Leave a comment

Self-publishing is a business: discuss


Belinda Williams

Hands up who would like to go into business for themselves?

If your hand remained steadfastly fixed to your side, then perhaps you should reconsider whether you’ve got what it takes to self-publish your own book.

Self-publishing myth #1

Once you’ve written the book , all you need to do is upload it to Amazon and/or Smashwords, or similar, and you’re in business.

Wrong! Your book might be available to the general public, but you’re not in business, not by a long shot.

Successful self-publishing takes a business mindset

In many ways, I’m lucky. I came to novel writing after achieving a degree qualification in business and ten years working in the corporate sector. As I researched options for what to do with my completed manuscript, I quickly began to realise that all my years spent behind a desk marketing other people’s products and services would come in handy.

When I looked…

View original post 782 more words

Advertisements

Got something to say?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Attila Ovari

Loving Life and Inspiring Others

TIME

Current & Breaking News | National & World Updates

Graduation Cap Decoration Ideas and Styles

Graduation Cap Decoration Ideas and Styles in One Stop

Not Sweating The Small Stuff

An application of the tips on how to lead a happier life from the book, "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff" and then some.

chrismcmullen

Writing, Publishing, and Marketing Ideas

Creative Writing with the Crimson League

Creative Writing Tips and Authorial Support from Fantasy Writer Victoria Grefer

Two on a Rant

Rants, humor, sarcasm, and a haiku-like substance? It's hard to know what's going to come out of our minds next.

Broken Mirrors

Version 0.1 - Notes, Thoughts, and Ideas

Cult of Racewood

write, defiant

Hiking Photography

Beautiful photos of hiking and other outdoor adventures.

Cult of Racewood

write, defiant

Imagineer-ing

an adventure in reading, writing & publishing

TechChucker's Brain Blast

Garbage IN | Garbage Out

Elizabeth Jamison's PhD Journey

A Daily Journal of my Comp/Rhet Dissertation: I'll share every day of my dissertation journey until I finish.

freaky folk tales

A haunting we will go...

Break Room Stories

Service Industry Stories and More Since 2012

The Ramblings of a Young Writer

Just Some Thoughts, Opinions, Etc.

%d bloggers like this: