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Jul 12, 2010
| ISBN 9781599631806
Jul 12, 2010 | ISBN 9781599631806
Take Control of Your Destiny!Bottom line: You want to get published. You want to control the future of your manuscript and your writing career.Best-selling author Marilyn Ross and publishing expert Sue Collier show you how to make your own success – whether you’re a published author, entrepreneur, corporation, professional, or absolute newcomer to writing. In this expanded and completely revised 5th edition of the “bible” of self-publishing (over 100,000 copies sold), they empower you to publish your own work with minimal risk and maximum profits.You’ll find: • Complete step-by-step guidance on publishing and marketing a book • Ways to leverage social media marketing to build your platform and make yourself stand out from the crowd • A thorough explanation of the difference between POD self-publishing, subsidy publishing, and true self-publishing – and how to decide which is the best option for you • Practical advice on making the decision between offset printing and print-on-demand • How to leverage the Internet to create “buzz” and promote your book with killer PR • The latest information on e-publishing • A detailed marketing plan and timetable to keep you on track • Proven marketing strategies to get free publicity, reach nontraditional buyers, and sell books • Information-packed appendices with marketing contacts, organizations, and vendors, complete with names, addresses, and websites • Valuable case studies and examples of how other publishers excel • An in-depth discussion of exclusive distributors, plus coverage of the most recent changes in bookstores and the book-selling industry • Thirty-one creative ideas for generating capital to launch your publishing companyThe Complete Guide to Self-Publishing is the one book you need to take control of your writing career.Read it. Believe it. Do it.Your future depends on it.
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