We don’t want the publishing process to scare you off. We want you to experience the unique marketing opportunities that come from having a book, and we know how to help you get there. If you know having a book could help your business, but you’ve hesitated to get started, this article is for … Read more about Book Publishing Made Easy: 3 Things to Get You Started
We are pleased to announce the release of our latest book, a collaboration between small business owner Matthew Smith of Modmacro, Inc. and Jessica Dawson of Maven Publishing. The book is titled Startup, and is written with the new entrepreneur in mind. It promises "real advice from real business … Read more about Maven Releases Startup Book, Written with the New Entrepreneur in Mind
One trait that unifies all successful entrepreneurs is a never-ending thirst for knowledge. Entrepreneurs are among the most curious people I know, and they have to be. They are constantly learning from their own mistakes, and they’re learning from others around them. There are so many ways to find … Read more about Three Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read
I’m excited to announce that I’ve been invited to present a workshop at the National Association for Small Business Digital Marketing’s upcoming City Summit in San Diego! The conference will be held on April 15th, 2016, and promises to be a full day of workshops, speakers, panels, and networking … Read more about Jessica Dawson Invited to Lead Workshop at San Diego Marketing Summit
We talk a lot about how a book is the perfect marketing tool to position you as an expert and help you stand out in your industry. A book can give a potential client more insight into your company’s story, and it can provide that person a chance to get to know you, both as a business owner and as a … Read more about The Power of the Book. How One San Diego Business Owner Benefited from Having a Published Book.
When you’re out at networking events, or when you meet a prospective client for the first time, you probably make sure to leave something behind so that the person you’re talking to remembers you and knows how to contact you. Many of you probably keep a stack of business cards with you at all times … Read more about Your Book, Perhaps the Ultimate Leave-behind Marketing Piece
In the last few months, I have become a regular contributor to Businessing Magazine, where I’ve been writing about publishing for small business owners. This particular article, “What to Look for in a Publisher,” discusses some helpful tips for entrepreneurs who are thinking about publishing a book, … Read more about Jessica Dawson’s Article About Selecting a Publisher Makes Businessing Magazine’s Top 10 List
The publishing industry is large and diverse, and seems to be changing with each passing day. On one hand, you hear about the “Big Five,” which are the five major trade publishers in the United States: Hachette, Harper Collins, Penguin Random House, Macmillan, and Simon & Schuster. When you go … Read more about A Boutique Hybrid Publishing Experience for San Diego Businesses
As a business owner, a book is a powerful tool that can position you as an expert in your industry and set you apart from your competition. What stops a lot of people from doing it is the fear of the process. Prior to the digital age and the rise of Amazon, aspiring authors would spend days, weeks, … Read more about Three Reasons Not to Self-Publish Your Business Book
It seems like everyone is doing it. If you look at the most popular non-fiction books of the last few years, many of them were written by entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs are publishing books at a very quick pace, and it’s becoming almost a job requirement. Just like having a website is an absolute must … Read more about Why So Many Entrepreneurs Are Publishing Books
Professional photographers know, maybe more than most, how difficult it can be to stand out in the sea of competition. You need to not only find a way to stand out in your own industry; you need a way to stand out among every smartphone owner, who now, with the help of relatively easy-to-use filters … Read more about A Phenomenal Marketing Idea for Photographers: Publish a Book!
We want to send a heartfelt thanks to everyone who came out to Iron Fist Brewing Company for our first ever Books & Brews event earlier this month! Modmacro CEO Matthew Smith and AVPA President Matthew Grisafe were the guests of honor, giving out copies of their newly released books and signing … Read more about San Diego Books & Brews Event Was a Success for Maven Publishing and Our Authors