DRM, Piracy, and Victor Hugo on Copyright

DRM, Piracy, and Victor Hugo on Copyright

I believe there are similarities between what we expect from a job, and what we expect when we publish a book. According to a 2015 CNN Money poll, making money is down the list at #4. Here are the top 5: Respectful treatment in the workplace. Trust between management...

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The Perennial Seller by Ryan Holiday

The Perennial Seller by Ryan Holiday

I like the idea of publishing a book that becomes a classic. A book that once bought, is not resold. A book recommended by experts—the people who could have written a book just like it, but haven't. It sells, year after year. There is no real competition because it’s...

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5 Considerations Before Choosing a Book Launch Date

5 Considerations Before Choosing a Book Launch Date

Your manuscript is done—edited, reviewed by beta readers, proofed. As far as you are concerned, choosing a book release date is no different than asking your self-publishing services company, “how soon can I get the book listed on Amazon?” I’ve heard this question...

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Is Publishing on Amazon CreateSpace Vanity Publishing?

Is Publishing on Amazon CreateSpace Vanity Publishing?

One of the big challenges facing self-publishers today is how to evaluate the many ways to publish their books outside of traditional publishing. New technologies have created new businesses which has led to new terminology making comparison shopping confusing and...

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