ForbesBooks is the Future of Business Publishing.
Launched in 2016, ForbesBooks is the next step in Forbes’ illustrious 100-year history of disruption and innovation in the media business. Utilizing the Forbes multi-platform media network, ForbesBooks offers a branding, visibility, and marketing platform to business authors that is absolutely unrivaled.
What makes ForbesBooks dramatically different and better?
- Speed-to-market while maintaining the highest standards. Authors with a timely message will benefit from a professional publishing process that cuts the normal publishing timeline by 75% while being held to the award-winning editorial and publishing standards that have made Forbes an iconic global media brand.
- Multi-platform publishing and marketing. ForbesBooks Authors are published throughout the Forbes global network and receive cross-platform marketing support from Forbes including visibility in Forbes Magazine and ForbesBooks Review, online exposure on Forbes.com, ForbesBooks Speakers, and in-person events.
- Brand recognition. Forbes is known globally as the top media brand for business leaders and professionals. Authors invited to publish with ForbesBooks will significantly benefit from the brand’s authority and unique co-marketing and content opportunities that reach a global multi-facetted audience of executives, owners, and decision makers.
- Authors retain ownership of rights. ForbesBooks Authors are entrepreneurs, CEOs, and business owners who benefit from controlling and owning their content and intellectual property. Unlike traditional publishers, ForbesBooks Authors retain full ownership and have full control of all rights to their book.
- Unparalleled Author Support. ForbesBooks is a boutique publisher for the best in business. Peer-to-peer learning and ongoing strategic marketing guidance are provided through the ForbesBooks Mastermind Group, exclusive VIP experiences, and access to major Forbes conferences.
We Create Your Book
In As Little As 24 Hours of Your Time, We Create Your Book
Most entrepreneurs, CEOs, and professionals will never have time to write a book. We know that time is your most precious asset. ForbesBooks is the pioneer of pain-free book creation. Our famous Talk Your Book® Ghostwriting program has helped over 1,000 entrepreneurs, CEOs, and professionals create a book in less than a day. Requiring as little as 24 hours of your time (but investing over 250 hours of ours), we create and publish a beautiful book that meets the ForbesBooks standard and rivals the quality of any book found on the front table of major bookstores.
You Save Hundreds of Hours of Your Time
We save you hundreds of hours of time, frustration, and indecision by doing the heavy lifting for you. A one-stop-shop, ForbesBooks boasts a comprehensive in-house team of award-winning editorial and publishing professionals that will Create and Publish a book for you that will have impact.
Award Winning Ghostwriters & Editors
ForbesBooks ghostwriters and editors are carefully selected and boast gold-plated credentials. Prior to ForbesBooks, they have worked and written for the largest names in business publishing and journalism, including Random House, HarperCollins, Disney, Time, and more!
As Little As 24-Hours of Your Time
How long does it take to craft an impactful book that meets the Forbes standard and reads and looks as good or better than those on the front table of a major bookstore? More than 250 hours of our time, but only a fraction of which are yours!
Pain-Free Book Creation and Publishing
Attempting to create an impactful book on your own can be a long, arduous, and frustrating process. The ForbesBooks team of ghostwriters, editors, designers, and marketers are under one roof. We work together to ensure an Enjoyable, Fulfilling, and Prosperous experience.
180 Days to Launch
Professionals that write a book themselves invest over 1000 hours spread over 3.2 years from first writing to first rough draft. Traditional publishers average 2 years. At ForbesBooks, your published book will be in your hands and available to bookstores in as little as 180 days.
The Publisher for Professionals®
Over the past 12 years, Advantage|ForbesBooks has published books for over 1,000 entrepreneurs, CEOs, and professionals in 40 U.S. states and 13 countries. If you want to grow your business with your book, there is no other company and no bigger name better suited and committed to that outcome.
“I was thrilled when I was selected to publish under the ForbesBooks imprint because I recognized the opportunity cost of traditional publishers taking up to two years. In reality, the ForbesBooks process cut the timeline by 75%, while maintaining award-winning editorial and publishing standards.”
How does ForbesBooks’ Talk Your Book® Ghostwriting Work?
- Fast Start Author Program® | Authority Marketing Blueprint Day®
We strategize, plan, and design your authority position. This may include the outline and blueprint of your book and a 12-month Authority Marketing® plan. Fast Starts are delivered by phone. Blueprint Days are delivered in-person.
- Talk Your Book® Ghostwriting
Specific to your topic, we will select one of our specialized ghostwriters to tell YOUR story in YOUR voice in only 4 months, rather than the average 3.2 years business book authors invest. Our ghostwriters will deliver a polished manuscript drawn from interviews, published records, and 3rd party interviews.
Your book will be outlined, edited, and indexed to make the right impression with readers. Our award-winning book packaging and graphic design team will illuminate your message with an enticing design that pops with readers and rivals the best sellers on the shelves of major book stores.
- Distribution & Launch
Your book will be distributed to online retailers and available to 25,000+ bookstores and airport stores. ForbesBooks titles are available anywhere fine books are sold. Additionally, our titles are sold as eBooks and audio books via Apple, B&N, Amazon, and Audible.
ForbesBooks offers a comprehensive branding, visibility, and marketing program to its Authors. Working with your industry-specific account team, we will deliver a 12-month campaign that gives you and your message maximum reach to the Forbes global audience of readers.