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Business Book Ghostwriting Services

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Expert Business Ghostwriters

Work with New York Times-bestselling business-book authors who can transform your concept into a powerful manuscript.

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Low Time Commitment

Our comprehensive and flexible process allows you to choose how much time you want to spend—many clients invest as little as 20 total hours.

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Personalized Service

Every idea, every author, and every subject is unique. That’s why we pair you with a team that knows your target audience, understands your subject matter, and can capture your individual voice.

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Big-5 Business Book Editors

Work directly with former Big-5 executive editors, including those who helped launch the careers of perennial bestselling authors Seth Godin and Simon Sinek.

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We're Your Publishing Sherpa

We develop a publishing strategy that’s custom-fit for you. We then guide you through every step as well as connect you with the industry’s leading marketers, publicists, agents, publishers, and more.

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Guaranteed Publication

We work directly with traditional publishers and top hybrids and can help you decide the best publishing solution to meet your professional goals.

“Pairing an author with the right ghostwriter is inherently fraught with built-in challenges, and these challenges cause risk for both the publisher and the author. Kevin Anderson & Associates reduces those risks by providing a layer of expertise and oversight on the entire process of selecting, coordinating, and managing the contract-writing process. The end result is a better book because the right ghostwriter was chosen, the project was managed efficiently, and editorial quality was greatly increased.”

Jeff James, VP & Publisher, HarperCollins Leadership

Authors include Rachel Hollis, Tilman Fertitta, and John C Maxwell

“I’ve enjoyed working with Kevin Anderson and Associates on my books and appreciate their assistance in guiding me through the publishing process. My lead writer, Mike Wicks, worked closely with me to capture my voice and ensure the writing was readable and accessible.”

Tom Golisano

Self-made billionaire, founder of Paychex, and author of the #1 national bestseller, Built, Not Born

“Working with Kevin Anderson & Associates has been a pleasure from start to finish—they even accommodated my request to meet with me in Japan. My lead editor, Mary, is a truly talented editor and a joy to work with. I couldn’t have been happier with our dynamic throughout the process. She brought a passion and an energy to my project that is rare to find and immensely valuable. I recommend KAA and look forward to collaborating on more projects in the future.”

Ken Honda

Bestselling business author—over 7 million books sold worldwide

Our Business Book
Ghostwriting Packages Include


  • Book-planning sessions done in-person, on-site, or virtually
  • Marketing and publicity strategy
  • Ghostwriting and revisions
  • Editing and review by former Big-5 acquisitions editor
  • Bestseller list targeting strategy
  • Beta reader testing and revisions based on data
  • Book proposal and pitch materials
  • Publishing strategy, navigation, and direct placements

Choose a customized ghostwriting package that’s right for you.

Our offices are in New York, Nashville, and Los Angeles.
Can’t get to us?

We can bring our team to you.

Become a Published Author

Writing and publishing a book will establish you as a thought leader and potentially enhance your earning potential.

Book publishing is a complex industry with many options–we will guide you through every step.

Our team of publishing industry experts and insiders provides a white-glove approach to the entire writing and publishing process. Contact us today for a no-obligation, free consultation where we can help you determine the best strategy to achieve your publishing goals.

FAQ

How Will Writing a Business Book Advance My Career?

Publishing your own book will establish you as an expert in your field and enhance your professional profile. If you’re in sales or earn income through delivering speeches, a book will be an enormously helpful selling piece and earn you instant credibility and respect. Many people view a book as the ultimate business card—an essential for demonstrating your expertise.

If I’m the Expert, Why Should I Work with a Ghostwriter?

Since you’re the expert, you’re probably busy doing what you do best! And while you may be an expert in business, you’re probably not an expert in writing a book. Our ghostwriting services allow you to focus on your business while we dedicate the time, expertise, and energy necessary to writing and publishing your brilliantly written book. If you’re concerned about the time commitment required to write your book, or if you’re not confident with your writing skills, we’re a perfect service for you.

How Involved Will I Need to Be in the Process?

