Gordon Burgett

Biography

Gordon Burgett currently speaks nationwide about three topics, “How to Publish Your Own Book in 30 Days or Less,” “Niche Publishing,” and “How to Plan a Great Second Life,” offering keynotes, break-out sessions, and workshops at conventions, retreats, and colleges or universities.

Gordon's most recently published book is How to Get Your Book Published Free in Minutes and Marketed Worldwide in Days.

Burgett’s Niche Publishing: Publishing Profitably Every Time! was recently updated and republished. Three of Gordon's other books were also revised, updated, and reprinted. These were How to Plan a Great Second Life, the Travel Writer's Guide, and Sell and Resell Your Magazine Article. The last, Gordon originally published with Writer’s Digest Books.

Burgett has published 1,700+ articles and 43 books, plus offered over 2,000 professional paid presentations.

Gordon has owned and directed a publishing company, Communication Unlimited, since 1982. It originally specialized in (and continues to offer) books, reports, and audio CDs about writing, empire-building, and niche publishing. For five years C.U. published dental and medical books. For the past five years its education imprint has published key education books for superintendents, principals, and K-12 teachers, including What Every Superintendent and Principal Needs to Know, Teachers Change Lives 24/7, The Perfect School, Finding Middle Ground in K-12 Education: Balancing Best Practices and the Law, and The Kid in Purple Pants.

Burgett earned four academic degrees: B.A., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana (Latin American Studies), M.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison (Luso-Brazilian Studies), M.F.T., Thunderbird Graduate School (Foreign Trade), and an M.A.,Northern Illinois University (History). He was twice a university dean, taught history, created a city recreation program in Illinois, directed CARE (and Peace Corps) programs in Colombia and Ecuador (including the Land Directorship of the HOPE ship medical/dental program in Guayaquil), twice studied in Brazil, played professional baseball, and led a gold hunt up the Paushi Yaco (Upper Amazon) River in Ecuador.

He survived to write newsletters, articles, books, and a blog.

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Books

Niche Publishing: Publish Profitably Every Time!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010 by Gordon Burgett. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Publish profitably, risk free, and quickly by using veteran publishing guru Gordon Burgett's widely-tested process. Sidestep unsold books, balky wholesalers and distributors, and unusable returns. You test first, then sell directly to eager, price-flexible buyers who badly want what you put in print. Find a demand, double-check it, and create the supply, and, if you wish, from that your empire.
How to Get Your Book Published Free in Minutes and Marketed Worldwide in Days
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,750. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010 by Gordon Burgett. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Only now can a writer get his or her book published free in minutes and have it marketed worldwide in days. Gordon Burgett now offers a how-to, step-by-step guide that walks beginners and veterans through the process: from writing to submitting to marketing. It can be a novel, cookbook, nonfiction, kids' book, memoir, or a dozen other kinds. In fact, this book is a perfect example!
Administrators and Teachers: Getting Profitably in Print 75% of the Time
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2009 by Gordon Burgett. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
K-12 leaders use professional guides all of the time, so why shouldn't they save time and investment by doing the same to get their articles and books quickly and reliably in print? That's precisely why Gordon Burgett (author of 1700 articles and 38 published books) wrote this how to no-nonsense book. Another recent book by Gordon? Niche Marketing, an industry standard. Tools for professionals.

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