Best Business Reads

For the business minded: Examples of books suggested: Recent Reads: Reinventing You – Dorie Clark Your Network is Your Net Worth – Porter Gale A Whole New Mind – Daniel Pink Never Get a Real Job – Scott Gerber The Boss of You – Lauren Bacon and Emira Meares Be Excellent at Anything – Tony Schwart A Big Enough Company – Adelaide…

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DIY not for you?

Admittedly, publishing yourself can be a lot of work, and doing it right requires you to learn a fair bit about online publication and web development. Luckily, you don’t need to do it alone. The Beyonds Creative Solutions Inc. was formed specifically to simplify the process for authors. Consider us part of your publishing team.

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Making the book

Really there is nothing stopping you from printing your text block off your printer at home and binding it yourself. Watch Sea Lemon makes book with Junior mint cover. The production and distribution of print books via a print on demand printer is generally consistent and stable, however, there is variability in quality, and sometimes…

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Book Review: Rework

Rework is by Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson. Jason Fried is one of the co-founders of Basecamp and offers some really great advice for “starters”. The book is full of practical guidance for just about any business. So much common sense…and very cool that half the book is pictures and graphics. Following are some…

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How to use Social Media

At a basic level there are three things an author should consider regarding online presence: Know what you do Do it well Get Found Let’s look at #3 as it relates to social networking.  Social network marketing works and make sense, BUT it needs to be strategic and a you must understand WHY you are tweeting, pinning…

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Thoughts on Twitter

In thinking about a social networking policy for your business, getting the most out of social media  means getting well timed messages out to relevant audiences. If you have the followers, what would they want to hear from you? Some rules of play worth keeping in mind: Consistency – using proper syntax and committing to…

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