Your level of involvement is entirely up to you. You can opt to work closely with your ghostwriter, or simply provide them with basic information and let them do the rest of the work. This is your book, which means that you have final say on the content; how and when you give your input and approval is your decision. We’ll work with you to customize the process so that it fits your schedule and preferred working style.

How Long Will it Take to Write My Book?

The duration of the ghostwriting process is partly up to you—the author! Depending on your schedule and desired level of involvement, your ghostwriter will develop material for you to review and approve on a weekly or biweekly basis. While every book is unique, on average, a 200-page or 50,000-word manuscript will take between four and nine months to develop. We can often rush these services for you if you need to meet a specific publishing deadline.

How Much Do Ghostwriting Services Cost?

Every ghostwriting project is unique: our pricing is flexible, and it varies according to what you choose to include in your package. Our comprehensive ghostwriting packages typically include writing services for the manuscript, phone time with the ghostwriter, review by a senior editor, copy editing, an original query letter and synopsis, a personalized list of literary agents to query, and publishing consultation.

What if I Just Want Feedback and Consultation on My Book?

Our editing and consultation services are perfectly suited for writers who are looking to improve their work. We can give input at whatever level of detail you’d like—overarching feedback on the structure and concept of the book, critical review on the flow and transitions, or copy edit the text itself. At your request, we can also address specific issues in our review of your work.

How Much Experience Do You Have with Business Books?

We’ve worked with business authors to create a multitude of books on a wide range of topics. Our client list for business books includes CEOs as well as publishing houses that specialize in business strategy and marketing. We have extensive experience with organizing and articulating best business practices and innovative methods into engaging content that will have a notable impact on readers. We know how to get your knowledge down on paper and out into the world!

What Do I Need to Consider When Choosing a Ghostwriter?

The internet is littered with online writing and editing services, making it nearly impossible to sift through the scams and find a legitimate and trustworthy service. Here are some questions to ask when you’re vetting companies to ensure that you pick a reliable firm for all your writing and editing needs:

  1. Is the price right? If it seems too good to be true, it probably is. Developing a high-quality book can take hundreds of hours of work and requires a high level of expertise—don’t be tempted by third-rate writers who market “affordable” prices.
  2. Who owns the rights to the book? It’s your book, which means you should own the rights to your content. Be wary of ghostwriters asking for partial rights to your material.
  3. What is the payment arrangement? You should always pay for ghostwriting services in installments and never 100% upfront. After the initial deposit, you should make subsequent payments only if you’re happy with what the ghostwriter has written up to that point. You should have clearly defined milestones for payments to ensure that you and your writer know what to expect.
  4. Who’s in charge? Working with a ghostwriter is a collaborative effort, but you should have the final say on all content decisions. If a writer is unwilling to put your needs and requests first, then it will not be your book—it will be theirs.
  5. Should I choose a freelancer or a firm? Beware of working with freelancers. While some may be reputable or qualified, most are overbooked and will not make good on the promises they make to you. Also, if anything should go wrong (whether it’s an issue between you and the writer, or a health concern), you will be stuck the awkward and frustrating position reclaiming your expenditures and then finding a replacement writer. With a firm like ours, we replace the writer free of charge to ensure the process moves forward efficiently and effectively.
  6. What’s their reputation? Be sure the writer or firm has worked on books that have been published by major publishing houses. Ideally, the writing service you choose will have a robust staff of bestselling writers, experienced editors, and a wide range of connections to literary agents and publishers.

Whatever service you decide to use, be sure to protect yourself. Make certain that you are working with a reputable and experienced company.

Once the Ghostwriting Is Complete, Can You Help with Publishing and Marketing?

We know that the publishing industry can be daunting, especially for first-time authors, so we offer consultation and comprehensive support for traditional, hybrid, and self-publishing outlets. Most of our all-inclusive ghostwriting packages include an original and customized query letter or book proposal free of charge. This invaluable marketing tool will be used to promote your book to literary agents and publishers. Not sure how to find a reputable literary agent? We’ve got you covered—we’ll provide you with a list of genre-appropriate agents to whom you can send your query letter or proposal!