Brand Yourself And Make More Money As A Multiple-Book Author

by Nina Amir You might be patting yourself on the back for producing your first eBook—or even for coming up with your first book idea and for setting the goal of writing and publishing it in the near future. Guess what? The majority of authors don’t make any “real” money until they’ve published at least three […]

How To Start Your Own Publishing Company – 10 Essential Steps

by Shelley Hitz Disclaimer:  This blog post is for informational purposes only.  I am not a lawyer or accountant and am not giving legal advice.  Consult with a tax professional and lawyer before making decisions regarding your business. As an author, have you considered starting your own publishing company?  Many self-published authors are now choosing […]

The Publishing Business Plan – 7 Essential Elements

by Nina Amir If you are like most aspiring authors, the idea of becoming a published author probably excites you. Even if you are planning to produce an ebook to boost your business, adding “author” to your credentials could represent the fulfillment of a dream you’ve had your whole life or might catapult you into […]

How to Create Bestselling Book Ideas

by Penny Sansevieri It’s one thing to write a book, it’s quite another to write a book that will sell. We all want to follow our passion, write our dream and dance creatively with our muse, but wouldn’t it be fantastic if, amidst all of this creation, we also managed to produce a bestselling book? […]

How to Stay Focused & Motivated to Get Your Book Done – Part 1

by Kristen Eckstein If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you know my business coach, Nicole Dean (also a fellow writer for TFOI) challenged me in September 2013 to write and publish a brand new Kindle book every single week for the rest of 2013! So when I first began to write […]

7 Things Authors Can Do While Waiting for A Book to Be Published

by Shelley Hitz As an author, what can you do while you wait for your book to be published? There are many things you can do depending on where you are in the process. I recently saw an author ask this exact question in an author community in which we both belong. In response, I […]

4 Easy Ways to Optimize Your Amazon Listings

by Lynne Klippel is the world’s largest online retailer. The site receives 65 million visitors each month! While some people don’t like’s control of the book marketplace, there is no denying the fact that this site forever altered how people buy and sell books. I once heard an interview with Jeff Bezos, the […]

Which Book Publishing Route Is Right for You? [Part Two]

by Kristen Eckstein In Part One of this article, I began to explore the various publishing options that are available for you, so you can make the right choices for you and your business. So far, I’ve discussed traditional book publishing and vanity self-publishing. Now we’ve move on to two other great options, independent book […]

Which Book Publishing Route Is Right for You? [Part One]

by Kristen Eckstein There’s more than one way to get published. A quick Google search for the words “publish my book” will bring up literally hundreds of millions of results! So it’s no wonder when you start researching various book publishing avenues it can be overwhelming, and downright confusing. While there are hybrid styles of […]

5 Publishing Pathways – How to Decide Which One is Best for You

by Lynne Klippel Today there are more options for publishing than ever before. There is no single way to publish a book, which is a clear advantage for new authors. Whether you are in the very first stages of writing your manuscript, have it completely done, or are somewhere in the middle of writing it, […]