What is an Acknowledgement Page and Why Your Book Needs One

You’re an author who has taken great care in providing your readers with valuable content. You thoughtfully considered the delivery of your message and written a book that’s full of information and provides your unique expertise.

How Much Should a Book Editor Charge?

Some authors think a book editor’s job is to correct spelling and punctuation, but a book editor does so much more. Yes, part of their job is proofreading a manuscript and correcting spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors; however, a book editor is also a fact checker and a manuscript doctor. In addition, there are different levels and types of book editors. Copyeditor: Basic copyediting involves reviewing text and correcting spelling, grammar, and punctuation. A copyeditor […]

What is the Difference Between a Ghostwriter, Developmental Editor, and an Editor?

In the publishing industry, different titles are given to different positions, each having a different set of responsibilities. Some of the most common positions are ghostwriters, editors, and developmental editors. Each plays an important role to the author who needs their services.

Nine Things That Need to be on Your Book Cover

Don’t judge a book by its cover is a cliché that’s also a myth. People will judge your book by its cover. It’s the first impression that conveys your book’s message, your brand, and most importantly, makes readers want to buy it.

How to Turn Your Book into an Audiobook, and How to Turn Your Audio Into a Book

Printed books or ebooks are the traditional mode for authors to convey their message. Their readers turn the pages, reading along as the author shares his or her insights.

What one thing will you do today to write your book, market your business, or make more money?

It seems I upset a few people last week when I asked people to unsubscribe for being “unserious” about writing a book. I’m sorry. But, I am also glad I said it. Let me explain. I got three angry emails from subscribers, and I ended up having wonderful long conversations with all three. I got to learn about them and their businesses. They were all happy I reached out to them. I feel really good about this. Truth be told, I want you to succeed […]

How to Remove (or Manage) a Bad Book Review on Amazon.com

Getting reviews on Amazon.com are a great way to add credibility to your book and entice others to purchase it. While we’d all like every one of those reviews to be a five-star endorsement, that’s not likely. It’s not feasible to expect it, either. Logically, not every person who reads your book is going to give it top billing on Amazon.com—some may even give it a one or two-star rating. Others may deem your book to be somewhere in the middle

Five Things You Need to Do to Become a Professional Speaker

Whether you’re a novice or you’ve dabbed a bit in the speaking arena, you, too, can become an in-demand professional speaker. There are several things you should do to create the interest and the engagements that will lead to a successful speaking career.

How a small business can use a book to get more clients

Regardless of your industry, product, or service, a book can attract new clients to your small business. Authoring a book automatically makes you an expert in your field, while building your brand.

How to get celebrity endorsements for your book

A celebrity endorsement is quite possibly the greatest sales boost you can give your book.How do you get a celebrity to endorse your book? Quite simply…

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