In 2018, U.S. book publishers had a net revenue of $25.82 billion and sold 2.71 billion units, according to the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot Annual Report for Calendar Year 2018 just released. Unlike measures that rely solely on sales data, the StatShot Annual Report combines annual data submitted by publishers with market modeling to estimate the total volume of the U.S. publishing industry.
Here are a few highlights from the report:
Overall, total book revenue has …
I am excited to share something inspiring with you. I’ve been interviewed on a special writing series that teaches you how to break through resistance and write as you’ve never done before.
It’s a 10-Day FREE online event that starts on June 24th. That’s today!
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Some people write a book but stop midway, others never get started. Are you someone that feels a lot of resistance when you write? Do you let your inner critic …
I’m often asked: how do you write so much; how have you managed to publish so many books; how do you do what you do?
The answer is: it starts with a timeline and a plan to get there. And not procrastinating about what I want to do.
Today is May 21 – a cold, snowy Tuesday that shouldn’t be happening weather-wise, at least in my world. My latest book arrived from the printer. I love the …
Publishing Blunders, Bloopers, and Boo-Boos aren’t fun … they can knock down your confidence, sabotage your bank account, and diminish your credibility. The savvy author can side-step many of them by not rushing to publish and getting educated to the publishing process. And, by using common sense.
Everywhere you turn, there is info via the Internet, on the bookshelf, via videos, and certainly from workshops. You would think that any beginning author would start with a …
When newbie authors are asked about their publishing experience, the phrase “It’s overwhelming” would surface within the top three responses. And it is.
There is expansive information about publishing. Multiple books have been written on every aspect of it. Public and private workshops are available. Webinars flow daily. Author and writing groups are in most cities. Information is out there—a plethora of information—how to do it; what not to do; how to publish your book for …
Fun in the cyber air … and more author smarts … was revealed to the VIP AuthorYOU community at the NO PITCH … just INFO and HOW TO only webinar on Tuesday. A Baker’s Dozen of goodies and tools that are free—and how to use them. Replay is only available to the VIP AuthorYOU membership. JOIN NOW
Got a question? You get my input … plus that of those who are here that can add …
Loved the meetings with the authors who are part of my new Mentor program. It’s an intense six-month program I announced at my recent Speaking Unplugged—definitely only for the author who wants to be seriously successful. You will find details under the Services tab.
TODAY is all about Social Media Smarts at the Saturday AuthorYOU gathering here in Denver. Will you be there. Details on the website—come! Check under EVENTS at www.AuthorYOU.org.
If you are in Colorado, …
Each month, I roll up my sleeves and put on my think cap on the second Saturday for any author or author-in-the-works to come over, hang out, and ask questions about publishing. Would that be something you would like to be involved with? You can … and I’ve been offering this to Colorado authors for several years. Fifteen years ago, … I called them Armchairs … then Circles … and now, I’m transitioning to SALONS …