Motion Publishing

A different kind of publisher
•

Founder: Phil Simon, author of
five non-fiction books, public
speaker, and recognized
technology expert

•

Simon contr...
•

Founded in 2010 by Phil
Simon

•

First publication: The New
Small, 2010

•

Motion has published five
full-length book...
•

Traditional publishing is broken and
dying

•

Subsidy presses are inexpensive but
usually produce low-quality books
•
...
•

First-time authors
•

•

•

Traditional publishers typically reject
more than 90 percent of manuscripts.
They have not ...
•

Through its partners, Motion can handle
all forms of printing and distribution
•

•

Kindle, Nook, iBooks, etc.

Author...
•

Authors work
with a team of
experienced
professionals

•

Authors select
services à la
carte
•

www.motionpub.com

•

@motionpub

•

info@motionpub.com or
phil@philsimon.com
Motion Publishing - An Overview
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Motion Publishing - An Overview

  1. 1. Motion Publishing A different kind of publisher
  2. 2. • Founder: Phil Simon, author of five non-fiction books, public speaker, and recognized technology expert • Simon contracts with a team of experienced publishing professionals for editing, interior and cover design, indexing, and proofreading
  3. 3. • Founded in 2010 by Phil Simon • First publication: The New Small, 2010 • Motion has published five full-length books, two of which have won awards
  4. 4. • Traditional publishing is broken and dying • Subsidy presses are inexpensive but usually produce low-quality books • • Fast, cheap, and good; pick any two of the three Self-published books still carry a stigma
  5. 5. • First-time authors • • • Traditional publishers typically reject more than 90 percent of manuscripts. They have not shown a proven ability to sell books Established authors and speakers • Readers don’t care about publishers; a book is not a car
  6. 6. • Through its partners, Motion can handle all forms of printing and distribution • • Kindle, Nook, iBooks, etc. Authors pay to play and then keep both the intellectual property and the lion’s share of the profits • Those with the desire to seek deals with proper publishers can then do so
  7. 7. • Authors work with a team of experienced professionals • Authors select services à la carte
  8. 8. • www.motionpub.com • @motionpub • info@motionpub.com or phil@philsimon.com

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