Publishing a book remains the most effect way for an author to build a business, expand a brand and become recognized as an expert.
According to Author Earnings, there were print sales of 793,119,000 in 2016, the latest data available. E-books sold 221,468,000 while audiobooks (a growing segment) sold 30,983,000 copies. That's over 1 billion in book solds in a year. And these numbers don't factor in sales from self-published books, which is a sizable market.
The message? People are still buying and reading books.
A book is a tool for getting your voice heard and being recognized as an expert. With a well-received book, and one that's a bestseller, you get recognized on a national level.
When bookstores around the country carry your bestselling book, bestseller visibility leads to more visibility, which leads to more currency to spread your ideas and expertise.
You become the go-to person in your field, and perhaps have opportunities to be the expert who's interviewed on news reports, or the op-ed writer who's given space in important publications, and the authority with remarkable opportunities to appear before the public. Your business grows, your stature rises, your fees increase — until you’re even more than a bestselling author:
With a published book, you become the authority.
What Publishing Model is Best?
The critical thing is to stand out and find a publishing model that works for you.
There are several publishing models: traditional, co-publishing, self-publishing. If you are new to publishing, take the time to research and compare the different models so you can determine what model would work best for you and your goals.
Do You Have a Book You Want to Publish?
Are you writing a book, or already have one written? Tell us about it, and if you have what it takes to be a By Design Press author? Let us know about yourself and your book.
Discover how By Design Press can give you and your book the prestige and acclaim you need to effect the positive social change you want to see in the world. .
Do you have a book? Have you written a book? Are you ready to start enjoying the benefits of becoming a bestselling author brings?
Publishing a book doesn’t have to be complicated. Research different publishing models we offer and discover what model is best for you.