Top Tax and Money Tips for 2012 podcast

January 18th, 2012 → 11:42 pm @

Marnie will be hosting me, Carol Topp, on her radio show Thursday, Jan 19 Call (646) 727-2510 or listen in the show box below. We go live at 3 PM Central Click for Time Zones Top Tax & Money Management Tips for 2012 with Marnie & Carol Topp, CPA Listener Notes Here Listen to internet […]

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Don’t call yourself a hobby writer!

January 12th, 2012 → 8:04 am @

I would like to introduce myself — Tom Hebert. I am a C.P.A. by trade. Writing and publishing for me is a hobby — but a serious one! I recently self-published the first 30,000 words of my novel (“The Remains of the Corps”) and with the help of a friend converted it to an ebook, […]

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Questions to Ask An Accountant

January 9th, 2012 → 8:19 am @

Questions to Ask An Accountant

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Not a hobby writer?

December 26th, 2011 → 2:00 pm @

How can I show that I’m not a hobby writer? I intend to make a profit; it just hasn’t happened yet. Keep a log of your work and your submissions to magazines, agents, publishers, etc. A submission log can be very helpful to show you are actively attempting to make a profit at this. Look […]

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Shocking News To Authors: The Book Business Is A Business First

December 10th, 2011 → 8:25 am @

 Terry Whalin, author and publisher, gives us insight into the costs of publishing that most authors never see.   Before I began working inside a book publishing house, I had written more than 50 nonfiction books, ranging from children’s to adult books. I have never self-published a book and always worked through traditional publishers. However, […]

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10 Questions Writers Have

November 28th, 2011 → 2:00 pm @

Have questions about writing? Business? Renowned author and publisher Terry Whalin has the answer! Jumpstart your writing business; take advantage of his wisdom: Articles about Common Writing Questions Do Agents Look For New Authors? Why should I write nonfiction instead of fiction? Why Is A Writers Conference Important? How Should I Pack for A Writers […]

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Top 10 Blogs for Authors

November 10th, 2011 → 2:00 pm @

Need a better marketing strategy? Looking to be self-published? Just want advice from other authors? Self-published author and blogger Shelley Hitz put together a list of the Top Ten Blogs all authors must follow. She is spot on! Still need more? Learn helpful business and tax tips in my new book, Business Tips and Taxes […]

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New podcast: Business Tips and Taxes for Writers

November 3rd, 2011 → 6:28 pm @

Carol Topp, CPA has a new podcast of interest to writers, bloggers, authors and publishers. Business Tips and Taxes for Writers   Listen to internet radio with FeliceGerwitz on Blog Talk Radio (give it about 10-20 seconds to load the podcast) Join host, Felice Gerwitz and her  guest, Carol Topp, CPA as she shares information […]

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Interview 10/24/11 on business tips and taxes for writers

October 24th, 2011 → 6:49 pm @

Join host, Felice Gerwitz and her special guest, Carol Topp, CPA today (10/24/2011 at 3: 30 pm ET) .  Carol will share information about her latest book, Information in a Nutshell: Business Tips and Taxes for Writers! If you write you won’t want to miss this segment. Carol was asked to write this book by […]

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CreateSpace or Lightning Source Intl?

October 13th, 2011 → 7:02 am @

photo credit: Jose C Silva I belong to a very active and helpful Yahoo group for self publishers. Recently, a member asked about the pros and cons of CreateSpace and Lightening Source International (LSI). Here’s an excellent reply from Pete Masterson along with price comparisons that does my CPA heart proud. Create Space — PROS […]

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