4 Things to Outsource When Publishing a Book

4 Things to Outsource When Publishing a Book

If there were ever a Kryptonite for authors, it would be this: trying to do everything yourself. Maybe you think that’s the best way to do it. Maybe you worry that you just don’t have the time to hire and train someone. But when you insist on doing everything...

3 Surprising Reasons to Publish a Book on Amazon’s Kindle

3 Surprising Reasons to Publish a Book on Amazon’s Kindle

When it comes to publishing your book, there’s no shortage of platforms to use. However, one of the most popular is Amazon’s Kindle store. Here’s why you should seriously consider using it… Amazon makes it easy. Some publishing platforms use too much jargon or have...

How to Decide If You Should Write Your Book (Or Outsource It!)

How to Decide If You Should Write Your Book (Or Outsource It!)

You want to publish an eBook but you’re not sure how you could go about it. You could write it yourself or you could hand the task off to a trusted writer. However, you’re torn between the options and you’re not sure which one is right for you. Here are three quick...

3 Ways to Grow Your Sales by Becoming a Published Author

3 Ways to Grow Your Sales by Becoming a Published Author

Publishing a book is a great way to build your platform and reach a wider audience. However, your book isn’t just a one-time project that you put on the shelf and forget about after it’s been published. It’s a valuable marketing tool that can help you grow your sales....

Promoting Your Book Online

Promoting Your Book Online

Be sure to tell family and friends that you have published a book and encourage them to buy it online rather than from you.  Most websites rate books on their sales, so you want to make sure that any sales  go through the website.  Most of the online...

Promoting Your Book

Promoting Your Book

After you have your book printed and ready to go, what do you do?  You do the same thing that you would do if your book was published by a mainstream publishing company - promote it! There are many ways that you can promote your book both online and off. ...

Getting Self Published

Getting Self Published

Years ago, if someone wanted to get a book self published, they had to pay thousands .  A printer would publish the book for the individual and give them a certain number of copies.  All of the copies, plus the fees that were involved in setting up the press...

Proofreading your book

Proofreading your book

Take the book and print it out on paper for proofreading.  Then, starting with the last page and moving backward, use a ruler to look at each line in the book.  This is a tedious process and one for which you can pay a freelance proofreader.  You are looking for...

Rewriting your First Draft

Rewriting your First Draft

Ernest Hemingway suggested rewriting a book 30 times before it is ready for publication.  His reasoning was that each time the writer goes over the book for rewriting, they have a better understanding into the minds of the characters.  The more you get to know your...

Complete the First Draft

Complete the First Draft

Once you have decided on the book that you want to write, you should start on your first draft.  This may change by the time the book is completed, although chances are that you will keep some of the information in the final book that you have in your first draft. ...

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