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From Networking to Relationship Building: How Books Are Helping San Diego Business Owners

“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

San Diego Business Experiences the Benefits of Having a Published Book

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

Maven Begins Publishing Short-Form E-Books for San Diego Business Owners

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

An Insightful Book for First-time Entrepreneurs in San Diego and Across the U.S.

As we recently announced, Maven has released a new book! Authored by Matthew Smith and Jessica Dawson, Startup is written with the first-time entrepreneur in mind. It’s not a “how-to” guide, as both Matt and Jessica recognize that there is no one “right” way to start a business. Rather, it is broken … Read more about An Insightful Book for First-time Entrepreneurs in San Diego and Across the U.S.

Getting Started With Maven

“Isn’t it hard to write a book?” This is one of the most common questions our first-time clients ask. It’s a great question. The idea of creating a book is intimidating, especially if you’re not a writer. Don’t worry! That’s where we come in. You’re here because you understand the impact a book … Read more about Getting Started With Maven

Maven Releases Startup Book, Written with the New Entrepreneur in Mind

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

Jessica Dawson Invited to Lead Workshop at San Diego Marketing Summit

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

The Power of the Book. How One San Diego Business Owner Benefited from Having a Published Book.

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.