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.