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About the author:
Dan Poynter is an author of more than 100 books, a publisher since 1969 and a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP). He is an evangelist for books, an ombudsman for authors, an advocate for publishers and the "godfather" to thousands of successfully published books. His seminars have been featured on CNN, his books have been pictured in The Wall Street Journal, and his story has appeared in U.S. News & World Report. He travels more than 4,000 miles each week to inspire and empower writers, publishers and professional speakers.
Harvard graduate Danny O. Snow is widely quoted about new publishing and communication technologies by major broadcast and print media, including AP, NPR, UPI, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal and many others. He is a popular panelist and moderator at publishing industry events including Book Expo America, IBPA's "Publishing University," and North American Publishing Company book expos. He also serves as a senior research fellow of the Society for New Communications Research and in 2009 was elected to the board of directors of IBPA, the Independent Book Publishers Association, a non-profit serving thousands of publishers since 1983.
Behind the Self-Publishing Boom, Print-on-Demand and e-Book Publishing
Dan Poynter, Danny O. Snow
About the revised and expanded fifth edition from Unlimited Publishing LLC, updated for 2011 and beyond:
"...A superb manual, which makes the case for self-publishing and demonstrates that it is possible to go head to head against the Big Boys and come out a winner... Easy to read and wonderfully complete in its concepts and introductory information, this book is encouraging and truthful. We rated it five hearts."
- Bob Spear, Publisher and Chief Reviewer, Heartland Reviews
"GREAT NEW BOOK ABOUT SELF-PUBLISHING...doesn't disappoint. Poynter and Snow provide detailed, practical advice on self-publishing..."
- Tim Bete, Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop, University of Dayton
"Poynter and Snow: a tremendous team. Both are great writers and they know the publishing business, both electronic and print."
- Randy "Dr. Proactive" Gilbert, Author of Success Bound
"...if you want a quick read and self-publishing information in a nutshell, this is the book for you... The book is written in an easy to follow style and, between the book and the Web site, nearly all of your self-publishing questions are addressed."
- Patricia Fry, Small Publishers, Artists and Writers Network
"An absolute 'must-have' for anyone with a book inside just waiting to get out... enthusiastically recommended..."
- Jim Cox, Midwest Book Review
"If you are interested [in] an alternative way to get your book(s) out there, this book will get you started in the right direction."
- Dr. Tag Powell, National Association of Independent Publishers
WARNING: earlier (and sometimes unauthorized) editions of this book are still in circulation, but the book publishing world is changing by the day in 2012. Please don't settle for an obsolete copy -- don't you need (and deserve) the latest info?
- Publication Date:
- 1588322009 / 9781588322005
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Language Arts & Disciplines / Authorship