"People don't buy books, they buy information, ideas, help, guidance, instruction and solutions to a wide range of problems." This book provides all of this.
How to Achieve Success in the Publishing World opens with 71 ways a writer can make money. It describes how to have your own computerized information business, how to succeed as a freelance writer, how to earn top dollars in mail order, how to self publish a book, a report, contest bulletin, catalog, directory or newsletter, how to earn money with coupons and how to write and sell articles.
Author Epstein tells us, "Anyone who can communicate an idea to another person should be able to get his or her message across on a written page." She offers a step by step plan for anyone interested in publishing or promoting a writing project. She shows us how to find our market and write material for it, how to price our books and promote them., how to use the internet to publish ebooks, publicize ourselves and our work. She says, "Simply by putting your own specialized information into books, manuals, reports or newsletters, you can start putting a hefty price on information you have no doubt been giving away." She shows how to write letters for profit, earn a good living in editorial services and write effective Press Releases for ourselves and others.
Epstein gives us valuable business contacts and tells us how to make certain our business is professional. Here is an inexpensive but highly effective way to produce, publish and promote a book or a business. She says, "Your product must be portrayed as being jam packed with self interst benefits whether it's a book, manual or magazine article." How to Achieve Success in the Publishing World definitely meets that criteria. I would recommend the book to anyone planning their first writing project or wishing to upgrade and expand their thriving writing business.