Tagged: show me about book publishing

Is There a Book in You? How’s It Doing? Get Resources for Success

Is There a Book in You? How’s It Doing? Get Resources for Success

Question: If you are an Author, are you happy with your book sales?
Question: Would you like to be an Author of a successful Book?
Question: Do you really know how Authors become rock stars who get minimal advances, if any, yet soar?
Question: Would you be thrilled with a few hundred copies of your book sold (average is less than 500) or would you like to sell thousands?
                       
Answers: The answers are in front of you. Within the …

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Why Publishing on Your Own Is a Very, Very Viable Option

Why Publishing on Your Own Is a Very, Very Viable Option

Once upon a time, in a land no so far away, there were two types of publishing: the coveted traditional route, where thousands of books were printed, media releases created and publisher reps marketed the books that only real authors wrote; and the disdained vanity press—here the giant spitting sound. Authors went the vanity press route only as a last resort. Under the vanity umbrella dwelled the small presses and self-publishing, costly ventures where mass …

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Authors: How to Get Your LCCN (Library of Congress Number)

Authors: How to Get Your LCCN (Library of Congress Number)

The wise author applies for the LCCN before the book is printed.
(Library of Congress Catalog Control Number)
                     
 
One question that most authors don’t know to ask is, “How do I get the LCCN?” What’s a LCCN? Good question—it’s the Library of Congress number that shows that you exist, and the one that any library that you are pitching your book to wants to know you …

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Top 10 Twitter Tweets for the Week

Top 10 Twitter Tweets for the Week

Have you heard? Author U is going BANANAS over APE! Everyone who attends the Extravaganza will get a copy of Guy Kawasaki’s APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur. With over 1.2 million Twitter followers, 4 million Google+ connections, multiple NY Times best-sellers, former Chief Evangelist for Apple Computer, Guy knows marketing, branding, books and authors … and he’s the Friday, May 3rd Keynoter. And he didn’t publish APE via New York. Saturday’s Keynote will be delivered by …

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What’s Your Personal Call to Action for Author and Book Success?

What’s Your Personal Call to Action for Author and Book Success?

                       
On Saturday, Author U members were treated to a tour de force of social media info and business strategies at the Author U Winter BookCamp. It was “an aaaaamazing and truly special training workshop for authors and would be authors.”  

Website strategist and specialist in working with authors, Amber Ludwig focused on building six 
critical areas that are must haves to make it in the authoring world today. As the principal and visionary of InsightfulDevelopment.com, she …

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Author Strategies and Top Ten Tweets

Author Strategies and Top Ten Tweets

What experiences will you carry forward for this New Year?
As Will Rodgers said,“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” Get Focused, Get a Plan, Get Going … it can be YOUR amazing year.  1  HOT News …  the Broncos playoff game is on Sunday, the 20th … not the day of the Winter BookCamp as some were worried about. Sign up NOW—you can’t afford to miss …

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Top 10 Twitter Tweets for Jan 3, 2013

Top 10 Twitter Tweets for Jan 3, 2013

                     
What experiences will you carry forward for this New Year?
1           HOT News … the Broncos playoff game is on Sunday, the 20th … not the day of the Winter BookCamp as some were worried about. Sign up NOW—you can’t afford to miss this full day to set the stage, to tweak what you are currently doing, to add amazing new ideas and …

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Publishing Rip-offs, Scams and Predators

Publishing Rip-offs, Scams and Predators

Have you ever been around someone; read something; or seen something … and you want to get in a shower or a hot bath and soak the slime off?

That’s exactly how I feel when I read about the gobbling up that involves the granddaddy of all Vanity Presses—Author Solutions as the mother ship to Booktango, Inkubook, iUniverse, Trafford, Xlibris, Wordclay, AuthorHive, Pallbrio and Hollywood Pitch. Did you know that Author Solutions and its various …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets: A Tweet Is Worth a Thousand Ideas

Top Ten Twitter Tweets: A Tweet Is Worth a Thousand Ideas

The Mansoons have hit Colorado …amazing thunder and rain storms this past week … If you are in Colorado and new to authoring and publishing, don’t forget to register for the August 18th Is There a Book In YOU?  half-day program designed for the Eaglet—the newbie—to the authoring and publishing worlds. It’s only $47 and includes breakfast, workbook and a copy of Judith Briles’ book, Show Me About Book Publishing ($20 value). Early bird deadline …

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Book Publishing Is a Business

Book Publishing Is a Business

The Business of Publishing … Yes It Is!
When John Kremer, Rick Frishman and Judith Briles published Show Me About Book Publishing, they shared a story about Sally. Sally wanted to open a Sewing Shoppe. Her objective was to be successful.
What if you were Sally and wanted to open Sally’s Sewing Shoppe? Wouldn’t it make sense that you knew about sewing? About the machine and how it works? Maybe inkling about fabric types? How about …

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