Gordon Burgett used to do everything himself. He did the writing, content editing, copyediting, typesetting, proofreading, order taking, invoicing, shipping and even sweeping. Today, he employs professional editors, proofreaders, typesetters, cover artists and office staff. Some are subcontracted and some are full-time. Gordon gets help, not because he is lazy but because these experts and professionals help him produce a better book.

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Book Publishing Tips of the Day

Daily words of wisdom from Dan Poynter and other publishing industry experts. (Search on "tip" in archives for complete list.) - Today's Tip from Poynter: Savvy authors and publishers get help.

GET EDITORIAL & DESIGN HELP - Savvy authors and publishers get help.

Do not try to do it all yourself, get a support team behind you. Hire professionals.

Editors and other book professionals are a good investment. They contribute their years of experience and expertise to your project. They can save you from mistakes and polish your work. They are worth their weight in gold. Click here to get help.

"The man of science appears to be the only man who has something to say just now-and the only man who does not know how to say it." -Sir James Barrie (1860-1937), Scottish dramatist and novelist.

(c) 2000 by Dan Poynter. For more tips and information on book writing, publishing and promoting, see the Para Publishing Web site.


Never send out a copy of your book unless you intend to follow-up via telephone, REPEATEDLY! It's not worth your investment to send off a book and keep your fingers crossed. Instead, let your fingers do the walking by calling each media contact 10 days after you send a book and media kit. Then pleasantly (but persistently) call every 10 days until you get an answer!

(c) 2000 by Tami DePalma. For more tips and information about "Marketing with a Twist," visit the MarketAbility Web site. Don't your books deserve MAXIMUM EXPOSURE?