Most importantly, it shows the self-publishing author how to reach readers more directly than ever before possible at live events, online, and through lucrative specialty markets that are often neglected by conventional book publishers.
It's a quick read, enhanced by references to private Web locations with extensive resources for readers that are periodically updated to keep readers current for years to come. A single good tip could save you MANY TIMES the cost of ordering the new edition!
Below are comments about the book from a variety of publications and institutions that serve authors and publishers across the nation!
ABOUT THE BOOK:
"...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, April 2005
"GREAT NEW BOOK ABOUT SELF-PUBLISHING... U-Publish.com doesn't disappoint. Poynter and Snow provide detailed, practical advice on self-publishing..."
-- Tim Bete, Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop, University of Dayton, Jan. 2005
"...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, Feb. 2005
"An absolute "must-have" for anyone with a book inside just waiting to get out, U-Publish.com is enthusiastically recommended..."
-- Jim Cox, Midwest Book Review, April 2005
"With more than 40 years combined experience in the book business, Poynter and Snow know what they're talking about. Listen to them."
-- Florrie Binford Kichler, Patria Press and Publishers Marketing Association
"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
"It's our top pick for writers... wanting to learn how to use the latest technologies to publish and promote books at a small fraction of the cost of traditional methods."
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