Category Archives for Books

How cover design actually works

We work with many first-time self-publishers here at MHP, and sometimes during the cover design process I sense the author getting a little frustrated when the cover design seems to become more involved than they expected. They underestimate the level of development required to get a finished cover. Here’s how authors sometimes expect the process […]

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Too much information is not enough

The best thing you can do in your book for you and your business is give your clients as much information as you can. Now, I’m not talking about giving away proprietary information that is important to your business; I’m talking about the kind of stuff your clients will value and that will help them […]

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Using your book in your business

There are an unlimited number of ways to use your book in your business; today I’m going to look at a few that are easy to do and won’t cost you anything (except your time). Give your book away You might send a copy to potential clients that contact your business with an inquiry, or […]

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The best independent bookshops in the world

In nearly every city around the world you will find a bookshop. They might be small and quaint or large and showy, but for every avid reader and book lover, they are a delight to discover. However, it seems many bookshops are closing their doors. Not to worry though as many independent bookshops are thriving […]

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