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Self-Publishing News: Nonfiction Books Command Substantially Higher Retail Prices

Book Expo America is happening this week and it’s the largest publishing industry event held each year. We should be hearing a lot of industry data this week and according to this report from Publisher’s Weekly, there were over 211,000 self-published titles released in 2011,...

Wrap-up from the 2012 Nonfiction Writers Conference Plus Bonus Download

Last week we held the Nonfiction Writer’s Conference, a completely virtual event conducted via teleconference with 15 speakers over three days. This was our second event and our best one yet! Here’s a look at the agenda: WEDNESDAY MAY 16, 2012 9:00AM – Dan Poynter...

Nonfiction Authors: Why You Should Treat Your Book Like a Business

For a book to succeed, there are basic steps involved: Start with a great book (well-written, edited, visually appealing) Identify your target audience (beyond “everyone,” narrow the focus) Figure out how to reach your target audience (what marketing strategies will get their attention?) Show them...

10 Ways to Promote Nonfiction Books Online

1. LAUNCH AND OPTIMIZE YOUR WEBSITE: No matter where you are in the process, a website essential to build an audience, share samples of your work, showcase your accomplishments, attract media and impress publishing professionals. 2. HOST A BLOG: A blog can be a creative...

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