Wham! Bam! Publishing.
Janice M. Phelps & Joan E. Phelps
Lucky Press, LLC
126 S. Maple Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
0970637721 $10.00 luckypress.com
Joan Phelps' background is in public relations and speech writing. Janice Phelps is the founder and editor-in-chief of Lucky Press (a mid-size publisher of titles on health, aviation, history, and self-help) and has worked on more than 150 books for the trade market, two of which won the Ben Franklin Award for independent publishing. Together, Janice and Joan Phelps draw upon their years of practical experience and personal expertise to present an effective "how to" guide for self-published authors and novice small press publishers seeking to successfully compete in the marketplace for the dollars of the reading public. Wham! Bam! Publishing: The Strategic Marketing Plan For Authors And Publishers offers is a variety of proven business techniques and resource lists applied to the business aspects of publishing (including the Midwest Book Review website). An ideal and highly recommended instructive introduction for those with no previous business or marketing experience, Wham! Bam! Publishing will walk the reader carefully through the business mission, vision, objectives, and strategies. Of special note are the chapters on book design, titling, and advice when dealing with writers. The invaluable appendices include: "Author's Marketing Input"; "Additional Business Tips for Authors"; "P.O.D. Publishing"; "A New Option for Childrens Books"; and a "How to Make A Book Checklist".
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|Article Type:||Book Review|
|Date:||Apr 1, 2005|
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