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The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing, 5th Edition

By Marilyn Ross and Sue Collier

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Bottom line: You want to get published. You want to control the future of your manuscript and your writing career.

Best-selling author Marilyn Ross and publishing expert Sue Collier show you how to make your own success—whether you're a published author, entrepreneur, corporation, professional, or absolute newcomer to writing. In this expanded and completely revised 5th edition of the "bible" of self-publishing (over 100,000 copies sold), they empower you to publish your own work with minimal risk and maximum profits. You'll find:

  • Complete step-by-step guidance on publishing and marketing a book
  • Ways to leverage social media marketing to build your platform and make yourself stand out from the crowd
  • A thorough explanation of the difference between POD self-publishing, subsidy publishing, and true self-publishing—and how to decide which is the best option for you
  • Practical advice on making the decision between offset printing and print-on-demand
  • How to leverage the Internet to create "buzz" and promote your book with killer PR
  • The latest information on e-publishing
  • A detailed marketing plan and timetable to keep you on track
  • Proven marketing strategies to get free publicity, reach nontraditional buyers, and sell books
  • Information-packed appendices with marketing contacts, organizations, and vendors, complete with names, addresses, and Web sites
  • Valuable case studies and examples of how other publishers excel
  • Dozens of tips and resources for publishing and selling books in Canada
  • An in-depth discussion of exclusive distributors, plus coverage of the most recent changes in bookstores and the book-selling industry
  • Thirty-one creative ideas for generating capital to launch your publishing company
  • The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing is the one book you need to take control of your writing career. Read it. Believe it. Do it. Your future depends on it.


    Marilyn Ross is a self-publishing pioneer. Since 1978, she has helped thousands of authors sell millions of books. Sue Collier brings together a multitude of talents in the publishing industry, including several years in trade publishing. The two have been collaborating for the past decade and a half on a myriad of projects, but most recently focused their efforts on Self-Publishing Resources, a writing, marketing, and publishing consulting firm that assists authors in surpassing their personal and professional publishing goals.

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