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The Project Management Triangle - What you need to know

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The Project Management Triangle - What you need to know

In the world of project management there is a special rule called the Project Management Triangle. As a project management specialist with the government, every project was launched discussing this important rule. As the name implies there are three prongs on this triangle: Time, Cost, Quality (or Fast, Cheap, Good). But here's the rule, you only get to pick two of the three, you can not have all three. I'm often approached by people new to publishing and writing who do not understand this important paradigm. It's very important that, as the project manager of your self-publishing project, you understand...

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Why Hire A Self-Publishing Coach?

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Why Hire A Self-Publishing Coach?

So what the heck is a self-publishing coach and why should you hire one? A self-publishing coach is someone who walks through the publishing process with a new author. If you had an agent and a traditional publishing contract, you would have various people helping you through the process of polishing your manuscript, editing, formatting, cover design, distribution and marketing. Any questions you have, would be answered by these people. They would train you, mentor you, guide you, and help you get our book out into the world. A self-publishing coach helps fill that role for authors pursuing self-publishing. Publishing...

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How I Launched My Online Business In Just 2 Hours

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How I Launched My Online Business In Just 2 Hours

I built this online store and site in just two hours. Yes you read that right, even I was shocked at how easy it was. I spent many months looking at my options when I was preparing to launch Shiny WordWorks, but at the end of the day I could only chose one. I went with Shopify and I'm so happy I did. I'm often asked about Shopify, and I thought I would share my experiences here for everyone that might be looking for a solution to meet their business needs.   Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links I'm running...

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