Here are some products I have found to be very helpful in my career as a writer.

I have purchased and listened or used every one of these products. I never recommend something I have not used myself. Trust me, I have bought and used other products and many do not make this list!

Most of these links are affiliate links meaning I make a commission from each sale. Thought you should know!

Information in a Nutshell: Writing and Publishing companion book
Information in a Nutshell: Writing and Publishing

Do you have an idea that may be the next best seller? Do you have a story that must be told? Do you aspire to share your experience or knowledge with others? Discover today how to turn your ideas into a published book. Learn insider’s tips from successful published authors. Don’t wait another day. This book will give you the tools you need to jump start your writing career.

by Felice Gerwitz

Paperback $8.99

Available in paperback or ebook versions here

From Idea to Information Product to Profitable and Very Successful Business Personal Study Course
From Idea to Information Product to Profitable and Very Successful Business Personal Study Course

A 4 week coaching class offered by Cindy Rushton.

It only takes 4 short weeks to create your own information product…If you have an idea, then you can go From Idea to Information Product to Profitable and Very Successful Business in only 4 short weeks! Yes YOU! Even if you do not have a website or even one customer yet!

  • Video Tutorials on setting up your website step-by-step!
  • Video Tutorials on setting up and using WordPress!
  • Video Tutorials on how to set up your mailing list!
  • Bonus Audios and Ebooks!

I learned so much from this on-line audio class and then the videos to teach me how to set up a website and mailing list were so helpful! Highly recommended!!

So You Want to Be a Writer audio seminar
So You Want to Be a Writer

A seminar conducted by Cindy Rushton, my writing and marketing mentor.

A 9-session, downloadable MP3 Audio seminar. Each of these MP3 audio sessions was recorded live online, and each runs approximately 45 minutes-1 hour. Over 8 hours of audio instruction & encouragement in all!

Sessions 1 – 4: So…You Want to Be a Writer??

Session 5: Disciplines of a Prolific Writer

Session 6: Tools of the Trade

Session 7: How Do I Get Started Today???

Session 8: Just Wish I’d Known…

Session 9: So…You Want to Be a Writer – Answers to YOUR Questions

Ultimate Writers Expo audio set
Ultimate Writers Expo

A virtual writer’s conference.

Over 20 speakers and 30 educational sessions on writing,  creating characters, finding time to write, and starting a writers group.

Great, practical information on marketing, promotion, using technology,  creating information products and a lot more.

Building A Successful Family Business audio set
Building A Successful Family Business

An 8 session audio seminar with bonus products.

Session 1…Preparing for a Successful Family Business

Session 2…Getting Started on the Right Track

Session 3…Secrets to Creative Marketing of Your Business

Session 4…Tips for a Successful Products Business

Session 5…Tips for a Successful Service Business

Session 6…Let’s Talk About Business and Money

Session 7 … How to Begin Your Own Business (AND…Call It School!)

Session 8… Top Secret Business Tips with Harold Rushton

Web Hosting With MomWebs
Web Hosting With MomWebs

All my websites are hosted through MomWebs. Affordable, reliable and great service when needed.

I used MomWebs to help me set up a blog. They have beautiful designs to pick from or will custom design one just for you!

Ebook typesetting and conversion

Ebook layout and conversion. I highly recommend Suzanne Parrott from

Her excellent work on my ebook Starting a Micro Business helped me to win a Gold Medal at the Wise Bear Books Digital Book Award!

Printer and fulfillment

Printer for large-ish print runs (200 copies) I recommend H&H Graphics in Lancaster, PA. Ask for Mike Williams, the most friendly, helpful sales guy I have ever worked with! They also help pack and ship my Micro Business for Teens books so I’m not shipping books from my basement!

Print on Demand

Print on Demand: I recommend Createspace (a division of Easy to deal with and linked to Amazon.