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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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3 Questions To Help You Decide If Your Passion Can Become A Profitable Business

Synopsis Turning your passion, or passions, into a profitable business takes planning, research, commitment, an honest assessment of your life and your abilities, and a realistic assessment of what the market needs and wants – and is willing to pay … Continue reading

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3 Questions To Help You Discover Your Passion

Synopsis How to start the questioning and exploration process that will help you discover your passion. Here are three basic questions that I believe you should ask yourself to help you start to discover your life’s passion. Introduction Searching for … 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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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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5 Ways To Use Your Job To Prepare For Your Own Business

Synopsis How you can use your time, experiences, and connections on your current job to greatly improve your chances of success as a new business owner and as a self-published author. Related Posts8 Tips For Safe-Guarding Small-Business Computer Data (Infographic) … Continue reading

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How A Book Foreword Can Help An Author’s Career

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction A credible book foreword can, and should be, a powerful marketing tool for the author of the book, … Continue reading

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3 Questions To Help You Decide If Your Passion Can Become A Profitable Business

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction Deciding how to create a profitable business based on your passions is not a silly, time-wasting, money-wasting, pie-in-the-sky … Continue reading

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3 Questions To Help Discover Your Passion

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction Searching for and discovering your passion, or mission in life, and building a fulfilling life, can begin by … Continue reading

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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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5 Ways To Use Your Job To Prepare For Your Own Business

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. How you can use your time, experiences, and connections on your current job to greatly improve your chances of … 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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