We develop books, platforms, and
strategies for business leaders.

We care about the integrity of our authors’ books, platforms, and reputations as much as they do. Thankfully, our authors seem to appreciate that.

“Matt is a brilliant editor and real pleasure to work with. He not only provided clear, practical insights on how my developmental weak points could be improved, but also played an instrumental role in honing and polishing the theme and primary message of the book.”

– Sean Patrick, author of Awakening Your Inner Genius

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We develop your book concept into its full potential by focusing on the story structure, big-picture themes, and important grammar details.

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Successful books have a solid foundation of content, publishing, and marketing strategies. We can help you build yours.

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Writing a good book is rarely enough. We can develop supportive content that fuels your web, email, or other content channels.

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We love handcrafting striking cover designs and interior illustrations because great first impressions and visual experiences matter.

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An online platform is the most important asset an author can have. We can build one your readers will enjoy just as much as you do.

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Kindle. iPad. Print on-demand. Whatever your formatting interests are, we have you covered so that your book can be read anywhere.

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Todd Henry

Accidental Creative

“Matt Gartland is thorough, imaginative and a joy to work with. He’s infused fresh energy into our site’s content and editorial approach, and is always ready with ideas to take it to a new level.”

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Penelope Trunk

The New American Dream

“I learned so much from you. Thank you for everything you taught me. You were a huge bridge to me to get to where I was going.”

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Sean Patrick

Awakening Your Inner Genius

“I’ve worked with several highly professional editors on other manuscripts, and Matt Gartland out-shines them all. I highly recommend Matt, and I will certainly be using him for my future projects.”



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AuthorMBA features one-on-one conversations with today’s brightest authors who excel at the business of books.

Conversations feature insights into successful business models, revenue streams, publishing strategies, marketing know-how, author platform must-haves, content essentials, career decisions, and more.

To thrive in the new book economy, today’s most successful authors think like an entrepreneur and treat their books like a business. AuthorMBA is precisely that: business school for authors.

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