Author Archive: Stephanie Chandler

Stephanie Chandler is the founder of the Nonfiction Authors Association and Nonfiction Writers Conference, and author of several books including "The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan" and "Own Your Niche." A frequent speaker at business events and on the radio, she has been featured in Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek, and Wired magazine.

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Tasks to Tackle While Your Book is in Production: Copyrights, Rights, and Releases

Tasks to Tackle While Your Book is in Production: Copyrights, Rights, and Releases

Register copyright protection. Once your manuscript is complete, register with the copyright protection office: http://copyright.gov. Create copyright page for book. See other books for examples, or obtain a template from your publisher. Obtain rights for all images and releases from contributors. If your book includes photos or graphics of any kind, you must obtain permission […]

Member of the Week: Barbara Schiffman, Author of The Akashic Muse

Member of the Week: Barbara Schiffman, Author of The Akashic Muse

Name: Barbara Schiffman Book Title: The Akashic Muse: Collaborating With Your Soul and the Akashic Records for Writing and Other Creative Endeavors Your book’s Amazon purchase link: http://tinyurl.com/akashicmuse-bschi What is your book about? The Akashic Muse is my “creativity workshop in a book.” In it I share insights from 40 years as a creativity/writing coach […]

Online PR: How to Locate and Pitch Internet Media Sources

Online PR: How to Locate and Pitch Internet Media Sources

While there are a lot of rules around how to pitch traditional media sources (newspapers, television, magazines, and radio shows), the rules for pitching online sources are often looser, and the opportunities could keep you busy for years. Following are some strategies you can use to get exposure for your books. Bloggers The good news […]

Teleseminar: Roger C. Parker on Video Strategies for Authors

Teleseminar: Roger C. Parker on Video Strategies for Authors

Event Date: July 26, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Roger C. Parker discusses Video Strategies for Authors. Nonfiction authors who ignore video book marketing are doing a service disservice to their careers, their books, and their readers. Video can help authors at every stage of Published & Profitable’s Plan, Write, […]

Recording: Ally Nathaniel on Ebook Marketing Tips and Strategies

Recording: Ally Nathaniel on Ebook Marketing Tips and Strategies

Join us as Ally Nathaniel shares Ebook Marketing Tips and Strategies. About Ally Nathaniel Ally Nathaniel is a #1 bestselling author. She sold over 40,000 copies of her first book and topped Amazon for 16 weeks straight. All the books Ally promoted topped their categories on Amazon. She was also invited by Amazon to be […]

Teleseminar: Connie Ragen Green on How to Create Information Products and Revenue Streams FAST!

Teleseminar: Connie Ragen Green on How to Create Information Products and Revenue Streams FAST!

Event Date: August 16, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Connie Ragen Green discusses How to Create Information Products and Revenue Streams FAST! About Connie Ragen Green Connie Ragen Green is a former classroom teacher and real estate appraiser who left it all behind to come online in 2006. She is now […]

Teleseminar: Brian Jud on How to Handle Sales Negotiations for Bulk Book Purchases

Teleseminar: Brian Jud on How to Handle Sales Negotiations for Bulk Book Purchases

Event Date: August 2, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Brian Jud discusses How to Handle Sales Negotiations for Bulk Book Purchases. About Brian Jud Brian Jud is an author, book-marketing consultant, speaker, seminar leader, television host and president of Premium Book Company that sells books to non-bookstore buyers on a non-returnable, […]

The S Theory of Storytelling: Compelling Fiction Readers to Turn the Page by Michael Larsen

The S Theory of Storytelling: Compelling Fiction Readers to Turn the Page by Michael Larsen

The beginning is the most important part of the work. –Plato  The first page sells the book. The last page sells the next book. –Mickey Spillane The first page of a chapter sells the chapter; the last page sells the next chapter. Agents, editors and book buyers only read far enough to make a decision. […]

Consulting and Coaching Opportunities Your Non-Fiction Book Can Open

Consulting and Coaching Opportunities Your Non-Fiction Book Can Open

Writing a nonfiction book based on your area of expertise is an easy lead-in for consulting and coaching opportunities. In fact, these opportunities will probably come looking for you whether you want them or not! After I wrote my first book, The Business Startup Checklist and Planning Guide, I began receiving requests for consulting services. […]

Tasks to Tackle While Your Book is in Production: Collect Front Matter and Back Cover Copy Materials

Tasks to Tackle While Your Book is in Production: Collect Front Matter and Back Cover Copy Materials

“Front matter” is the material in your book that comes before (in front of) your actual chapters. The copyright page, acknowledgments page, table of contents, and dedication are all examples of front matter. Other (optional) front matter elements to consider including are as follows: Endorsements from authors. Testimonials from well-known authors can add credibility to […]