Publish regularly to build relationships

Publish regularly to build relationships

Publishing is a relationship builder.  It was April a few years ago when I got a contact request via LinkedIn. With it came a note. ‘Enjoyed your article on being worthy to write a book, Kath. I’d like to connect.’ Done. I thanked Mike (that’s his real name) for the...
#10 You can get a publishing deal if your self-published book sells well

#10 You can get a publishing deal if your self-published book sells well

In 2011, a small Australian press published a few thousand copies of E L James’ Fifty Shades of Grey.

James won a publishing deal even though she had published the book for free on a fan-fiction website. 

That turned out to be a smart move.

Her books have sold over 150 million copies worldwide, and been translated into around 50 languages, Alexander Alter wrote in the New York Times last year. 

James became the highest-paid author in the world in 2013, with an annual income of USD95 million, according to the US business magazine, Forbes.