Category Archives: Publish a book

5 rules for better book publishing

There is no guarantee for success in the publishing business, but these five rules will definitely help you make a difference. Follow these rules and I promise you, your book will be better prepared to become the next global publishing success. 1. Write a good story Yes, it sounds lame but when your book is…




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Self publishing leads to Golden Globe winner

The Indie Movie “Still Alice” has won a Golden Globe this month, but did you know that this movie is based on a book that was originally Self Published?   Check this out: (copied from Wikipedia) Lisa Genova (born November 11, 1970) is an American neuroscientist and writer. She self-published her debut novel Still Alice…




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Slideshare Presentations on self publishing






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The secret to successful self-publishing






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Three quick wins using your printed book as a lead magnet

Have you ever heard of the term ‘lead magnet’? (not lead as in the metal but lead as in potential clients) Many professionals and experts successfully use free gifts and free information to collect leads and newsletter subscribers. A lead magnet can be a whitepaper, an infographic, an ebook or a CD. Anything that is…




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I have my book as an ebook, can you turn this into a printed book?

We receive this question on a regular basis and the simple answer is YES – we can do this. To make a printed book, the file preparation within the publishing process is the same, with the exception of the fact of course that we don’t need to create the ebook files as you will already have…




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3 myths of business books [Linkedin article]

For years I’ve been telling everybody who wants to listen (and those who don’t…) that “Every day is a school day”. This is my motto for continual self improvement; to see the lesson in every experience and to learn from events, people and conversations. Reading books has been an integral part of this motto as…




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My Top 4 mistakes of self publishing [Linkedin article]

In the past 14 years I’ve personally been involved with the publishing of hundreds of books and publications. Some of these books I wrote and others were a team effort. Looking back I can see now that I’ve made the mistakes many self publishing authors have made – and will continue to make -: 1.…




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Who are the new author publishers?

New author publishers are publishing houses that specialise in accepting books of new authors that are yet unknown in the industry. When you write a book, you will need to complete a lot of steps to go from your raw book text to a published and distributed book. In short, these are the steps you…




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What is the difference between ISBN-10 and ISBN-13?

ISBN stands for International Standards Book Numbers. In 2007 a change was made to only have 13 digit ISBN numbers. The old ISBN-10 numbers are still valid for older titles, but for all new books the ISBN 13 standard is preferred. The change is pretty straightforward as it is solely to preface 978 of the…




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