How to start a book publishing company

You don’t have to be rich to launch your own business. In fact, you don’t even need to publish other authors’ books. You may want to publish your own books under a formal company brand, to give it a professional makeover and remove the stigma associated with self-published books. But before you roll up your … Read more

How to start a freelance book editing and proofreading business from home

I left my full-time job in the corporate world over 10 years back, to start my consulting, editing and proofreading business in an extremely niche field – top MBA admissions consulting. Given the complexity and impact involved in that business, the scope of services I offer goes way beyond simple editing. I work from home … Read more

7 tips to increase your author blog traffic

I’ve been managing 3 different websites. The one that gets the maximum traffic is in the area of international MBA admissions. It’s a very niche topic, compared to the sites that focus on mainstream topics such as technology, business, sports, movies. But over time the traffic has grown steadily making it quite popular in its sphere. Here are a few lessons that I’ve learnt from my experiences. Experiment with them and let me know what worked for you and what didn’t.

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Ever considered writing non-fiction books?

Some of the biggest writers in the publishing world happen to be fiction authors. Their best-selling novels sell millions of copies. Their success inspires a new generation of writers to the world of story writing. They are the super-stars signing copies, getting million dollar advances (in some cases, for books that haven’t even been conceptualised). Where does that leave authors who are thinking about writing non-fiction books?

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