Category Archives for Self-publishing

“Could I really write a business book?”

Have you been thinking about writing a book for your Small Business, but ‘something’ keeps getting in the way? Maybe when the kids finish school? Maybe when business slows down a little? Maybe when business picks up a little? Maybe, maybe, maybe. I’ve been around books, writing and publishing my whole life, so I’ve heard […]

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So you want to be an Amazon bestseller?

If you want to do an Amazon bestseller campaign, there’s a little bit of planning involved to give you the best chance of success. You must think about this early on before your ebook is uploaded – that way you can plan exactly when you want to do it, and if you are getting help […]

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Common self-publishing Q & A’s

Many first-time self-publishers have the same queries, so here I answers some small business self-publishing questions I hear quite often. WILL I SELL ONE MILLION COPIES ON AMAZON, LIKE I KEEP HEARING ABOUT ON THE INTERNET? No, you won’t. Most Small Business self-publishing authors sell just a few copies per month on Amazon. This is […]

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A cautionary tale of DIY self-publishing (Part 2)

If you haven’t read the first instalment of Bob’s careening self-publishing journey, click here. If you have, read on. * * * * * So Bob is now ready to promote his substandard book. He’s not super-happy with how it turned out, but he sees little choice but to persevere. Just as he did with […]

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A cautionary tale of DIY self-publishing (Part 1)

I’ve been around books and publishing my whole life, so I’ve seen people do some rather crazy things with their books. To help you understand what not to do in your self-publishing journey, here’s a little story about Bob and everything he did wrong with his publishing. Bob of course isn’t real, but I have […]

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