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
If you’ve ever thought about writing a book for your business, we hope you’ve been following along with our series of articles in Businessing Magazine, “Behind the Scenes of Writing a Business Book.” Our goal with this series is to shed some light on the actual process of book creation, and to show … Read more about Behind the Scenes of Writing a Business Book – Part 3
If you’ve been following along, we’ve been writing a series of articles for Businessing Magazine about the different stages of writing a business book and how Maven can help at each step along the way. Part 1 was an introduction to the series, and Part 2, which is all about the writing process, was … Read more about Behind the Scenes of Writing a Business Book – Part 2
After having a lot of conversations with family members, friends, and even strangers I meet throughout my day, I’ve come to realize that a lot of people don’t know how books are made. Similar to the music industry, the publishing industry can look a little bit like magic to people who don’t work in … Read more about Behind the Scenes of Writing a Business Book – New Article Series in Businessing Magazine
We are proud to announce that San Diego replacement window and door company BM Windows has released a new e-book, written by owner Michal Bohm. We really enjoyed partnering with this great company again in order to produce another beautiful and informative piece that will aid consumers throughout … Read more about Announcing BM Windows Owner Michal Bohm’s Second E-book!
If you’ve been following our blog, you may remember our post from August about entering one of our recent books, Startup: From Idea to Launch: Navigating the Four Stages of a Startup Business in the 2016 Davey Awards. Well, we just received notification that Startup received a Silver … Read more about Startup Wins a Davey Award!