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1932672850
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9781932672855
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Publishing Gems

Publishing Gems

by Brent Sampson

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Overview

5 Reasons to Read This Book

1. The information is presented in list format for easy reference

2. From plotting, to production, to promotion, Publishing Gems offers advice at every stage of the process

3. Insider information from a publishing professional helps you avoid common mistakes

4. It’s a fun, fast read that infuses your mind with valuable suggestions devised to inspire

5. Writing a book opens windows but publishing one opens doors

“Who says ‘inside information’ is all bad? Brent Sampson’s excellent Publishing Gems creates a few shortcuts, offers over 150 suggestions and will save you money. For an ‘outsider’ to the wheels of publishing, this gem is a keeper.”

—Dr. Judith Briles

Founder of Author U

Ernest & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Semi-Finalist Brent Sampson is the award-winning and bestselling author of Sell Your Book on Amazon and The Book Marketing COACH. As the founder, president and chief marketing officer of Outskirts Press, Brent has helped thousands of writers publish thousands of books while experiencing the joy and satisfaction of bringing high-quality, professional, and award-winning books into the marketplace. Learn more at OutskirtsPress.com.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781932672855
Publisher: Outskirts Press, Inc.
Publication date: 01/25/2005
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.19(d)

Table of Contents

Part I:  Craft Your Book

Nine Steps for Plotting a Fiction Foundation.............................1
Four Ways to Finish the Book You Have Started.....................5
Five Tips for Catching Errors in Your Manuscript.....................7
Five Questions Answered About Copyright..............................10

 

Part II:  Choose Your Publisher

Ten Concerns When Choosing a Publisher...............................15
Seven Secrets of Old-Fashioned Publishing..............................18
Five Facts About Vanity Printers..............................................21
Seven Benefits of Custom Publishing........................................23

 

Part III:  Promote Your Book

Seven Hints Regarding Pay-per-Click Promotion......................27
Three Methods for Establishing a Hook....................................31
Six Steps to Becoming an Expert..............................................33
Seven Steps for Securing a Media Event...................................36
Ten Tips for a Top-Notch Press Release..................................39
Five Questions Answered About Book Reviews.......................43
Seventeen Book Reviewers Listed............................................46
Nine Book Signing Tips............................................................50

 

Part IV:  Sell Your Book

Five Facts About Book Covers...................................................57
Five Important Aspects of E-Books............................................59
Four Pricing Definitions for Distribution........................................61
Eleven Tips for Enhancing Your Distribution.................................63
Two Online Discrepancies Explained...........................................67
Four Elements of a Complete Online Listing.................................69
Twelve Criteria for Getting Shelf Space........................................71

What People are Saying About This

Dan Poynter

"From choosing a publisher to promotion, this is an indispensable resource for every writer, self-published or otherwise."
bestselling author of The Self-Publishing Manual

Judith Briles

"Who says 'inside information' is all bad? Brent Sampson's excellent Publishing Gems creates a few shortcuts, offers over 150 suggestions and will save you money. For an 'outsider' to the wheels of publishing, this gem is a keeper."
president of the Colorado Independent Publisher's Association

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