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The #1 Reason to Self-Publish in 2014

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock in 2013, you already know how much the publishing landscape has changed this year. One of the major themes of this year was the vocalization from many authors about the deep dissatisfaction they experienced when working with traditional publishers. According

The Holstee Manifesto

Are you the kind of person who sets resolutions each year? I am. In fact, every year I spend a couple days looking back over the previous year in a sort of “annual review” and then decide what I want to accomplish in the coming year. More

The Ultimate Guide to Pressing Publish

The Ultimate Guide to Pressing Publish is almost done – and I’m so excited to share it with you! I’ve gotten a TON of really positive feedback and I wanted to let you know what people are saying: Seriously, I can’t stop thinking about it. The strategy

Feeling Overwhelmed?

81% of people say they say they want to write a book. But – big surprise – most never do. Why? Because they are either afraid or… They don’t know what to do to make it all happen Beating The Odds In our last blog post we talked


This is an excerpt from our ebook: The Definitive Guide to Launching a Successful eBook. Fear is a funny thing. It comes up when we feel uncomfortable and there’s nothing more uncomfortable for a lot of folks than putting your work out there and asking people to buy

$150,000 in Less Than a Year – Nathan Barry Tells You How

In less than a year, Nathan Barry has sold over $150,000 in self-published books. Did we mention, he’s also a first-time author who started with absolutely no audience to speak of? Pretty amazing, right!? So how did he do it? He’ll tell you in his new book,

Procrastination Hack

Derek Sivers is a programmer who lost his stage fright by doing more than 1,000 gigs as a circus ring leader. Needless to say, he has some unique approaches to doing things. That’s probably also the reason he sold his extremely successful business in a most unusual fashion: Sivers

iBooks Author Resources (You’ll Want to Bookmark These)

Happy New Year to you, authors! As 2013 kicks off, we want to make sure you have everything you need to make this year the year you publish. Some incredible things are going to happen this year in the world of digital publishing and we’ve got some