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What does a business book publisher really do?

At Major Street Publishing, we work on an author's book from manuscript to market. But, we also add value to an author's book and business in many other ways...
Jaquie Scammell signing copies of Creating a Customer Service Mindset

Humans vs robots for customer satisfaction

In this digital era, do humans or robots provide better customer service and what is more valued by businesses and brands? Using Creating a Customer Service Mindset by Jaquie Scammell, we discuss the benefits of face-to-face human interaction for building customer satisfaction.
Busy is the new black

Busy is the new black

Do you feel like you’re constantly busy? Like you’ve got too much on and not enough hours in the day to get it all done? Don’t worry. You’re not alone.
Business books stop you from getting ripped off

Business books stop you from getting ripped off

Many (if not all) business books offer education, ideas and advice. If you learn how to avoid getting ripped off, then that book has proved even more valuable.
So, what does a business book publisher do?

So, what does a business book publisher do?

We've found that a lot of people don’t really know what a publisher does. People often ask us, ‘So do you print the books?’ or ‘Are you an editor?’ We've given this some thought and here’s what we've come up with.
Mentoring: the value of learning leadership

Mentoring: the value of learning leadership

As in the fashion and food industries, the business world often goes through trends, and ‘mentoring’ and ‘leadership’ are hot topics that everyone is talking about this year – you might say Major Street was ahead of its time!

Do you have a business book idea? Does it have a market?

Do you have a business book idea? Does it have a market?

An author came to me with an idea for a business book and asked for a meeting to discuss it. "Sure," I said. "Before we meet, think about whether your book has a market." It was months before I heard from her again.
When should you start talking to a publisher?

When should you start talking to a publisher?

As a publisher, I often get asked 'when is the best time to contact a publisher?' If you're planning on writing a book or you have already finished your manuscript, here's what you need to know.
The best business cards come with pages

The best business cards come with pages

An article by The Huffington Post caught my eye the other day about a self-published book being A Business Card on SteroidsAfter reading the article, I thought: Agree. Agree. Agree. Here’s why.