We want to thank everyone who has submitted nominations for our business book covers contest! We will continue to take nominations through the end of October, so if you have a book you’d like to nominate, now is the time! All you need to do is use our contact form and let us know the book’s title … Read more about Last Call for Nominations for Our First-Ever Business Book Covers Contest!
I recently wrote an article for Businessing Magazine about book covers and how the quality of your book’s cover can make or break its success. This is especially true of business books, whose readers tend to be busy professionals themselves. They don’t have time to sort through hundreds and hundreds … Read more about Announcing the First Annual Maven Business Book Cover Contest!
Last week I shared several great examples of book covers and why having a professional cover is so important to the overall success of a book. If fact, at Maven we think cover design is such an important element of the book creation process that we want to celebrate those who are doing it well. I’ve … Read more about Maven Publishing Launches First Annual Cover Contest for Business Books
As you were growing up, you probably had more than one well-meaning adult tell you not to “judge a book by its cover.” It’s a lovely sentiment that is meant to apply to new people and new situations; in other words, things are not always how they appear to be on the surface. Sometimes you need more … Read more about Business Books: We Do Judge Them By Their Covers
Maven Publishing Enters Startup in the 2016 Davey Awards. A Book for New Entrepreneurs in San Diego and Around the U.S.
At Maven, we’re proud of the unique work we do. We love the fact that we’re not only able to help our clients achieve their dreams of writing books, but also to help them position themselves as experts in their fields, which propels their businesses forward. We enjoy having the opportunity to share … Read more about Maven Publishing Enters Startup in the 2016 Davey Awards. A Book for New Entrepreneurs in San Diego and Around the U.S.
We’ve been regularly contributing articles to Businessing Magazine for a while now, and we’re excited to announce that one of our recent articles, “Beyond the Free Downloadable E-book,” was one of Businessing’s Top 10 most-read articles in the second quarter of 2016! Free downloadable e-books are … Read more about Jessica Dawson’s Article About E-Books Makes Businessing Magazine’s Top 10 List
If you take a look at your favorite companies’ websites, you’ll find that almost all of them contain active blogs. Blogs have become an indispensable tool for business owners to communicate with customers and to connect with others in their industries. Blogs also do wonders for helping a business’s … Read more about Business Blogging Uncovered: Making the Most Out of Your Blog
“Business is all about who you know.” If you’re like most of the San Diego business owners I know, you’ve probably heard that phrase once or twice. People will tell you how important it is to “get out there and network.” They’re not entirely wrong: networking can be a powerful tool for driving … Read more about From Networking to Relationship Building: How Books Are Helping San Diego Business Owners
Writing a mission statement for your company can seem so daunting. How do you make sure it communicates the right message to your team and to customers? It seems like there’s a lot of pressure to get it just right, and this becomes a point of paralysis for many business owners. That’s one of the … Read more about Your Mission Statement: Don’t Let Perfect Be the Enemy of Good
We are thrilled to announce that Our Code: AVPA’s Strong Commitment to Consistency and Service has received Honorable Mention in the 2016 Muse Creative Awards! The Muse Creative Awards is “an international competition for creative professionals who possess the unique ability to inspire with concept, … Read more about San Diego Business Experiences the Benefits of Having a Published Book
I wrote an article in April about the benefits of thinking big and going beyond the free downloadable e-book. I explained the benefits of having your book available at all the major online retailers like Amazon, iBooks, and Barnes & Noble. But shorter e-books also have their place in the … Read more about When Short-Form E-Books Are the Best Choice
One of the greatest benefits to publishing a book as a small business owner is the opportunity to connect with customers and colleagues on a deeper level. When someone sits down to read your book, they get to spend one-on-one time with you—time that isn’t always possible to spend in person. At … Read more about Maven Begins Publishing Short-Form E-Books for San Diego Business Owners