Gordon Burgett

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Gordon Burgett has 46 books and 1700+ published articles in print, has given 2000+ paid speaking presentations, and offers a free monthly newsletter at www.gordonburgett.com/free-reports. He posts at his blog at http://blog.gordonburgett.com twice weekly and discusses publishing, niche marketing, and selling one's writing.

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The School Principal's Toolbook: Building the How-To Path to Excellence:
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 81,720. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Gordon Burgett. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / school superintendents & principals
The eternal, unvoiced plea of every school principal is “HELP!” But who helps the building leaders with everyday answers, encouragement, practical tips, how-to lists, and almost any resource needed so they can continue to lead with joy and passion—and change their students' world? Jim Burgett in The School Principal’s Toolbook:
The Art of School Boarding: What Every School Board Member Needs to Know
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Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 49,250. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by Gordon Burgett. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / school superintendents & principals
Forty-year-plus education expert, Jim Burgett, explains to new, veteran, and to-be-elected school board members nationwide the basics of boardsmanship, school governance, and the role of the board, its members, and the administration. On these straightforward, jargon-free pages Burgett explains what every board member has to know, then how it is best done. "Absolutely invaluable..."
The Kid in Purple Pants: Structured Approaches to Educating Underprivileged Students
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Price: $16.00 USD. Words: 43,690. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Gordon Burgett. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Behavioral management
The Kid in Purple Pants: Structured Approaches to Educating Underprivileged Students, by Patrick Anderson, is a best methods book that is immediately applicable for any teacher, principal, superintendent, or board member. It tells what it takes to meet the needs of those underprivileged students who either never reach their full potential or simply vanish in today's U.S. educational system.
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.
Finding Middle Ground in K-12 Education: Balancing Best Practices and the Law
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 74,800. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010 by Gordon Burgett. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Education
Brian Schwartz masterfully makes complex K-12 education laws understandable while Jim Burgett magically creates win-win situations. Here, the two prize-winning educators balance best practices and the law in a compelling book that’s full of practicality, reality, humor, and common sense. “It should be required reading by every educator everywhere” is what we hear most.
The Perfect School
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010 by Gordon Burgett. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Education
Everybody wants a perfect school, but what does that really mean? That’s what three top award-winning educational leaders from Illinois asked each other, then dug into their areas of strength to answer. The result is their second book, The Perfect School, a no-nonsense look at perfect teachers, perfect staff, perfect parents, and perfect principals, plus a dozen chapters more!
Teachers Change Lives 24/7:150 Ways to Do It Right
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Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010 by Gordon Burgett. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
One of Illinois’ favorite educators taps the mind, memory, and heart of every teacher who stands (or stood) in front of a classroom, with wit, humor, wisdom, and immediately usable how-to tips. A loving yet no-nonsense how-to guide that every new teachers needs and every veteran lauds. Unforgettable stories of what always works in the classroom.
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.

