How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . Successfully

Author: Arielle Eckstut,David Henry Sterry

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 0761163980

Category: Reference

Page: 544

View: 8119

Now updated for 2015! The best, most comprehensive guide for writers is now revised and updated, with new sections on ebooks, self-publishing, crowd-funding through Kickstarter, blogging, increasing visibility via online marketing, micropublishing, the power of social media and author websites, and more—making The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published more vital than ever for anyone who wants to mine that great idea and turn it into a successfully published book. Written by experts with twenty-five books between them as well as many years’ experience as a literary agent (Eckstut) and a book doctor (Sterry), this nuts-and-bolts guide demystifies every step of the publishing process: how to come up with a blockbuster title, create a selling proposal, find the right agent, understand a book contract, and develop marketing and publicity savvy. Includes interviews with hundreds of publishing insiders and authors, including Seth Godin, Neil Gaiman, Amy Bloom, Margaret Atwood, Leonard Lopate, plus agents, editors, and booksellers; sidebars featuring real-life publishing success stories; sample proposals, query letters, and an entirely updated resources and publishers directory.
Read More

7 Steps and 7 Secrets for Finishing Your Nonfiction Book Sooner Rather Than Later

Author: Amelia Nikolai,Pete Nikolai

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1490828389

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 108

View: 3122

Have you started writing a nonfiction book that you are struggling to finish? Do you have an idea for a book but dont know how to get started? Now you can start and finish your book sooner rather than later following an easy 7 step process that forms the foundation for the way most nonfiction books are written. This insiders guide starts by helping you find the time to write your book and then walks you through creating your proposal, developing your writing plan, and writing your first draft. Along the way youll determine when you could finish your book based on your personal writing output and the time you have available to write. Youll also discover the 7 secrets to finishing your book sooner rather than later including how to transform your dreams into your vision and how to establish the goals and action steps needed to make your vision a reality. Writing a book is similar to taking a journey. Having a plan and putting in the necessary time gets you from where you are to where you want to be. This book takes you step-by-step through the process of developing your plan and following through to write your book sooner rather than later. If you're ready to finish your book and to begin to see the impact it has in the lives of others then read this quick guide and take the steps to make it happen!
Read More

Author: Peter K. Ryan

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1448896002

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 9479

The publishing industry is rapidly evolving and jobs in the business are changing as well. This book introduces readers to the variety of fields in electronic publishing. Readers learn about the education required to enter the business, including the technical and computer skills necessary. They learn about the basic concepts in publishing electronically, such as editing, production, and distribution, as well as copyright, piracy, and changing business models. The book outlines the various jobs, among them writers, editors, production editors, designers, and marketing and distribution professionals. Tools for electronic publishing, such as Photoshop and InDesign are introduced. Content platforms such as XML and ePub are also explained along with new promotion tools including social media. Finally, the book takes a look at what the future of electronic publishing may be. It serves as a great resource for those who are interested in publishing the written word in the digital age.
Read More

Evaluating Computer-Mediated Communication

Author: Folk, Moe

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466626941

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 461

View: 4502

Digital technology plays a vital role in today's need for instant information access. The simplicity of acquiring and publishing online information presents new challenges in establishing and evaluating online credibility. Online Credibility and Digital Ethos: Evaluating Computer-Mediated Communication highlights important approaches to evaluating the credibility of digital sources and techniques used for various digital fields. This book brings together research in computer mediated communication along with the affects digital culture and online credibility.
Read More

The Complete Guide to Getting Your Poetry Published

Author: Thomas A. Williams

Publisher: Sentient Publications

ISBN: 1591810027

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 200

View: 5311

A motivational gem for every poet! Easy to read and accessible to all, this how-to book teaches the ins and outs of working with magazine and book publishers to get poetry published. It also provides instruction for those who want to self-publish their work.
Read More

The Essential Guide to Getting Your Work Published

Author: Windy Lynn Harris

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 9781440350832

Category: Authorship

Page: 256

View: 3989

"The essential guide to getting your work published"--Cover.
Read More

The Ultimate, No Holds Barred, Take No Prisoners Guide to Getting Really Rich

Author: Dan S. Kennedy

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 1613083092

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 428

View: 8128

SELL TO THOSE WHO SPEND: Market to the Affluent THE SCARY TRUTH: The middle-class consumer population—and their buying power—is massively shrinking. Customers are buying less and in fewer categories. THE SILVER LINING: It takes no more work to attract customers from the explosively growing Mass-Affluent, Affluent, and Ultra-Affluent populations eager to pay premium prices in return for exceptional expertise, service, and experiences. Millionaire maker Dan S. Kennedy, joined by branding experts Nick Nanton, J.W. Dicks and team, show you how to re-position your business, practice, or sales career to attract customers or clients for whom price is NOT a determining factor. Learn how to sell to those who will always be spending. • Practical Strategies Revealed: Ritz-Carlton, Disney, Harrah’s Entertainment, Dove, AARP, Dr. Oz, Starbucks, Williams-Sonoma, DeBeers, the health and wellness industry and many other fascinating and diverse true-life examples • E-Factors: 10 surprising Emotional Buy Triggers the affluent find irresistible • Stop Selling Products and Services: Learn how selling aspirations and emotional fulfillment is more profitable • StorySelling™: Learn how to scale the affluents’ “sales wall” • Million-Dollar Marketing System: Step-by-step blueprint comparable to those developed for six-figure clients, ready for do-it-yourself use
Read More

