You’re a successful business professional with a proven track record. You also have an idea for a book. Where do you start?
You could go the traditional route: Write up a book proposal, send it to an agent or a publisher, wait until they make you an offer, negotiate the final terms, then see your book in print two years later only to find out you have to do most of the marketing. The alternative is much easier. You could publish it yourself.
But why would you want to do that?
There are no guarantees in life. You know that. You could publish traditionally and your book could be a huge flop, or it could be a huge success. Either way, it will take years out of your life. Is that a risk you’re willing to take?
On the other hand, if you self-publish your knowledge into a book, you may succeed or fail, but the time frame for both outcomes is much shorter. Here are 5 reasons you should consider self-publishing:
There is no time better than now than to publish your book. The digital revolution is just beginning. You can get in on the ground floor.