Archive for May 9th, 2007

May 9, 2007

A career built on Photoshop

USA TODAY does a profile on Scott Kelby

Written by Jefferson Graham

LOS ANGELES — You can’t get rich writing computer books. Advances are low, and the lifespan of the book is short.
But you can get rich — ask Scott Kelby — by turning the book model on its head and expanding it into a $20 million-a-year empire.

Kelby’s books have topped Nielsen BookScan’s computer and photo categories for three years. But he has much more on his plate than the eight books he’ll write this year.