Your self-publishing questions answered

Welcome to my latest blog. (Warning: it’s long!) I asked people to post their self-publishing questions on Facebook, and here are the answers! (Several questions were similar so I’ve combined a few into a single question and answer.) Thank you to everybody who submitted a query! When in my entrepreneurial or business journey should I […]

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What do editors really think?

Q&A with MHP freelance editor Vanessa Battersby   Vanessa Battersby is a member of our crack team of editors and typesetters. We thought we’d throw a few questions at Vanessa so you can learn a bit more about her and the editing process. Why did you choose to work in publishing? It was a bit […]

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Build your profile. Promote your business. Stand out from the crowd.

One of the never-ending problems of being a small business owner is setting yourself apart from your competitors in a crowded marketplace. You’ve probably tried advertising, social media, publicity, and many of the other usual suspects. But there is one option that is more accessible today than ever before that not many business owners consider: […]

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Book design: Where does my book belong?

Guest blog from book cover designer Peter Reardon   Fitting a square peg into a round hole? This is how it feel sometimes when I’m discussing book design with authors. The one critical error I find most self publishing authors, and some of the bigger publishing houses make, is that they find it difficult establishing […]

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