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Author Directions: Navigating your success with Book Launches

Author Directions: Navigating your success with Book Launches

Having your book published is quite possibly one of the most exciting moments in your career. After many years of hard work your book is finally in front of your peers and the public. As an author, you may want to arrange a book launch to meet and engage with your audience – who’ll hopefully purchase a few copies of your book! Our resource guide will help you plan your book launch, with advice and tips from Taylor & Francis authors well versed in organising launches themselves.

Author Directions: Navigating your success through network collaboration

Author Directions: Navigating your success through network collaboration

This resource guide will help guide you through collaborating with our global Corporate Institutional Sales (CIS) team, to help them make the most of your network and connections. Are you planning a launch for your book or know of an institution or employer, societies or association in your network who would appreciate volume book purchasing prices? Would your title be a useful resource for training, CPD, consultancy or brand building? With special author discounts and volume order pricing, the CIS team are here to work with you on available purchasing options or facilitate potential leads you may have, to help put your book in both print and digital format in the right hands.

Author Directions: Navigating your success in Book Reviews

Author Directions: Navigating your success in Book Reviews

Need help and advice on getting your book reviewed? This snapshot guide gives you tips that will be helpful when approaching journals, and includes advice from reviewers themselves! We also share a glimpse into the review process a journal takes to give you an idea of the hard work behind every review.

Author Directions: Navigating your success in Academic Blogging

Author Directions: Navigating your success in Academic Blogging

This paper will demonstrate the benefits of blogging within academia, how to get started, and will provide key pointers to help make your blog a success.

Author Directions: Navigating your success through Discovery & Advocacy

Author Directions: Navigating your success through Discovery & Advocacy

This snapshot will help you put that knowledge into the marketing of your own book, with tips on how to gain a strong online and offline presence to maintain discoverability, even after publication.

Author Directions: Navigating your success in Book Proposals

Author Directions: Navigating your success in Book Proposals

We have taken insights from our global editorial team across Routledge and CRC Press to develop guidance on how to prepare a successful book proposal. In doing so, we’ve identified four important themes. Following these will increase your chances of publishing success from conception to publication.

Author Directions: Navigating your success in Social Media

Author Directions: Navigating your success in Social Media

As an author, the information you share on social media can help you gain exposure and encourage your work’s sales. Whether you are social media novice or already established, the 5 Key Tips in this paper will help give advice on building and reaching audiences.

Author Directions: Navigating your success from PhD to Book

Author Directions: Navigating your success from PhD to Book

Some PhD theses make for excellent books, but a book is a very different product from a thesis. The 5 key tips in this paper will help you assess and adapt your own work before presenting it to your publisher.

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Author Services Content

Tweet your research: A how-to guide

Why is Twitter useful for researchers, and how can you make the most of this social network? Read Tweet your research: A how-to guide for tips on getting started on Twitter.

A researcher’s guide to Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

What is Search Engine Optimization? How can it help ensure your research is easily found and read by the right people? Read A researcher’s guide to Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Blogging: How to make it work

What makes an academic blog successful? Is a blog the right choice for you? Find out with Blogging: how to make it work.

Need direction in your publishing career?

Author Directions Series

Explore our Author Directions series, bursting with free resources to help you on every step of your journey! From writing a successful proposal to utilising social media platforms, the Author Directions series provides advice from authors and editors to make publishing your book, a walk in the park.