Professional speakers command respect as well as significant fees to speak and share their knowledge at events like conferences, conventions, summits, forums and corporate meetings. [...]
Writing and publishing a book isn’t easy. It requires passion for your subject as well as determination to see the project through. But there’s nothing [...]
This is not a time when writing a book is a very good business model or financial retirement plan. Millions are published each year and their commodity profile makes the exercise of writing a book shrink in the face of the exercise of marketing the book. Nevertheless, a book establishes a person and helps with branding. In some respects a book is a calling card, a line on the resume that indicates one's persistence and personal discipline. It's true that I don't have a business card anymore -- just a copy of a book.
Authors become speakers; speakers become authors. There’s an obvious and beneficial connection between the two roles. Whether you’ve been a speaker, or you’re new to [...]