Publishing for Profit: Successful Bottom-Line Management for Book Publishers


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Chicago Review Press
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6.0 X 8.9 X 0.8 inches | 1.15 pounds

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About the Author

Thomas Woll is president of Cross River Publishing Consultants. He has held a variety of executive positions in publishing, among them vice president and general manager of the Professional and Trade Division of John Wiley & Sons; publisher of Storey Communications/Garden Way; and as vice president and publisher of Rodale Press's book division. He lives in Katonah, New York. Dominique Raccah is the president and founder of Sourcebooks.


"Publishing for Profit is a great book. It sits on my nightstand. I often pick it up and read parts of it again." --Rod Colvin, president, Addicus Books
"Publishing for Profit is practical and laser-sharp. Whereas many business books are broad in applicability, this book is specifically about publishing. It is an essential reference for small and large publishers alike." --Angela Bole, IBPA Executive Director
"One of the best references available today . . . providing a solid foundation and answering every question." --Jan Nathan, former executive director, Publishing Marketing Association

"Fantastic. Publishing for Profit has been an invaluable resource to me." --Joe Vallina, MSM, publisher American Nurses Association
"As long as publishers and authors follow the steps in Woll's book, the future [of book publishing] could be bright." --Book Marketing Buzz Blog
"Publishing for Profit is an excellent primer for those less confident about their knowledge of the print book business." --Talking New Media
"The bible of the industry." --Associated Press

"Solid nuts-and-bolts advice for everyone who wants to run a publishing business, no matter how large or small. Forms and illustrations help make this manual crystal clear." --Judith Applebaum, author of How to Get Happily Published