Free Resources To Help Self-Publishers and Authors Be More Successful
Are you really ready – not just your manuscript, but you – to self-publish? Here is a list of the most important things you must consider before getting into self-publishing.
It is my hope that this ebook will answer some of your questions about entering the world of self-publishing.
There are now so many companies on the internet devoted to helping you publish your first book. Most will cost you a substantial amount of time and money. But, by doing your own research about how to self-publish your own book, you should not have any trouble making a quality book that sells on the major book-retailer websites.
So, with that said, here is my list of the ten fundamental truths of self-publishing to help alleviate your first-timer fears about self-publishing. These commandments should help you avoid wasting time and money on your way to publishing your first book.
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 here will apply to your foreword.
But, these 26 questions should help you to take a critical look at what you have written, and help you fine-tune your foreword.
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 you and your book.
It’s a sophisticated and calculated strategic marketing tool that can help you achieve several important goals at once. The following seven questions will help you develop an amazing and powerful sell sheet that will help you start to sell more books.
No matter how small your business is, you still must have a data backup plan in place. No one method alone is a guarantee that your data is completely safe.
So, here are some practical and realistic steps that I have built and implemented for my own company. They show you how to truly protect your business with simple and inexpensive methods – that actually do a great job.
Here is a list of 37 tips to help the person that is going to be writing the foreword for a book, also known as the author of the foreword.
This list is written simply as a way to help the author of the foreword, and the author of the book, to understand the basic elements of a helpful and insightful foreword.
Your book’s Introduction is a crucial first step for readers. It prepares them for what’s to come AND ignites their interest to read on. This makes your book’s Introduction an important marketing tool for your book.
Here is a shortlist of questions that you must think about AND answer BEFORE writing your book’s Introduction.
This worksheet and questionnaire is simply a boiled down list to help you start to organize what you will need to begin building your first sell sheet.
Part I is very straight forward, and it’s just a matter of filling in the blanks with some specific facts about your book.
But, in Part II, you will need to give some honest thought and reflection about yourself, your book, and your audience.
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 and quick way to do this is to create a one-page business plan.
This will let you quickly clarify your own thinking about your new business. This short, one-page plan, can also be used as an outline for a longer more in-depth plan. With some research, you should be able to complete this one-page plan in under one week.