The Newsletter of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, The University of Mississippi

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 3452

Read More

Clever werben mit jedem Budget

Author: Jay Conrad Levinson

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593411695

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 439

View: 1021

Kleiner Einsatz, große Wirkung Einfallsreiche Werbeaktionen, die möglichst wenig Geld kosten - das ist der Grundgedanke des Guerilla Marketings. Der Marketing-Experte Jay C. Levinson präsentiert in diesem Standardwerk sein revolutionäres Konzept: kreative Ideen und Aktionen, die mit kleinem Mitteleinsatz große Wirkungen erzeugen. Dabei zieht er alle Register und beweist anhand vieler praktischer Beispiele, wie einfach es ist, Chancen für sich zu nutzen und das Marketing schneller, schlanker, flexibler und effektiver zu machen.
Read More

Author: Harry Bingham

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408159732

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

View: 1518

This book is all about writing for publication. How to plan, create and edit work that will sell. How to write a book that you'll be proud of- and which might yet launch you on a new career. Crammed with examples (positive and negative) from successful authors, this essential guide is for writers of every genre: fiction and narrative non-fiction, literary and commercial, adults and children. This guide tells you how to: - Understand your market - Plan your novel or memoir - Develop strong, empathetic characters - Structure and maintain a compelling plot - Ensure that your prose style is strong enough to carry your story - Polish your work until it shines
Read More

The Reference Tool for the Christian Writer

Author: Sally Stuart

Publisher: Shaw

ISBN: 9780877880721

Category: Religion

Page: 640

View: 2114

An eighteenth edition provides up-to-date information on more than 1,200 Christian literary markets, listing agents, special markets contacts, editorial services, writers' conferences and groups, contests, resources, and more. Original.
Read More

A Guide to Academic Publishing Success

Author: Wendy Laura Belcher

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 141295701X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 351

View: 6220

`A comprehensive, well-written and beautifully organized book on publishing articles in the humanities and social sciences that will help its readers write forward with a first-rate guide as good company.' - Joan Bolker, author of Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day `Humorous, direct, authentic ... a seamless weave of experience, anecdote, and research.' - Kathleen McHugh, professor and director of the UCLA Center for the Study of Women Wendy Laura Belcher's Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success is a revolutionary approach to enabling academic authors to overcome their anxieties and produce the publications that are essential to succeeding in their fields. Each week, readers learn a particular feature of strong articles and work on revising theirs accordingly. At the end of twelve weeks, they send their article to a journal. This invaluable resource is the only guide that focuses specifically on publishing humanities and social science journal articles.
Read More

What it Takes to Break In, Hang in & Make it in the Entertainment Industry

Author: Eve Light Honthaner

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240806689

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 380

View: 4451

Hollywood Drive: What it Takes to Break in, Hang in & Make it in the Entertainment Industry is the essential guide to starting and succeeding at a career in film and TV. Written by a Hollywood insider, Honthaner's invaluable experience and advice will give those attempting to enter and become successful in the entertainment industry the edge they need to stand out among the intense competition. Because while film school prepares students to write a script, direct a scene and operate a camera, few newcomers enter the job market understanding how this business truly works and how to land a first job much less succeed in the industry. Hollywood Drive is not merely a book about what it takes to get your foot in the door. It goes beyond that by offering you the tools, attitude, philosophy and road map you'll need to give yourself a good fighting chance at success -- whether you're looking for your very first job or for a strategy to move your career to the next level. This book will allow you to proceed with your eyes wide open, knowing exactly what to expect. Hollywood Drive explores the realities of the industry: various career options, effective job search strategies, how to write an effective cover letter and resume, what to expect on your first job, the significance of networking and building solid industry relationships, how a project is sold, and how a reel production office and set operate. You'll learn how to define your goals and make a plan to achieve them, how to survive the tough times, how to deal with big egos and bad tempers, and how to put your passion to work for you. * Hollywood insider with 20+ years of experience provides realistic advice and tips on getting a first job and moving up in a tough industry * Covers a variety of career choices and the basics of how a production is set up and run * Includes must-have information on breaking into both Hollywood and smaller markets nationwide
Read More

Author: Julia Doherty

Publisher: In Easy Steps

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

View: 9017

Online presence has become vital for all businesses; large, small or the self-employed. Whether you like it or not, if you don't take steps and manage your online presence, your customers and clients will. It's not enough to just have a website; social networking sites are the new word of mouth marketing channels and they're very powerful in spreading the word. To achieve this successfully adds more work to your busy day, but marketing your products and services online enables to you to reach potential customers with very little financial outlay. Lots of online marketing can be done for free and you can save costs in advertising in publications, and printing leaflets and brochures. Online Marketing for Small Businesses in easy steps guides you through the essential steps you need to take to set your online strategy, make your website work for you, and then covers the key social networking sites to generate a stronger and more loyal customer base. It concentrates on activities that are essential and free, and steers clear of costly forms of online marketing. This new guide in the In Easy Steps series will help you learn about online marketing in digestible chunks. Chapter 1 will help you work out where your customers are talking and set your social media goalsChapter 2 covers getting the most out of your websiteThen, start working on the social networking site(s) where your customers are most active. Covers Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google Plus.
Read More