Books

Chiropractors: Publish Your Own Niche Book (Start with a $50,000 buying base!)
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
There is a straightforward, reliable way to earn at least $50,000 developing a niche book for a specialization, like chiropractic that used in this guide book. It starts with a pre-test that will cost 1-1.5% of that $50,000 to see if potential buyers are eager to buy your book at the price you pick, about a topic you select, with the title and table of contents you list, and the promises you make.
100 Ready-to-Use Treasure Hunt Clues
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Nothing is more important to a successful, fun treasure hunt party than challenging, well written clues, plus some scavenger hunt items and four bonus brainbusters! So here Gordon Burgett (author of the long-used, top-selling book, Treasure and Scavenger Hunts: How to Plan, Create, and Give Them) now offers 100 Ready-to-Use Treasure Hunt Clues, in 34 categories, just waiting for a party!
Surviving Prostate Cancer: A survivor's mostly funny diary
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health
Surviving Prostate Cancer: A survivor’s mostly funny diary… is a humorous yet in-depth, no-nonsense account of the near-year the author, Gordon Burgett, spent experiencing successful treatment for prostate cancer. A quick summary of its contents would be “Discovery, The Shots, The TURP, Radiation, Incontinence, No Flow, Another Cut, and Victory.” If you ever wondered what it's like.
Emceeing, Show Planning, and Script Writing
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
In "Emceeing, Show Planning, and Script Writing" Gordon Burgett provides practical, applied experience and examples (including two full scripts) for folks wanting advice about emceeing, and the show planning and/or script writing often related to it or required to do a first-rate job. There is a bit of all three—emceeing, show planning, and script writing—in each of the book's six sections.
How to Easily and Inexpensively Create Your Own CDs
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,720. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Audio CDs are a fast path to quick cash. That’s why I just wrote a no-nonsense how-to e-book for you called How to Easily and Inexpensively Create Your Own Audio CDs to help you simply do it, this week, with very little investment!
101 Business Tips for Writers and Small Publishers (2012)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The idea is to help you get writing and publishing, spend only the necessary time and energy doing office paperwork and fulfillment, keep only the files on hand that are mandatory, use computer assistance when you can, don’t enslave yourself to electronic gadgets that are simply distracting, and spend only the money that you must. A great deal for $2.99!
Booklet About Niche Publishing: Want to Publish Profitably Every Time?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
This 14-page no-nonsense booklet explains the process for designing, pretesting, and marketing a niche book. By extension, it tells what must be said if you wish to write a niche book. Gordon Burgett, the booklet author and best known for his book Niche Publishing: Publish Profitably Every Time, shows that niche publishing is a high-profit, low-risk, barely tapped river of gold.
How to Be Quoted (Almost) Everywhere (Almost) All the Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Do you want to see your name and idea, statement, or quotation in the key books that you and your peers (or family or friends) read? You can sit back and wait for that to happen--or you can make it happen! Fame or celebrity not needed. Gordon's 16-page report talks about the latter: what quotes are, where you find the best
How to Get Your Niche Article in Print 75% of the Time
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Why write articles if they’re not almost guaranteed to see print? Thus the purpose of this ebook report: How to Get Your Own Niche Articles in Print 75% of the Time in Magazines, Newsletters, Newspapers, and Journals. In 30 pages, Gordon shares the secrets needed for any writer to live handsomely in print. Even more handsomely if he/she focuses on one or two niche fields, where the gold hides.
Booklet: How to Plan a Great a Great Second Life: What are you going to do with your extra 30 years?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
A great booklet that summarizes and puts into usable step-by-step format Gordon Burgett's highly popular How to Create a Great Second Life: What Are You Going to Do With Your Extra 30 Years?" The perfect digital, in-reader guide that talks about the fun left to do, how to arrange and pay for it, your health, and a to-do 200-idea list to draw from or be inspired by.
"Open" Book Publishing is Almost a Miracle! (31 reports and guidelines)
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
You can publish your book, fiction or nonfiction, through eight "open" publishers, fast (in minutes for ebooks; a few days for paperbacks) and free (for ebooks, about $25 for paperbacks). Best yet, those houses will format and market the books. This book is composed of 31 reports that describe that process as it has evolved in the past two years, plus guidelines that will get you in print.
How to Handle the Death of a Student, Faculty, or Staff Member
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / school superintendents & principals
It's inevitable that a school administrator will have to deal with the death of a student, faculty, or staff member at some point during their career, and that each situation will be different in nature and scope. When that happens, there isn't much time to develop a plan or to research options for handling the often complicated situation. So here are guidelines to refer to in that time of need.
25 Professional Query and Cover Letters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Nothing is more important to selling your magazine articles and nonfiction books than sharp, tight query letters, while cover letters are vital to selling to newspapers and to selling reprints or second rights. Most beginners have few examples of what professionals actually send editors. So in this report Gordon Burgett has written the five cover letters and other professionals, 20 queries.
Finding Topics That Make Your Articles Indispensable
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
It's harder and harder to place articles in magazines, newspapers, and other publications. The recession is up, the amount of advertising is down, and there are fewer articles being bought by fewer magazines and newspapers. There's a way (or a dozen ways) to do that. Gordon Burgett shows on these pages his topic-by-topic formula, with successful examples.
Lifelong Wealth by Being Indispensable
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
This is an explanation, with two extended examples, of "Empire Building by Writing, Speaking, Publishing, and Product Development" by Gordon Burgett, author of Empire Building by Writing and Speaking and Niche Publishing: Publish Profitably Every Time.
101 Niche Marketing Topics
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
If you plan to sell to or service a particular niche, you must identify it in a book or speech title. This 101-topic report shows a process of niche-title thinking that can be applied to almost any field or topic.
Four Special Tools That Get Speakers Booked First
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 29,620. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
There are four tools that can make you top choice by the speech-picking committee: a book, a booklet, a tip sheet, or a report, ebook, or half-book. This is a step-by-step, how-to guidebook that will help you create any or all of these means, written by a publisher who has offered 2000+ paid speeches. It works!
How to Create a High School Graduation Book
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Biography
Shows how, step-by-step, to create and publish an unforgettable gift, A High School Graduation Book, a lifelong keepsake that captures an event, memory, or one-time rite of passage. This is a book to give to your kid, your grandkid, or any kid getting a diploma!
Lian McAndrews and the Perfect Human World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,190. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Lian McAndrew served in the Peace Corps, taught school, and was a ranch cowboy before he became benignly obsessed with the certainty that if enough people did four things they could individually and collectively create a perfect human world. This book tells how, in a fun, realistic setting with very real people...
Treasure and Scavenger Hunts: How to Plan, Create, and Give Them
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,500. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Everybody knows what a treasure and scavenger hunt is, but here is the book that will make you look like a genius! Treasure and Scavenger Hunt: How to Plan, Create, and Give Them has all of the steps and details needed to amuse, delight, and bewilder your family and friends at the party of the year!

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