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How to Fund the Publishing of Your Book: #BizBookAwards Chat

book-awards-blackJoin the Small Business Trends team and guests for a text chat on Twitter.com. It takes place on Wednesday, March 13 from 7 to 8 p.m. Eastern (New York time zone).

So you want to write a book? You’ve got a whole lot of challenges to face. For example, when you self-publish a book, there are costs involved. You’ll need to cover the expenses of cover design, typesetting/formatting, and editing, and that’s before you’ve even looked at potential marketing costs.Read More

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Expect Fierce Competition in Small Business Book Awards – Voting Now Open

book awardsThe nominations are in. Now it’s time to vote for your favorites in the 2013 Small Business Book Awards. Voting ends March 26, 2013.

Now in their 5th year, the Awards shine a spotlight on books and resources for entrepreneurs, small business owners, CEOs, managers and their staff.

Expect the competition to be fierce. This year there are 10 book categories and for the first time ever the Awards include a non-book category for author resources.   In previous years, Read More

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Self-Publish or Traditional Publish A Book: #BizBookAwards Chat

#BizBookAwardsJoin the Small Business Trends team and guests for a text chat on Twitter.com – Wednesday, February 20, 2013 from 3 to 4 pm Eastern (New York time zone).

Topic:  Self-Publish or Traditional Publish A Book – Which is Best?

For authors, entrepreneurs writing a book now, or those planning to write a book — we’ll be discussing the pros and cons of traditional versus self-publishing.  Should you go the traditional publishing route by seeking a contract with a traditional Read More

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Twitter Chat: How SMBs Can Take Advantage of Consumer Holidays

Valentine Day chat on TwitterHolidays are terrific opportunities to call attention to your business, hold a sale, offer a special, and motivate  customers to shop.  While many holidays are focused on consumer sales, even companies that sell business-to-business find ways to leverage consumer holidays to increase sales and get customers to buy.

Holidays are more than December 25th — there’s Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and more.  These holidays will be here before you know it.  Share ideas with us on how to Read More

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Small Business Book Awards 2013: Become a Sponsor

Small Business Book Awards 2012 logoThe Small Business Book Awards, presented by Small Business Trends, return January 29, 2013.  This will be the 5th year to recognize and celebrate books written for entrepreneurs and small business owners, CEOs and their teams.

As I write this, the Small Business Book Awards website is currently being updated for 2013 (the 2012 logo is to the right).  This year our traditional categories 0f awards will return for:

  • Marketing books
  • Social media books
  • Startup books
  • Management books
  • Tech books
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