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Questions To Ask Yourself BEFORE Writing Your Book’s Introduction

Synopsis 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 … Continue reading

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7 Types Of Testimonials: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Synopsis Testimonials need to be one of the key ingredients of your book’s marketing plan. If they’re created and utilized properly, they can have a very positive impact on your sales. This list gives you a quick run-down of a … 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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3 Important Questions That Will Help You Create An Amazing Preface

How To Write A Preface That Will Make You Look Like A Pro, AND Get You More Book Sales Synopsis The preface is one of the important places for you to make an emotional connection with the reader. The more … Continue reading

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

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 you and your book. It’s a sophisticated and calculated strategic … Continue reading

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Who Should Be Acknowledged In Your Book?

Synopsis Your acknowledgements page does not need to be an exhaustive listing of every last person that helped you. But at the very least, you must include all the people that had an important impact on you and your book. … 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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Getting a Big Name to Write Your Book’s Foreword

Synopsis Getting a “big-name” to write the foreword for your book is a great way to jump-start bigger sales and get positive publicity for your book. If you are an unknown author, getting a notable leader in your field to … Continue reading

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10 Basic Steps To Setting-Up Your Blog

Synopsis If you now have expertise in a particular topic, and have built up a body of work that you have written, you need to break that work down into a format that is blog friendly. There is a learning … Continue reading

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Do The Best Book Ideas Originate In The Marketplace Or In The Heart Of The Author?

Marketplace Or Heart: Where Do The Best Book Ideas Originate? Synopsis This is one of the initial big questions would-be authors ask when they finally decide that they want to write their first book. The answer is not as elusive as many … Continue reading

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