Planning the Timeline

Alright, Been busy the past couple of days, and this week is actually extremely busy for me as I meet my own deadlines, but while I mention deadlines, I figure what an appropriate place to talk about scheduling. Something I would invest in right off the bat is a planner. Whether you have an hour-by-hour … Continue reading Planning the Timeline

Let’s Talk Marketing

Alright everyone, with this post I'm just going over a few things you want to consider when marketing your books. Or businesses for that matter. I talk with a bunch of small businesses trying to gain accounts and marketing is one of those "necessary evils" that no one wants to admit. It's just a tad … Continue reading Let’s Talk Marketing

Business Plans–The Rest of It

Alright, so yesterday we looked at just the expenses part of the business plan because when you are making something like that, that is the one section you want to start with. Now, I forgot to mention this but you should also add your projected revenue. This is a TOTAL GUESSTIMATE. Especially if you don't … Continue reading Business Plans–The Rest of It

Creating the Business Plan–Expenses

Business Plans are by far the most taxing part about the writing process (pun intended). They are dry, dull, and boring material that definitely limits our creativity. However, we still need to do them because that's life. If you plan on getting a loan for publishing your book (because it can be quite the hefty … Continue reading Creating the Business Plan–Expenses

Choosing the Name

This was the hardest part for me. I know from advertising and being a huge fan of Madmen (which if you aren't watching you definitely should) that picking a name can be one of the most frustrating things to do. It can't just be ANY name. It has to be the "write" one, especially when … Continue reading Choosing the Name