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You’re an author. But should you also be a business?
Some of you may be asking yourselves, “Hey, I’m a writer, why should I set up a business?”
I’m here to tell you that setting up a business is a good idea, and that’s exactly what I did when I first became a self-publisher back in the 1980s.
There are many advantages to adopting good business practices, especially if you are self-publishing.
You’ll have more time for writing—You’ll save yourself hours of frustration digging through piles of stuff trying to find information.
You’ll be ready for success—As your sales increase, you will be prepared to measure and manage that growth.
You’ll avoid losses—If you have a better handle on cash flow, you’ll know when your expenses are getting too far ahead of your income.
You’ll know what works—If you have a method of tracking…
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