Every indie author is also the CEO of their own career, which means that you wear many hats, and the buck stops with you. When switching from creative wordsmith to publishing boss, how do you set yourself up for success?
It’s time to make a realistic business and publishing plan, and we’ve got what you need to do it.
★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, you’ll learn the best goal setting and productivity hacks of successful self-published authors, maximizing their business. ★
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Once your manuscript is finished and ready for publication, it’s time to put on your publisher’s cap and format your book. For some, this part is worse than a double root canal, and can result in a flood of frustrated tears.
But it doesn’t have to. Formatting is a skill that can be mastered, or outsourced successfully and within the tightest budgets.
★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, you’ll learn the top software tools the pros use to format manuscripts for every retail outlet, and how to use them, whether you’re publishing your first or fiftieth novel.
Read the three key formatting articles:
✓the Word On Formatting: Using The Most Popular App To Format Books
✓ The Perfect Polish: Using Professional Apps Like Indesign And Affinity
✓ Va-Va-Vellum: Fast, Polished Formatting That’s Easy To Use
You’ll also meet Joseph Alexander and read about his journey from musician, to author, to publisher and what that means for his future and the future of his company.
Taking charge of your indie author career comes with a whole new set of challenges. You’re not just a writer, you’re a publisher, marketer, administrative assistant, social media guru, and publicist. And that’s just on Monday.
How do some indie authors manage to do it all?
★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, you’ll learn ways to optimize and streamline your author business without breaking the bank or burning out.
Read the three key business articles:
✓ How and When to Go Full-Time, Plus Your Action Plan for Making the Leap
✓ What You Need to Do To Safeguard your work as part of your estate — before it’s too late!
✓How to Beat Burnout and Grow Your Team With Outsourcing