Wie uns Pseudo-Wissenschaftler das Leben schwer machen

Author: Ben Goldacre

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104003033

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 432

View: 6134

Der große Sachbuch-Bestseller aus Großbritannien: Endlich wird entlarvt, wie uns Pseudo-Wissenschaftler belügen, um uns Medizin- und Kosmetikprodukte zu verkaufen »Von Zahnärzten empfohlen«.»Von Dermatologen getestet«. Doch mit welchem Ergebnis? Woher wissen wir, ob uns eine medizinische Behandlung hilft? Wie können wir überprüfen, was uns alternative Heilmethoden wie zum Beispiel die Homöopathie versprechen? Und warum glauben kluge, kritische Menschen hanebüchene Dinge, nur weil »die Wissenschaft« sie angeblich bewiesen hat? Ben Goldacre entlarvt mit so viel Witz wie Wissen die zweifelhafte Wissenschaft hinter vermeintlich geprüften und bewiesenen Fakten und zeigt uns, wie wir mit eigenen Mitteln schlechte von guter Wissenschaft unterscheiden können.
Read More

How to Build a Successful Self-publishing Business With Amazon Kindle and Createspace. a Detailed, Step-by-step Guide to the Entire Process

Author: Delfim Alvaro

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781545367193

Category:

Page: 156

View: 1209

BUILD A PROFITABLE KINDLE PUBLISHING BUSINESS! Do you want to start a Kindle Publishing Business? Do You Want a Step-By-Step Blueprint Of The Entire Process? If so, "KINDLE PUBLISHING: How To Build A Successful Self-Publishing Business With Amazon Kindle and Createspace. A Detailed, Step-By-Step Guide To The Entire Process" by Delfim Alvaro is the exact guide you need! Delfim Alvaro is a successful Kindle Publisher who has been running his Publishing business for over 2 years. In that time, he has tried and tested many strategies, followed various courses and narrowed the process down to 9 essential lessons. Much like the 80/20 or Pareto's Principal. Focusing on truly understanding and employing only 9 steps allowed Delfim to be more efficient and grow a passive income quicker, ignoring all the other time-consuming or minimal-result-producing tasks. The refocus was so effective that it doubled Delfim's income to $3000 a month in just 3 months, and with only a total number of 13 books. And now he wants to share the same 9 lessons with you! Kindle Publishing is one of the simplest businesses to start, with low barrier to entry, low start-up cost and massive earning potential. And a business that just about anyone can start regardless of their previous business or internet marketing experience. Delfim's 9 essential Lessons will be putting you on the path to success with Kindle and on your way to a full-time income online. What Makes This Book The Best Book On The Subject? This book is a true step-by-step break-down of the entire process and should cost way more because of the value Delfim shares. You will be getting a proven blueprint to start your own online business from someone who has been there and done it, with the potential to quit your job, work from home or from anywhere in the world for such a small investment. Delfim covers everything from opening your publishing accounts, finding and analysing profitable niches, getting your book cover designed and book published, as well as how to market your books, manage and outsource your business. The book is also filled with screenshots and free video tutorials to make things even simpler for you. Giving you full confidence that you can also replicate the process. You Will Learn The Following: Exactly how Kindle Publishing works How to properly carry-out Niche and Keyword Research. Find topics that are in demand and profitable How to create a Title that sells How to order a eBook cover that stands-out How to write or better, outsource great book content Book descriptions that sell How to open your Kindle account How to Publish your first eBook on Kindle, step-by-step How to turn your eBook into a Paperback version How to Publish your first Paperback, step-by-step How to Promote and Market your book How to get Reviews for your book How to Scale, Manage and Outsource your Kindle Publishing business And much more! So, take this opportunity and order your copy of this guide by clicking the 'Buy Now' button. For a fraction of the value you will be getting in this book, you will be learning lessons that will pay you back tenfold. Take advantage of it while you can. By ordering your copy, you will also be given access to my private publishing community where you can share ideas, ask questions and grow your business with other publishers. Order Now and see you inside!
Read More

Memoiren

Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641054001

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

View: 3059

„Ich schreibe so lange, wie der Leser davon überzeugt ist, in den Händen eines erstklassigen Wahnsinnigen zu sein.“ Stephen King Während der Genesung nach einem schweren Unfall schreibt Stephen King seine Memoiren – Leben und Schreiben sind eins. Ein unverzichtbarer Ratgeber für alle angehenden Schriftsteller und eine Fundgrube für alle, die mehr über den König des Horror-Genres erfahren wollen. Ein kluges und gleichzeitig packendes Buch über gelebte Literatur. »Eine Konfession.« Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Read More