For Dummies Manuscripts

Manuscript development by technical subject matter experts for not-for-resale “For Dummies” branded books and eBooks published by Wiley Publishing.

Custom not-for-resale “For Dummies” books and eBooks are offered exclusively by Wiley Publishing. They can be created in about 4-5 months. The For Dummies brand is widely recognized and provides a welcoming style to any reader new to a particular subject.

Creating custom For Dummies books and eBooks is a tremendous way to generate leads and build thought leadership at the same time. Printed books attract lots of traffic at trade show booths. Sales people love to hand them out to customers and partners during sales calls and regional seminars. Our CyberEdge-authored For Dummies eBooks are frequently cited as the most successful call-to-action for email, social media, and pay-per-click campaigns.

You have three options for authoring your For Dummies manuscript:

  • Author your manuscript in-house
  • Work with a Wiley Publishing contractor
  • Hire your own author, such as CyberEdge

Most cybersecurity vendors don’t have internal resources available to author lengthy book manuscripts as they’re busy doing their day jobs. So, many vendors turn to CyberEdge for a variety of reasons.

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Unsurpassed Subject Matter Expertise

CyberEdge’s authors average 15-20 years of cybersecurity industry experience. Our authors have deep subject matter expertise in hundreds of technologies across numerous cybersecurity industry segments, including And we're experienced across all industry segments, including network security, endpoint security, cloud security, identity and access management, security operations, and more. You won’t have to spend countless hours bringing your author up-to-speed on your product category or making extensive manuscript edits.

Technical Experience

In addition to having extensive subject matter expertise, our authors are also technical. Many have achieved technical certifications, but all of our authors have many years of experience authoring content around complex cybersecurity topics. But fortunately, our authors also have experience simplifying complex topics for novice readers, which is especially helpful for For Dummies manuscripts.

Simplifying the Production Process

CyberEdge has worked with Wiley Publishing since our first year of operation. We know the process inside and out. Your CyberEdge author can also serve as your primary interface to Wiley Publishing. They can guide you through the entire production process, making things even simpler for you.


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“We initially engaged CyberEdge for a custom book and eBook. Then we learned their consultants can supplement bandwidth of our marketing team by assisting with message development, competitive analysis, industry research, customer webinars, white papers, and more. I’m pleased CyberEdge can serve us in so many ways.”

~ Janet Matsuda, CMO, Blue Coat

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