Self Publishing

How This Literary Agent Built An Established Agency, Shares Best Practices For Signing A Contract

For over two decades, Jennifer Unter, founder of the Unter Agency, has helped new authors land deals … [+] with publishing houses. As a respected agent within the industry, she speaks at conferences around the country. Most recently, she’s been asked to participate in The Atlanta Writers Conference in November. Jennifer Lee Photography One area …

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5 Tips for Publishing Your Own Book

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Gareth Feighery, who runs MarketTamer.com, didn’t become an author in hopes of selling a lot of books and reaping the royalties. Instead, he wrote the self-published book Secrets to Explosive Stock Market Profits to build the credibility of his Philadelphia-based financial education company and attract clients in …

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5 Things This Self-Published Author Did to Sell Over 20,000 Books With Almost No Money

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. This story was originally published 7/21/2016 and has been updated. Rob Dicks Two years ago, I self-published my first science fiction novel, Where the Hell is Tesla?, and sold 10,000 copies in the first twelve months. (It has since gone on to sell over 18,000 copies). My …

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Planning to Self-Publish Your First Book? Avoid These 6 Rookie Mistakes at All Costs

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Writing a book might not be the first thing that comes to mind for growing your business, but this can go a long way in helping entrepreneurs establish their credentials and industry expertise. It helps get your name out there, and can even lead to media coverage …

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Why Self-Publishing Could Be Damaging Your Business

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Writing a book. It’s one of the most widely held aspirations and a common feature on entrepreneurs’ and business owners’ goals list. With the incredible results and benefits associated with authoring a book (when done properly), it’s no wonder that recent years have witnessed a huge surge …

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5 Ways to Get the Internet Buzzing Over Your Self-Published Book

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. While there is a lot of value in self-publishing, there is also a lot that can go wrong if a writer dives into the venture unprepared. Some self-publishing companies help with marketing. Most, unfortunately, do not. Without any guidance or marketing support, the seas of self-publishing can …

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This Is the Future of Book Publishing

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Historically, publishing a book has been possible through one of the selective Big 5 publishers, such as Penguin Random House or Macmillan, a boutique press or self-publication. Self-publication, the old-fashioned way, entails paying up front for thousands of books. In the wake of Amazon and other platforms’ …

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The Step-By-Step Process to Using Ghostwriting as a Shortcut to Publish Your Book

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As the owner of self-publishing company MindStir Media, I’ve often crossed paths with people who have incredible stories to tell but lack either the free time or the technical skills to tell them. That’s where ghostwriters step in. Whether you’re too busy to write a book or …

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