3 Main Types of Publishers: Which One is Right for You?
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3 Main Types of Publishers: Which One is Right for You?

When it comes to sharing your words with the world, it’s important to know what publishing option is best for you. Be it traditional publishing, hybrid publishing, or self-publishing, each comes with its own pros and cons. Each option is fluid and ever-changing, all based on a variety of factors. Let’s look at a snapshot of the different publisher types to help you make an informed decision for what is right for you and your book.

MRM Project Feature: Ministry Chick Publishing Project
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MRM Project Feature: Ministry Chick Publishing Project

Melissa Mashburn is a “Jill of all trades” and has spent the better part of her adult life in some form of ministry or marketing role, or both at the same time. When Melissa joined our team a few years ago, we began chatting about an idea she had for a book on godly friendships. But, when Melissa actually began writing this manuscript, God changed the direction of her words and message, and the end result was a beautiful, deeply heartfelt guidebook for women leaders in ministry.

How to Build a VIP List for Book and Product Launches
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How to Build a VIP List for Book and Product Launches

“Hey, congratulations on your new book!” said no stranger ever.

Books, websites, and podcasts don’t just magically appear in people’s social media feeds. New projects are strategically planned and placed so that readers and listeners will find them. Whether you are a nationally-known author or a first-time blogger people find your content because you have a well-thought-out plan.

MRM Project Feature: This Too Shall Pass Publishing Project
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MRM Project Feature: This Too Shall Pass Publishing Project

This Too Shall Pass is first-time author Kaitlyn Scott’s personal story of her journey with chronic illness. In the book, she shares encouragement through the lessons God has taught her on this journey, along with real, raw struggles and tests of her faith. Working with such personal “works of heart” are as rewarding as they are delicate, and our team does our very best to handle both the manuscript and the author with care throughout the entire publishing process.

MRM Project Feature: Battlefield Prayer Publishing Project
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MRM Project Feature: Battlefield Prayer Publishing Project

Publishing a client’s message or story is always exciting for our team. Add to that the pleasure of working with not one, but two authors who happen to be sweet sisters and who have worked on this story for over seven years, and it immediately feels like an overwhelming (and fun!) privilege to be a part of their journey. Market Refined Publishing worked with authors Maureen Hartson and Shannon Coe to publish their first Christian fantasy novel this summer, and we couldn’t be more thrilled!

What Is a Site Care Plan (and Why Do You Need One)?
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What Is a Site Care Plan (and Why Do You Need One)?

Creating the website of your dreams is typically a sizable investment of your time and your finances. As with any other purchase or investment, it’s necessary to routinely care for your website to keep it healthy and functioning well.

Let’s talk about what exactly a site care plan is – what’s included in a care plan (and what’s not) – and why you really should have one.