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Building A Profitable Business Based On Your Passion (Infographic)

Hashtags: #passion #business Related PostsThe “Author-Expert” And The “Book-Buyer” Dynamic (Infographic) The 3-Stages Of The Buying Cycle (Infographic) Understanding The 3-Stages Of The Buying Cycle Can Improve Your Book Sales The 4 Day Week – Does It Enhance Employee Productivity? … 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

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 you a basic roadmap for your new business. An easy … 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. Introduction … 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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