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The 21st Century Author Still Tied to Traditional Publishing Protocol

»Posted by on Jun 14, 2011 in Self-Publishing Strategies | 0 comments

The 21st Century Author Still Tied to Traditional Publishing Protocol

Inside virtually every ambitious entrepreneur lays a 21st Century author, having the empowering freedom and opportunity to express themselves through creativity and wisdom, but the journey from manuscript to marketplace feels daunting. It is, then, with fear and trepidation that most writers approach the prospect of being highly compensated for leaving their mark on the world. What is your greatest fear each time the idea of writing a book pops into your mind?  Is it the disheartening statistics you read about failed books that become unfulfilled dreams?  Is it the historical data you see that evidences the past performance of many published books?  Or is it perhaps the actual fear of being successful and not knowing how you would actually manage that? The Drive...

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Q&A About Self-Publishing and the ISBN Number

»Posted by on Mar 23, 2011 in Self-Publishing Strategies | 0 comments

Q&A About Self-Publishing and the ISBN Number

There is absolutely nothing wrong with having the “need” to ask questions!  Unfortunately, many times we don’t know what we don’t know and thus – don’t know what to ask.  The following questions may have entered your mind and you are serious about securing the answer; alternatively – they may be something of which you have no awareness and the questions will guide you to important knowledge: I  Where does a self-publisher go to secure that all important ISBN to identify I am the publisher of my book? Each country is designated one specific agency to assign ISBNs for that country.  It is responsible for maintaining  a bibliographic database of all titles published within that country. The United States and all territories...

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Five Great Reasons to Self Publish…

»Posted by on Feb 21, 2011 in Self-Publishing Strategies | 3 comments

Five Great Reasons to Self Publish…

There are a number of reasons people want to publish; the number one in my mind is leaving a legacy message. Sharing what you have learned throughout your career, sharing a passion you have explored over the course of your lifetime, and simply leaving a legacy to your family and friends – all good reasons to write and be published! The world of publishing has changed, and I for one am excited about that! In the past, many amazing authors went unpublished because their manuscripts did not fall into the right hands – or before the right eyes. With today’s technology, many amazing “messages” can be brought before the world. The following are good reasons you should follow your heart and work to self-publish your missives. 1. You have...

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