional publishing. These intermediaries do the editing, designing, illustrating, marketing, promotion, etc. of your book. As a self-publisher, you get to choose which functions you … Continue reading

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Jump-Start Your Self-Publishing Business In 10 Steps

10 Steps To Self-Publishing Your First Book Synopsis These ten steps will help you painlessly jump-start your new self-publishing business. Although most of these steps are not difficult to accomplish, I believe that they will help you quickly lay the … Continue reading

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Writing A One-Page Business Plan: 5 Questions A Self-Publisher Must Ask

Click here to download a free PDF of this questionnaire. Synopsis Whether you are about to self-publish your first book, or start a micro-niche publishing company, you need to have a business plan in place. A business plan will give … Continue reading

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7 Tips To Working With Your Spouse As A Business Partner

Synopsis Here is a list that my wife Michele and I have created to share with other married business partner couples. We have been learning and practicing how to be good marriage partners, business partners, and writing partners, for the last … Continue reading

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The 10 Reasons That Convinced Me To Become A Self-Publisher

Synopsis Here I share with you my favorite reasons for becoming a self-publisher. As I see it, self-publishing can be a great way to enhance your current career and business, but it can, with a lot of work and fortitude, … Continue reading

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10 Small-Business Start-Up Mistakes To Avoid

Synopsis What are some of the common mistakes small-businesses make when starting out? Here is a list of what I believe are some very common mistakes that should be avoided in order to help ensure a small-business’s long-term success. Related … Continue reading

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Start A Self-Publishing Business While You Maintain Your Regular Job

“Self-Publish, But Keep Your Day Job” Synopsis The reality of self-publishing is that most authors make little or no money from self-publishing. You must understand that it is going to take a lot of time and effort on your part … Continue reading

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10 More Small-Business Start-Up Mistakes To Avoid

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. What are some of the common mistakes entrepreneurs make when starting out? Here is a list of ten more … Continue reading

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10 Small-Business Start-Up Mistakes To Avoid

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction What are some of the common mistakes entrepreneurs make when starting out? Here is a list of ten … Continue reading

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Start A Self-Publishing Business While You Maintain Your Regular Job

“Self-Publish, But Keep Your Day Job” Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction Anyone can write a few books and easily start self-publishing their own … Continue reading

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Writing A One-Page Business Plan: 5 Questions A Self-Publisher Must Ask

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction Whether you are about to self-publish your first book, or start a micro-niche publishing company, you need to … Continue reading

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Jump-Start Your Self-Publishing Adventure In 10 Steps

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. 10 Steps To Self-Publishing Your First Book These ten steps will help you painlessly jump-start your new business adventure. … Continue reading

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The 10 Reasons That Convinced Me To Become A Self-Publisher

Self-publishing is a very powerful, exciting, and alluring concept. On its simplest level, it’s a way to get your words and ideas to a world-wide audience. On an artistic level, it’s an extension of the creative process. Self-publishing is a fun, interesting, and profitable way to satisfy your need to create a product, share it with the world in an appealing way, and make money doing it. Continue reading

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7 Tips To Working With Your Spouse As A Business Partner

Here is some advice about working with your spouse in your self-publishing venture. I am sure that you can find a zillion more of these tips on the internet. But here is advice that Michele and I have created for other married business partner couples. We have been learning how to be good marriage partners and business partners for the last 26 years – and will continue to learn for the rest of our life. We consider the following advice to be very important to our successful business and marriage. We hope you find it useful too. Continue reading

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What Is Niche Publishing?

Niche publishing means publishing to a very specific, tightly defined, focused audience. If, for example, you have been living in New York City’s Manhattan for many years, and have become an expert in ‘roof-top gardening in the city’, this would be your niche. Your niche would not be ‘gardening in North America’. It also would not be ‘gardening in the North East’. Continue reading

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What Is Print-On-Demand Publishing (POD)?: A Guide for Self-Publishers

Just-in-Time Production
Print on demand publishing is a way to have books printed and bound – after a customer places an order for the book. Whether the customer orders one copy or ten, these copies will be created, within minutes, and sent out to that customer – therefore no inventory for the publisher or the distributor to buy and put into storage. Continue reading

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