Start your Own Self-publishing Business

Start your Own Self-publishing Business

Your Step-by-step Guide to Success

Book - 2007 | 2nd ed
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Perseus Publishing
?I should write a book.” If that thought has ever crossed your mind, there is no better time to start than now. New print technologies, print-on-demand publishing and better distribution channels have made it easier than ever for aspiring writers like you to write, edit and publish a book. You’ll find out how to take your book from an idea to a finished product, with professional advice from industry insiders. Learn how to: ? Develop a grass-roots marketing plan ? Promote your book through book reviews and newspaper articles ? Find nontraditional places to sell your book ? Tap the potential of online publishing and print-on-demand ? Avoid common new-author mistakes Industry experts and successful self-publishers reveal their secret tips and tricks so you, too, can become a published author. Plus, a quick-reference guide to every step in the publishing process helps you along your way. Take the first step to becoming a published author today!

Book News
Drawing on interviews with successful small-press owners, this upbeat guide, written in a perky tone, gives advice for self-publishers and anyone else considering starting a small press, covering every aspect of start-up, production, and promotion. Some areas explored are e-publishing, market research, office and business structure, start-up finances, production costs, writing and designing the book, advertising and marketing, and selling the business. A seven-page appendix lists self-publishing business resources, including associations, expos and fairs, printers, distributors, software for publishers, and workshops. A glossary is included. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

McGraw Hill

Get started with Entrepreneur Magazine's Start-Up Series

Covers evaluating book ideasto developing an effectivemarketing plan, getting booksreviewed, finding saleschannels, and more.

Publisher: [Irvine, Calif.] : Entrepreneur Press, c2007
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781599181035
Branch Call Number: 070.593 DOR 2007
Characteristics: xvi, 219 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Entrepreneur Press
Alternative Title: Self-publishing business


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