Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

What Is Passion?

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction Passion is something that will grow and develop from your personal beliefs and experiences, and be enhanced by … Continue reading

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Career Advice From Author Carla Harris

“Successful entrepreneurship begins and ends with customer wants and needs, not what you want and need.” ~ Joseph C. Kunz Jr.   Click here to see the Twitter post Click here to learn more about Carla and her book Hashtags: … Continue reading

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Habits Of The Wealthiest People (Infographic)

The world’s richest people come from a variety of backgrounds. There are, however certain traits that are common amongst them. Wealthy is defined as earning at least $160,000 annually and holding at least $3.2 million in assets. Related PostsUnderstanding Your … Continue reading

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For Better or Worse: Husband and Wife Businesses (Infographic)

An infographic about family-owned businesses in the U.S. Now, in honor of Valentine’s Day, we turn our attention to husband and wife small business duos. Related PostsA Self-Publisher’s Guide To Creating A Powerful Sell Sheet (Infographic) Mass-Market Paperback Books Vs. … Continue reading

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10 More Cons Of Self-Publishing

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Here are ten more reasons that explain why self-publishing might not be the right thing for you to get … Continue reading

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10 Cons Of Self-Publishing

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Here are ten reasons that explain why self-publishing might not be the right thing for you to get into … Continue reading

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10 Signs That You Are Not Ready To Self-Publish

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction Are you really ready – not just your manuscript, but you – to self-publish? Here is a list … 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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Book Review: The Science Of Getting Rich

I grew up having thoughts and feelings for just about every idea and concept in Wattles’ book. But it took several years as a business man, and as a family man, to finally bring them all together in my own mind. Only then did I realize that I had been, since my early teens, using vision, purpose, faith, and gratitude, to help me build wealth, success, and happiness. 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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The 10 Pros Of Self-Publishing

1. Retain control of your publication: This is probably the most important reason.
2. Keep larger percentage of the profits: You are going to work long hard hours to bring your finished publication to the market, you should benefit financially as much as possible.
3. Get your publication into the market very fast: Traditional publishers can take many, many months to do what a self- […] Continue reading

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