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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Publishing with a Small (Traditional) or University Press: When it Might be Right for You and Your Book by Lisa Romeo

Publishing with a Small (Traditional) or University Press: When it Might be Right for You and Your Book by Lisa Romeo

This is a guest post by Lisa Romeo. If we’re gut honest about it, we all have that same dream, right? The one about a major New York City powerhouse publishing our book and their marketing department deciding our book will get a big promotional push. That our book will be reviewed (positively, of course!) […]

Teleseminar: Chris O’Byrne – Build Your Author Business with Booklets and Mini Books

Teleseminar: Chris O’Byrne – Build Your Author Business with Booklets and Mini Books

Event Date: January 16, 2019 | Time: 10AM PT / 1PM ET Join us as Chris O’Byrne speaks on the topic: Build Your Author Business with Booklets and Mini Books. About Chris O’Byrne Chris has been a chemical engineer and a science teacher and has grown JETLAUNCH into a successful, process-driven business. JETLAUNCH has published well […]

Teleseminar: David Newman – How to Shift Your Speaking from Free to FEE

Teleseminar: David Newman – How to Shift Your Speaking from Free to FEE

Event Date: January 9, 2019 | Time: 10AM PT / 1PM ET Join us as David Newman discusses How to Shift Your Speaking from Free to FEE. About David Newman, CSP David Newman, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) is the author of the business bestseller “Do It! Marketing: 77 Instant-action Ideas to Boost Sales, Maximize Profits, and […]

Teleseminar: Stephanie Chandler – Proven Strategies to Boost Your Author Profits in 2019!

Teleseminar: Stephanie Chandler – Proven Strategies to Boost Your Author Profits in 2019!

Event Date: January 2, 2019 | Time: 10AM PT / 1PM ET Join us as Stephanie Chandler shares Proven Strategies to Boost Your Author Profits in 2019! About Stephanie Chandler Streams for Authors. About Stephanie Chandler Stephanie Chandler is the author of several books including The Nonfiction Book Publishing Plan: The Profitable Guide to Self-Publishing,  The Nonfiction Book […]

Teleseminar: Valerie J. Lewis Coleman – How to Host Your Own MEGA Author Events!

Teleseminar: Valerie J. Lewis Coleman – How to Host Your Own MEGA Author Events!

Event Date: December 19, 2018 | Time: 10AM PT / 1PM ET Join us as Valerie J. Lewis Coleman discusses How to Host Your Own MEGA Author Events! About Valerie J. Lewis Coleman Valerie J. Lewis Coleman serves professional speakers and experts to magnify and monetize their message by publishing quality books. She co-founded Dayton Book […]

Converting Queries into Book Deals

Converting Queries into Book Deals

Query letters are often the first contact between an author and literary agent, or an author/agent and a publisher. Because an agent or editor can receive hundreds to thousands of queries a year, it’s important that to rise above the “slush” (the semi-affectionate term for queries that will be placed in the slush pile, i.e., […]

How to Reach Non-Retail Buyers by Brian Jud

How to Reach Non-Retail Buyers by Brian Jud

Book marketing is relatively simple (but not necessarily easy) because there are only two arenas in which to compete: retail and non-retail. The retail sector consists of bookstores (bricks and clicks) and other outlets such as office supply stores, supermarkets, airport stores, warehouse clubs, health-food stores, gift shops and specialty stores. Selling to these establishments […]

How to Carve Out Time for Book Marketing

How to Carve Out Time for Book Marketing

We recently reached out to authors to find out how they carve out time for book marketing. Here’s what they had to say: Tanya Williams I launched a book in March which was a best seller on Amazon. The best way is to schedule time in your calendar and commit to it. Without action nothing […]

Sample Permissions Letter

Sample Permissions Letter

For use when requesting permission to include another person’s work in your book. As with all legal documents, be sure to have this approved by your attorney before use. Dear [name], As we have previously discussed, I am preparing to have my book published and it is tentatively titled [title]. It is scheduled to be […]

How Can You Learn to Write Funny? by David Evans

How Can You Learn to Write Funny? by David Evans

We all love humor, because it’s fun to laugh.  But why do we laugh? And is there any way we can learn to write funny things so that other people will laugh?  Is there some secret to it? I’ve been fascinated by that question all my life.  When I was ten years old, I stumbled […]