How Author Royalties Are Calculated

If you’re going to make a living by writing books, you need to understand how a book royalty gets calculated. That’s how the author gets paid, ultimately, if the book becomes a successful bestseller. What’s more, the royalties the publisher expects the book to earn determine the advance the publisher will pay the writer up front. Royalty Accounting Only Starts Off Simple Royalty calculations start out pretty simple. Royalties get calculated by multiplying the price of a book by the royalty percentage. Sometimes, the price used in the calculation is the retail price that the customer pays for the book in some bookstore. Assume that you’ve written a book that retails for $20. Further assume that the royalty percentage is …

How to use Ebooks and Ebay to build your mailing list

Part 1: How to make money from affiliate ebooks without selling them Part 2: How to use ebooks and ebay to build your mailing list Part 3: How to use ebooks to drive more visitors to your site In this section we’ll look at a very easy to use and cost effective method of getting laser targeted prospects on your mailing list. First, let’s quickly re-cap part one; we learned there that we don’t need to make money from the initial sale of the ebook in order to profit from the ebook. Keep this in mind as we go through the following dialogue. ebay is a site that facilitates bringing buyers and sellers together in a secure and safe environment, …

Case Study: An eBook Online Business Plan

Success online depends on having a plan, or more specifically a business plan. Often, very often actually, clients contact a designer with a burning passion to have a new web site online, and fast. Success takes more than waking up bug-eyed at 2:00am with the brainstorm of the century. You need to outline (and fill in) a real business plan and make adjustments before the official launch. Citing an actual case for an online eBook business, I advised the aspiring entrepreneur to provide more information. Thinking through the questions and answers is a vital step towards developing a good business plan. – Do you have a logo for your company? – If no logo, what color scheme do you like? …

10 Tips For Writing A Winning Resume

Your resume (or curriculum vitae), combined with the cover letter, are the master keys to opening the prospective employer’s mind and door so that you can proceed to the next step in the process – the big interview! RESUME WRITING TIPS AND STRATEGIES Here are 10 valuable tips for anyone writing their own resume, or who is having someone else write their resume for them. These tips and strategies are an abridged version of what is contained in my new eBook, “Instant Home Writing Kit”. 1. Keep It Focused and Businesslike A resume should be specific and all business. Don’t try to be too smart or cute. After all, you are asking an employer to invest significant time and money …

Writing Business Articles? Follow These 5 Steps To Business Writing Success

Business articles are a great way to let readers searching the Internet know everything about your new or existing company, and what you can offer them in your unique products and services. You may be a company that only does business on the Internet, or a Brick & Mortar retail store that would like to increase their online presence via your web site to create additional exposure internationally or worldwide, and increase your customer base No matter what type of business approach you take, you will realize that finding a variety of marketing avenues to reach new potential customers is one of the most important components for the growth of your new or well-established business. When you finally decided to …

10 Questions To Consider When Selecting An Online Video Store

Word Count: 436 Summary: We all heard about Netflix and some people are rather disappointed with the service, while others are simply seeking a new DVD by mail company. So how do you know which DVD by mail company is good for you? The following questions are provided to help you seek out the best: 1. Find a company that offers a complete categorical breakdown of what you expect at their site. There are DVDs that are selected based on your previous choices, Expert Picks, Highest Rated (among mem… Keywords: DVDs, dvds, movies, online dvds, online movies, cheap movies, movies by mail Article Body: We all heard about Netflix and some people are rather disappointed with the service, while others …

9 Article Marketing Tips

Article marketing can do a lot for your business. You just have to know a few things and here are some tips to help you out. 1. First, you have to make sure that whatever you are writing about is relevant. If you know for a fact that your product could be very useful, then do some research about it and then end the article with a link to your website. Before you upload the article, check if the site you plan to put this has this as one of their topics. 2. Just like what you read in the newspaper or see on television, the article must be both timely and newsworthy. This will allow you stay in touch …

6 Red Hot Tips To Get Your Articles Read

There are many people who dread having to write papers or articles. Many just feel like it seems to be too much work and it all just goes to waste when no one reads the. To some people, reading articles seems like work to, especially if the article is boring and very bland. Well, articles are supposed to be read, that’s their purpose to impart your message and information. If it is not read then it is a waste of time and effort. But all the same, articles have to be written to be read. It’s just a matter of making them good. Making a good article doesn’t have to be strenuous and straining. There are just some points needed …

Article Shelf Life: Getting the Most Out of What You Write

Word Count: 476 Summary: Do you write “for the moment” or do you write for maximum shelf life? Matt shares some of his tips to help you get the most out of each of your articles. Keywords: writer, writing, article writing, editor, editing, edit, publish, web content, article submission Article Body: I admit that the internet is definitely for the “here and now.” Always changing, what may be popular one day may be irrelevant the next. A den of “fast track fads” is what the internet has become. Still, if you are an article writer, you know that the web content you provide for your customers today must have an extended shelf life with it, otherwise your customers lose out …