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Social Media: Expand Your Reach!

January 25, 2011

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Social media can provide exposure for your business and allows you to dialogue with your readers. Social media marketing strategies are one of the most effective free ways to get exposure about your company and/or your books. Most of us are familiar with social networking sites and are currently making connections, sharing content, and news. […]

Setting Up A Successful Publishing Business

January 25, 2011

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Setting Up A Successful Publishing Business.

Setting Up A Successful Publishing Business

January 25, 2011

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“Make it simple. Make it memorable. Make it inviting to look at. Make it fun to read.” ~Leo Burnett Why do you want to start a publishing business? Is it to provide a legacy for yourself? You are ready to quit your job and become your own boss? You can make a lot of money […]

Setting SMART GOALS for Your Book Business!

January 12, 2011

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In order to stay afloat in today’s competitive marketplace, you need to make sure that you have not only a good book concept but clearly defined goals and objectives. Publishing is a business and your book is the product. Equally important is motivation; it may take months or even years to realize profits. Can you […]

Is it an Idea or an Opportunity?

January 3, 2011

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You have a great idea for a book! It is going to make the bestsellers list in no time, right? Yes, no one has written a book like mine? This book is going to change lives, move mountains, and I can now quit my job! Sounds familiar? As artist we believe in our work and […]

Home

January 2, 2011

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Welcome to Asta Speaks…! Self-publishing is a journey that requires you to be persistent, dedicated, and passionate. Publishing a book is a great accomplishment, but it is just the beginning of a long and arduous road that at times you feel as if you want to give up.With the various changes in the industry, new […]

Happy Publishing New Year

January 2, 2011

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Was one of your New Year’s resolution to dust off your manuscript and publish? If the answer is yes, what are your plans to make it happen? If you have done your research, you know that there are a lot options for you to choose from. Vanity Publishing, Self-Publishing, and Traditional Publishing are all viable […]