Apply to The Best Business Minds Award!

The Best Business Minds Awards were created to honor the most interesting, thoughtful, useful and insightful business books to encourage entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, business leaders and managers to maximize their own and their employee’s potential, company innovation, ethical behavior, leadership, management, marketing and sales skills along with showing how to enter, execute and expand their businesses.

More importantly, we want the world to benefit from the amazingly talented writers and thinkers from around the world that intellectually challenge and push us to do great things. There are over 70 categories to apply for and there will be no more than three winners in each category.

What We Are Looking for?

We have a group of judges from around the world who will be reviewing each applicant for:

  • • Book published in the last 10 years.
  • • Quality and substantive of the book.
  • • Ability to provide insights, advice and direction to improve the reader's competitive position and overall knowledge of business.
  • • To encourage fresh thinking that will change the world.

Authors may apply for more than one category. The winners will be announced in the first week of December. Winners will be able to purchase various types of awards to display.

To prepare to fill out the application you will need to provide the following:

  • • First and last name of the author
  • • Country
  • • Phone Number of the author (“+” sign then country code and then number.) in case we have further questions.)
  • • Email Address of the author.
  • • Where did you hear about the award.
  • • Name of book to be honored.
  • • 100 words to describe the book. (You might write this out and cut and paste it in when the question comes up.)
  • • What makes your book unique and provides value to the reader? (250 words or less)
  • • Selecting one or more categories. You must type into Search names of categories you think your book fits into and the correct category will popup.
  • • Uploading one chapter in PDF or Word that gives us a feel for the quality of your information readers can expect from your book.
  • • Credit card number ($199 per application category and you can enter more than one category.)
  • • Link to buy the book

DEADLINE December 31 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific time

Marketing the Honorees

  • The winners will be notified by email and will receive the following:
  • Picture of the cover of the book on the Winners Page.
  • Post of the winners with links to buy the books to 50 plus groups composed of 10.4 million Business Executives
  • Press release sent to Top 50 Business Influencers on X, Bloggers and YouTube
  • Press release sent to Major Business Publications (American City Business Journals, Inc, Forbes, Fortune, Wall Street Journal, and Barrons)
  • Press release sent to top 100 LinkedIn books Influencers in the world.
  • Press release sent to 12,000 Plus Followers on LinkedIn
  • One paragraph description of the book.
  • Link to a video of the author talking about their book.
  • Link to buy the book.

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