When I rebranded as the Book Mentor, Librotas, I had a dream to set up a one stop shop for business authors, where I could provide all the support they would need to plan, write, publish and market their books successfully. And to some extent I did. I had a team in place that could help my clients with the areas where I didn’t have expertise – like editing, proofreading, design and publishing.
But now I have an exciting announcement.
This month I am launching ‘Librotas Books’, a publishing arm of Librotas to help business authors to publish their books easily and effectively. I’ve partnered with Sam Pearce at Swatt Design to provide a bespoke and comprehensive service for our clients.
There is a popular misconception that traditional publishing is the best approach for your business building book.
Whilst it’s great to have the kudos of being published by a traditional publisher, it’s not necessarily the best option.
There are many ways you can get published these days, from the traditional route, partnership publishing, self-publishing and e-Book or audio only.
In my view, this is why you should self-publish your book.
But before I answer this question, what do you prefer?
Are you the sort of person who likes to hold a book in your hands, smell the ink, and feel the pages between your fingers? You might prefer to keep your book pristine and immaculate, or you might like to get out your highlighter, pen and scribble notes in the margins and fill out every exercise. Continue reading