Publishing for Publicity

How to Promote Your Business with a Book

Why Promote Your Business with a Book?

Your Book Is a Big Business Card

Publishing a book is one of the best ways to promote your business and open new doors. Being a published author automatically denotes you have authority status, which increases perceived value about your work and builds trust. That means your book makes it easier to get interviews, speaking engagements, and higher-value clients. Using your book as a sales tool is a great way to pre-screen your prospects as well as educate them on your services. In short, your book is a win-win for both you and your client.

So what gets in the way of publishing a book for profit? Most professionals would say they don’t know the process or how to get started, much less promote it effectively. No matter how good the content of your book is and how much value it will give your future clients, your book needs to look good with an eye-catching cover and professional typesetting for interior pages as an initial indicator of the quality of your service delivery. The good news is we have editors, designers, and print production specialists who will give you a product you can be proud of to represent your expertise and enable you to publish for profit.

Roy Rasmussen and Marian Hartsough
authors of Publishing for Publicity: How to Promote Your Business with a Book

Learn more about how you too can promote your business with a book with Publishing for Publicity: How to Promote Your Business with a Book, available at Amazon.com today.

Our Services

writing and editing

Writing & Editing

We can assist you in writing your book, or if you prefer, we offer ghostwriting services. We do extensive research, including market research to make sure you have a viable market. Our seasoned copy editors and proofreaders will ensure your manuscript will be professionally prepared.

Book Design & Publishing

We will work with you to get you the book of your dreams. We provide interior and cover design that will exceed your expectations. But just as important, we will help you navigate the world of publishing, from editing to print production, always there to answer your questions.

Publicity & Marketing

We will help you develop your Unique Sales Propositions (USP), so you know going in how to position yourself in the marketplace. We provide you with a press kit to kickstart your book promotions, as well as direct you to arranging media appearances, press releases, and more.

internet marketing

Internet Marketing

Today, social media marketing and video marketing is crucial in connecting with your potential clients and readers. It’s possible to connect with your prospects via LinkedIn, Twitter, and others in a way that you become an influencer in your field. Publishing a book adds to your authority

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Publishing Process

The Publishing Process

7 Steps to Selling Your Book Successfully Many first-time authors invest enormous energy and time in writing their book before approaching a publisher to see if anyone is interested in buying it. This is the wrong way to go about getting published, and usually results in rejection of your manuscript.

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sales

Judging a Book by Its Cover

4 Keys to Covers That Sell You can’t judge a book by its cover, but you can certainly sell one, publishers have long known. In 1951 DC Comics, publishers of Superman, published an issue which sold well. It happened to have an ape on the cover against a yellow background.

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marketing stragegy

The Marketing Pyramid

Four Point Marketing Strategy A good way to visualize marketing strategy is to picture a pyramid. A pyramid has four points–a triangular base plus a peak–so we can call this approach “Four Point Marketing.” At the top of the pyramid is your product or service. This connects with the three

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kindle publishing

Kindle Crash Course

Eight Steps to Publishing on Amazon Kindle’s growth has fueled a proliferation of overhyped, overpriced Kindle courses promising instant riches on Amazon even if you can’t write or don’t want to do any work. The fact is that Kindle is just another publishing medium and, like any other publishing campaign,

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Traditional versus Alternative Publishing Options

What’s Right for You? During a recent discussion with a client who is publishing a book, the question came up whether their book project would be better served by a traditional publisher or a print-on-demand publisher. The issue of how Kindle fit into the picture also came up. For others

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white paper

Using White Papers Effectively

Six Affordable Ways to Boost Your Business Over the past two decades, white papers have proven to be one of the most effective and affordable ways to promote businesses online. Distributing white papers in the form of free reports and videos helps business websites generate traffic, build mailing lists, and

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