No Publisher Needed: Author Raises Over $16k in Seven Days for His New Book Series, Before He Even Writes Them
(Press Release) CLEVELAND, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/— What if there was a way to raise money for the book you want to write without having to have a publisher? Jim Kukral did just that.
Jim went direct to his audience with the idea for a new series of books about how to build a business around a lifestyle on the Internet, http://www.businessaroundalifestyle.com. The campaign utilized crowdsourcing to enlist his audience to pre-fund the book series, called "Business Around a Lifestyle." Kukral created a series of monetary pledges ranging from $25, all the way up to $10,000 for sponsorships.