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business plan

A Novel Approach To Writing A Business Plan

You might not be familiar with the process of writing a business plan, but you can tell a story. Why not put that talent to use for your vision statement for 2020?
John Locke

The Lessons Of John Locke’s Self-Publishing Career

John Locke's story of success selling his self-published books, and the scandal it kicked up, provides multiple lessons on why the best way to long-term success is writing quality books and putting in good, honest hard work.
non-bookstore retailers

Selling to Non-Bookstore Retailers

Creating a distribution channel through non-bookstore retailers is a good way to start your special-sales efforts because it is much like selling through bookstores.
99 cent books

Can You Make Millions Selling 99¢ Books? Amanda Hocking Did.

Amanda Hocking’s story might strike some as a one-off or a product of luck, but it's not. Her success was a product of great writing and smart decision making. And since she was a self-published author, she got to call all the shots.
first-time authors

Marketing Planning For First-Time Authors

There are two ways first-time authors can plan their book marketing activities. The first is discovery-driven planning, which evolves through trial and error. A second technique views planning as narrative, conducted as you would when writing a novel.
money from your poetry

Who Says Rhyme Doesn’t Pay?

One tactic to selling and making money from your poetry is to pursue outlets other than bookstores. This post can help you think creatively about how to make a dime selling rhyme.
book marketing success

The Equation For Book Marketing Success

Here's a formula to help you make the transition from author to marketer. It is not a scientific, qualitative equation, but a quantitative approach to book marketing success that is adaptable to your personality and genre.

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