.... continued from Businessing Magazine ... My father has been a professor for the past 30+ years. He has taught at the Air Force Academy and at Georgetown University, and he has spent most of his career teaching high-ranking military officers at the National War College in Washington, D.C. … Read more about 3 Reasons You Need a Book if You’re a Public Speaker
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
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
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!
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
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
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!
Zoe McKey and her book, Daily Routine Makeover—Morning Edition: Morning Tactics and Strategies To Get More Energized, Productive and Healthy All Day! Zoe has written a number of books, all of which have great covers. If you liked this winning cover, you should head to her website and see some of … Read more about And the Winner of the 2016 Maven Business Book Covers Contest Is …