Where Professionals Publish

The 4 People Every Author Should Hire

Professional Editor – If you’re self-publishing your book, and most people are these days, nothing is more important than having your book professionally edited. It’s fine to have it reviewed by a friend or relative, or by teachers and people with English degrees (I hear...

How to Get More Reviews for Your Book on Amazon

Like it or not, reviews on Amazon help sell books. The vast majority of potential buyers will look at your reviews to assist them in making a buying decision (I know that I do). If you don’t have many reviews, it can make your book...

When Should You Start Calling Yourself an Author?

I remember back in 2005 when my first manuscript was in progress. I attended a writer’s conference and felt like I was able to immerse myself in the craft of writing and promoting books. I left that event with the thought that I could officially...

How to Write a Book FAST and Overcome the Fear That Prevents Most People from Finishing

Studies show that as many as 80% of people want to write a book. I hear this goal all of the time from people I meet in the business world. Countless numbers of people over the years have proclaimed their desire to write a book,...

Book Marketing Experts to Follow on Twitter

Recently someone on Twitter asked me who she should be following for book marketing advice. I figured I should put the list together here for all to locate! You’ll find a mixture here of book marketing experts, writing coaches, ghostwriters, and other publishing industry professionals–all...

Coming Soon: Exciting Opportunity for Nonfiction Authors

Well I was going to wait until after the New Year to announce this, but I am just too excited! Here’s a not-so-subtle hint about what I’m cooking up for 2013: I am putting together a short list of authors who want to receive priority...

How Authors Can Earn Real Money with Corporate Sponsors: Part 2

In my previous post, How Authors Can Earn Real Money with Corporate Sponsors: Part 1, I discussed several ways you can earn money by working with corporations. While you may think that these corporate sponsorships are few and far between, I can assure you that...

How Authors Can Earn Real Money with Corporate Sponsors: Part 1

One big benefit of being an author and cultivating an audience is that you can attract corporate sponsors. This essentially means that corporations will give you money to help them reach your audience. I have personally worked with over a dozen corporate sponsors in recent...

How Authors Can Sell to Bookstores, Plus Free Bookstore Consignment Agreement

Over the years many authors have asked me about how to get their books sold in local bookstores. As a former bookstore owner, I can tell you that this is probably easier than you think. Most local bookstores, especially the independents, are happy to support...

What to Do When Your Facebook Profile is Maxed Out on Friends

If you’ve been using your personal Facebook profile for business connections, you can eventually hit the point where Facebook won’t allow you to add more friends. The maximum number of connections allowed on Facebook—including friends and page Likes—is 5,000. This can be quite frustrating for...

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