Should you hire a ghost writer to write your book?

You want to write a book. In fact, you’ve been wanting to write a book for years now, but you just haven’t been able to make it happen. Business has been crazy, the family keeps growing and changing and every time you think you might be able to put some time aside, something comes up. […]

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Interview: Business success lessons on The Entrepreneur Way

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be interviewed on The Entrepreneur Way by serial entrepreneur Neil Ball about the biggest lessons I’ve learnt on my entrepreneur journey – check it out at Positioning Yourself as an Expert in Your Niche with Jacqui Pretty. Just some of what we covered included: Entrepreneurial role models The […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Funding Your Book with Partnerships

​You’ve almost finished your draft and you start shopping around for publishing quotes.One editor quotes $1,200 and another quotes $5,000. One designer will charge $500, while another charges $2,000. And then you approach an end-to-end publishing company who will charge $12,000 for the lot – editing, design, eBook, printing and distribution.Regardless of where your suppliers […]

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It costs HOW MUCH?! The cost of self-publishing a book

“My prices are high. They are so high that you’re not going to believe it. We even have paramedics on call because my prices are so high that you might go into cardiac arrest!” I was at a publishing workshop for entrepreneurs, and the guru stood on stage in front of a slide with a […]

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How one entrepreneur got a $25,000 contract ‘because you’re a published author’

How often do you see your potential clients trying to do it all themselves? With the accessibility of online technologies today, any entrepreneur can  create their own website, do their own copywriting, design their own brochures and manage their own social media campaigns.  Unfortunately, even though they can achieve all of this themselves, it’s a challenge to do it well and […]

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