These packages will be tailored by Michael to suit your individual requirements

Publishing Mentoring

If you’re planning on managing your publishing yourself, you can take advantage of our mentoring service to receive expert guidance throughout the process. Talk directly to Michael at the start of your project to carefully plan your book, and then Michael will be available to answer your questions and provide advice throughout the production of your book and after it is published.

Michael will help you with:

  • Creating a plan, budget and schedule for the production of your book, and a strategy for after it is published.
  • Making decisions on book format, print quantity, distribution options, the book launch, and all sorts of other issues.
  • Briefing the service providers you need, such as editors, designers, proofreaders and printers.
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    Organising ebook and print on demand formatting and upload for Amazon and other sites.
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    Staying on track by checking in with you regularly.
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    Avoiding common self-publishing errors.
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    Using your book successfully in your business.

What is included:

  • Easy access to Australia’s number 1 expert in self-publishing for small business and his 20 years of building publishing skills and expertise.
  • Phone, email and/or Skype support direct with Michael from day one of your project. (You can call or email at any time with minor queries, or schedule a time for longer discussions.)
  • Encouragement and support when you need it. 
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    A PDF copy of our DIY self-publishing guide, including a comprehensive checklist so that you don't miss anything.
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    Regular check-ins to help you stay on track.

What is not included:  

  • ​A detailed marketing and publicity plan. Michael can certainly provide advice and tips in this area, but if you need comprehensive assistance with marketing or publicity we have some excellent partners we can refer you to.

If you’re keen to get going on your DIY self-publishing project but don’t know where to start or are feeling a bit overwhelmed, this is the service for you.


​Just need a bit of advice to get you underway? Or are you managing your project yourself but want someone to call when you need a bit of help? We offer an hourly-rate consulting service if you just need a bit of guidance to get started or to keep you headed in the right direction (minimum two hours). Contact us to find out more.

Want to discuss your book?

Book a 30-minute chat with Michael to discuss your specific needs and get an outline of what we do.