According to a report from Joan Ganz Cooney Center, little kids are already choosing to read eBooks over print books. 24 families with children ages 3-6 were given both print and eBooks to read during a study last year. According to research children desired reading an eBook over a print book even though the understanding was equal.
Research is just beginning and more studies will surface regarding the study of whether reading to children with eBooks is better or worse for them in terms of developmental and/or educational value than with print books.
As an author looking to start their first non-fiction book project, there are many ideas to keep in mind.
For both the author and publisher, the time spent on publishing a book is a great deal. Instead of thinking solely of the money that will be returned for the time invested in a book, think about the leverage it will give you to spread an idea or brand the world over. Writing a book on a certain topic and having it published, conveys that the author is knowledgeable on a certain topic and confers a sort of authority.
Patience is a virtue. Even though other media may have accelerated rapidly, books do still take a year or more from start to finish. Knowing this, it is important to consider the shelf life of the idea you are writing about.
Promotion is most important. If you do not promote your book or hire someone that will, no one will. Think of publishing a book as a socially acceptable opportunity to promote yourself and your ideas to the world. Utilizing various tools for promotion is ideal; such as WiseNotes which provides readers with an inexpensive snippet of your book.
Generating a buzz about the idea or topic of your book is the ideal situation to promoting your book and encouraging it to fly off the shelves. Creating a following such as through a blog, TV show, email recipients and so forth will help create a fan base that will want to hear what you, as the author, have to say next.
Bill Gladstone Introduces HayHouse.com Online Event – Jan 12, 2012 4:00PM – Mark your calendar!!
Wiseologie has announced WiseNotes, our new marketing tool for authors. WiseNotes is used as a marketing device used to create a community around your new book or existing book. Authors can also use WiseNotes in order to create awareness about their book before it is even fully complete. Providing a snippet of a chapter out of your book via WiseNotes is a helpful way to entice readers to purchase your full book once it is published. It is also a great way to bring life back to a backlisted book.
WiseNotes are an inexpensive clip for readers to purchase via iTunes and provide a teaser to readers. Check out our WiseNote for The Golden Motorcycle Gang, by Jack Canfield and Bill Gladstone.
Watch Heidi Hanna’s introduction video at Learn it Live.
Learn it Live Introduction Video from Heidi Hanna on Vimeo.
Have you ever asked yourself why you are on planet Earth? And what the ultimate purpose for your life might be? Well, Jack Canfield asked himself this very question and came up with a surprising answer – part of which included a vision revealing that he is part of a Golden Motorcycle Gang – a gang whose intent is to have fun, but also to make significant contributions to the well-being of humanity.
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Download Dr. Heidi Hanna’s new Enhanced eBook on iTunes – SHARP: Simple Strategies to Boost Your Brainpower
SHARP: Simple Strategies to Boost Your Brainpower is based on concepts from author Dr. Heidi Hanna. SHARP focuses on topics such as nutrition, fitness and performance psychology to provide a common sense approach to understanding the concepts of brain health and mental training for improved health, happiness, and performance. In this Enhanced eBook, Dr. Hanna will review scientific research, and delve into the new wisdom regarding how you can train your body and brain to become truly super-fit and sharp, even when running on high-speed at work or at home.
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