Self-Publishing Nonfiction Books Today: 3 Sales Tips

Over lunch recently, a friend asked me: “What’s happened to self-publishing? Is it over? The sales for my latest book are atrocious.” I felt for him. It happens. A book for which we had high hopes does little or nothing. But that can change. We’re not living in the traditional publishing era when a book was dead and remaindered after … Read more

Your Writing Side Hustle: 4 Steps To Thinking Like A Writer

Could writing turn into a wonderful side hustle for you? If you’re treating your passion for words strictly as a hobby, you’re wondering whether you can turn pro. I’ve received questions about this from writers around the world. Some are on furlough from their day jobs. Others’ jobs have vanished. Either way, they’re wondering whether they can turn their hobby … Read more

Instant Publishing Via Your Blog: Keep Customers Updated

Your blog is a form of instant publishing. Imagine how shocked Gutenberg would be if he lived today. You can transmit your words instantly, to people in your neighborhood and all over the globe. Anyone who wants to know what’s happening in your business just needs to visit your website. Most of us have felt stressed and disoriented over the … Read more

Freelance Blogging: Tips To Streamline Your Services

Freelance blogging is back. How many clients have you won in the past six months? In January, Tim, a hardworking freelancer and former student, told me he’d signed up six new clients in ten days. Sadly, the virus turmoil has affected many freelancers’ clients. With their businesses closed, clients have cancelled contracts. Tim’s concerned about lost clients, but he’s using … Read more