Entrepreneurs are among the most interesting and creative people I know, and almost all of them have incredible stories to tell. So, last week, when I came across an article titled: Dear Entrepreneurs: Please Don’t Write a Book—We’re Begging You, you better believe I stopped dead in my tracks. As if … Read more about Please Don’t Write a Book–We’re Begging You
Different Type of Book; Same Author-Focused Process: Maven Begins Working with Brian H. Rhen, People Development Pastor at Peninsula Covenant Church
At Maven, we’re typically known as small business book publishers. However, sometimes we are contacted by other types of professionals who aren’t business owners per se, but who whose projects fit our mission perfectly. That is the case with our newest author, Brian H. Rhen, People Development … Read more about Different Type of Book; Same Author-Focused Process: Maven Begins Working with Brian H. Rhen, People Development Pastor at Peninsula Covenant Church
This is a continuation of an article from Businessing Magazine. Read Part I. As a business owner, communication is a huge part of your job. Of course, you need to communicate effectively with customers for whom you’re doing work, but it doesn’t stop there. You also need to communicate well with … Read more about Connecting With Potential Clients Through Storytelling (continued)
Writing a book can seem like such a huge undertaking, especially if you’re a busy business owner. At Maven, we want to help dispel some of that fear and let you know that there are all kinds of creative ways to bring others on board in your book project, which will take some of the pressure off of … Read more about Writing a Business Book Doesn’t Have to Be a Solo Effort
The internet has created incredible opportunities for business owners, especially since the rise of social media. It has never been easier to get the word out about your business and to find your customers, both in your local area and around the nation, even around the world. Well… almost. The … Read more about Announcing Content Partnership with Businessing Magazine!
Many of the most successful small business owners we know embrace the DIY attitude and love gaining as many competencies as possible. Whether that attitude comes from a desire to cut costs, to maintain in-house control over a project, or even to pursue new skills purely out of a passion for … Read more about DIY Publishing for Your Business Book: Don’t Do It!
On Small Businesses and “Giving Back”: Coming Soon in Simple Business Advice by Modmacro CEO Matthew Smith
We’re excited for June 1! That’s when our latest collaboration project with Modmacro CEO Matthew Smith will be hitting Amazon and the other major online retailers. Titled Simple Business Advice, this book is a little different than any of the ones we’ve worked on in the past. Instead of diving deep … Read more about On Small Businesses and “Giving Back”: Coming Soon in Simple Business Advice by Modmacro CEO Matthew Smith
Do you ever use text messages to communicate with business contacts—either co-workers or clients? I sometimes do, especially if what I need to communicate is very simple and not urgent, but I know this is a controversial topic. There are plenty of business owners who believe texting has no place in … Read more about Is Texting Appropriate for Business Purposes?
We know how challenging it can be to come up with the perfect mission statement. We understand that mission statements are important, but we also don’t believe the mission statement process should stall the launch of your business or put your business on hold in any way. We’ve written before in … Read more about Mission Statement Examples: Three Different Approaches
The fifth and final article in our series, “Behind the Scenes of Writing a Business Book,” was just published in Businessing Magazine. This one is all about what to do with your business book after it has been completed. How do you share it with people? Do you need to embark on a massive and/or … Read more about Behind the Scenes of Writing a Business Book – Part 5
If you’ve been following along with our “Behind the Scenes of Writing a Business Book” article series in Businessing Magazine, we’re happy to announce that the fourth article in the series, which is all about cover design, has been published! A great business book cover is so essential to the … Read more about Behind the Scenes of Writing a Business Book – Part 4
We have exciting news! A new release is coming soon from us at Maven Publishing, and it’s one that is sure to be both helpful and enjoyable to any small business owner. Simple Business Advice will be Modmacro CEO Matthew Smith’s third full-length book, and in addition to Kill the Noise and Startup, … Read more about New Release Coming Soon: Simple Business Advice by Modmacro CEO Matthew Smith