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Today, there are authors of every stripe, from those in time-honored fiction and non-fiction categories to business people and professionals who've learned that writing a quality book is essential to building their brand.
In 2012, Americans self-published more than 391,000 books, according to market research giant Bowker. That's a 400 percent increase since 2007. Also in 2012, traditional publishers released nearly 302,000 titles for a whopping total of nearly 700,000 new books. In…Continue
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Beaverton, OR. August 5, 2013 – Melinda Gregory's "All In" was selected as the winner from a narrow list of finalists who submitted manuscripts for Ellechor Publishing's Avant-Garde Writing Contest.
Added by Rochelle Carter on September 6, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
You come home from a long day at work and just want to veg. Your nagging “to do” list of laundry, mowing the lawn, and cleaning out your car seem so daunting. But there is something else you are forgetting. Something really important. What was it?
Oh yeah. My book was just released. I should get to…Continue
Added by Rochelle Carter on September 4, 2013 at 1:42pm — No Comments
I speak to authors regularly to help them organize their writing and create publishing plans that fit their goals and economic status. While one of the biggest barriers to self-publishing is usually funds, the second usually is lack of information or research. Traditional publishing is nice if you have the patience for it and don't mind letting someone else take over, but for those who like be in charge here are a few good reasons to self-publish, as well as some major…Continue
Added by Rochelle Carter on August 12, 2012 at 5:13am — No Comments
Building a social media network takes time, patience, and perseverance. The sooner you start social media activities, the better. Don’t wait for your book launch to begin to build a following! Successful social media campaigns happen 365 days a year; you never know when your outreach will lead to book sales, consulting offers, speaking opportunities, or new business endeavors.
Social media can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. You are not required to participate on every…Continue
Added by Rochelle Carter on June 15, 2011 at 3:45pm — No Comments
Getting endorsements for your book from published authors or experts in your field is key to establishing your credibility, and we advise that authors start soliciting endorsements as soon as possible.
Benefits of endorsements: