Category Archives: Self-Publishing

Do We Write Books For “Financial Success” Or “Critical-Acclaim”?

Synopsis Do we write books for profit alone, or to gain favorable approval from others? Or is it a combination of both? Is money more important than fame? Does fame guarantee a stream of income? These questions are a good … Continue reading

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Building A Powerful Book Foreword Takes Teamwork (Infographic)

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The Introduction (Infographic)

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How to Write a Book Foreword: A Checklist For Authors

Click here to download a free PDF of this checklist. Synopsis Here is a list of important questions that you should think about to help you make sure that you have written a full and complete foreword. Not all questions … Continue reading

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Computer-Data Backup-Strategy For Self-Publishers (Infographic)

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Computer-Data Backup-Strategy For Self-Publishers

Synopsis Protecting your computer’s data files is something every self-publisher must know about and deal with before it’s too late. Therefore, it’s essential that you keep the back-up process simple and automatic. It’s also imperative to create multiple copies, on-site, … Continue reading

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5 Profitable Ways To Use Your Book’s Sell Sheet

Synopsis Your sell sheet is the equivalent of your book’s resume. And, because of this, it can become a very powerful and profitable marketing tool. The five places on this list are where you can most quickly get your sell … Continue reading

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2 Essential Ingredients That Make A Book Foreword Great

Synopsis A foreword is an essential marketing tool for your non-fiction book. If it’s written properly, and with some understanding and forethought about its role in your book’s success, it can have a substantial impact on your book sales. In … Continue reading

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10 More Cons Of Self-Publishing: Or Why Self-Publishing Might Not Be Right For You

Synopsis Here are ten more reasons that explain why self-publishing might not be the right thing for you to get into when you are trying to publish your new book. Introduction Here are ten more reasons that explain why self-publishing … Continue reading

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7 Questions To Ask Before Writing Your Book’s Sell Sheet

Click here to download a free PDF of this questionnaire. Synopsis A sell sheet is not as simplistic as it might first appear. It’s much more than a simple list of physical facts about your book, and a picture of … Continue reading

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10 Great Reasons To Self-Publish Now

Synopsis Here are ten fantastic reasons that explain why self-publishing is a great business to get into. Now, more than ever before, self-publishing can be a fascinating and profitable way to improve your career, your bank account, your self-esteem, and … Continue reading

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What Makes A Great Sell Sheet?

Synopsis On its surface, the sell sheet might simply look like a static piece of marketing material. But under the surface it is actually a practical, useful, and powerful marketing tool. Here is a quick discussion of the 3 key … Continue reading

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10 Cons Of Self-Publishing: Or Why Self-Publishing Might Not Be Right For You

Synopsis The odds against becoming a successful self-publisher can seem daunting. But if you’re really serious about seeing yourself in print, and using your writing to help as many people as possible, then no number of negatives can stop you … 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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8 Tips To Using Testimonials And Endorsements to Promote Your Book

Synopsis Testimonials and endorsements must be an integral part of your self-published-book marketing program. They should be shown and used everywhere and anywhere you have an opportunity to show them. These eight tips will give you a very powerful way … Continue reading

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10 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Self-Publishing Your Non-Fiction Book

Synopsis If you have any hope of your book becoming popular and selling, it must look and read like a professionally designed and edited book. This will immediately show your audience that you have respect for yourself, your readers, and … 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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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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The 10 Commandments To Becoming A Financially Successful Self-Publisher

Click here to download a free PDF of these commandments. Synopsis Creating your first book might seem like a daunting task at first glance. But by devoting some time and effort to it, you should be able to fearlessly create … Continue reading

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