Business Tip #3 for Writers: When Does a Business Start?

July 2nd, 2012 → 8:00 am @

It is key to know when your writing business officially starts. I can help with that! Read this passage from my book, Business Tips and Taxes for Writers: “For many writers and authors, it may not be easy to tell when your business started. A shop owner can name the date he opened his store for […]

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Author to Business Owner: Susan Bowman

July 2nd, 2012 → 8:00 am @

Author to Business Owner is designed to provide first-hand business tips for any writer. Each special guest has graciously imparted knowledge of their writing business in hopes of encouraging fellow authors to grow and manage their own businesses. I am eager to introduce author Susan Bowman! Susan has a fascinating background. She is a graduate […]

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Business Tip #2 for Writers: Start-Up Expenses

June 25th, 2012 → 8:00 am @

Unclear as to what expenses you will have as an author with a new writing business? You’re in luck! Take a look at this passage from my book, Business Tips and Taxes for Writers, and discover a few unexpected expenses to your writing business: “Long before you have your book published, you will have incurred some […]

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A Word on Plagiarism

June 21st, 2012 → 8:45 am @

There are strides we can take to protect ourselves from plagiarism.

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7 tips to create a book from your blog

June 19th, 2012 → 8:44 am @

Here’s some great tips from Nina Amir via Writers Digest on how to create a book from your blog:

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Business Tip #1 for Writers: Planning

June 18th, 2012 → 8:00 am @

Two resource for planning for your writing business

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How much does it cost to self-publish?

June 14th, 2012 → 8:00 am @

To self-publish or not to self-publish? A tough question for authors. If you decide to take the route of self-publishing, what does that all entail? What’s the bottom line for your writing business? We welcome back publisher and marketer Carol White who is eager to share her knowledge about self-publishing, specifically its costs: “While it […]

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Business Tip:Bookkeeping help

June 7th, 2012 → 3:36 pm @

  I love TaxMama, Eva Rosenberg.  She’s so helpful, practical and smart! Here’s her advice on bookkeeping for business owners (it applies to writers as well!) All business owners really should understand how to do bookkeeping, if they are handling their own records. Most just pick up some software and hope it will do things […]

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Author to Business Owner: Loree Lough

June 4th, 2012 → 8:00 am @

Author to Business Owner is designed to provide first-hand business tips for any writer. Each special guest has graciously imparted knowledge of their writing business in hopes of encouraging fellow authors to grow and manage their own businesses. This new month brings Loree Lough to Author to Business Owner! Loree is not your everyday author. […]

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Q&A: What does an editor do?

May 31st, 2012 → 8:00 am @

Today marks the end of our short series on common questions from authors, brought to us by ZLS Publishing. We have gleaned some valuable information as to how authors can better market and publish their work. Let’s see what ZLS has to say about editors: “I’m new to this writing and publishing thing. I keep […]

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