Write to Market

Author: Chris Fox
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1523898399
Release Date: 2016-02-05

Many authors write, then market. Successful authors write TO market Have you written a book that just isn't selling? Would you like to write a book that readers eagerly devour? Many authors write, then market. Successful authors write TO market. They start by figuring out how to give readers what they want, and that process begins before writing word one of your novel. This book will teach you to analyze your favorite genre to discover what readers are buying, to mine reviews for reader expectations, and to nail the tropes your readers subconsciously crave. Don't leave the success of your novel up to chance. Deliver the kind of book that will have your fans hounding you for the next one.

How To Write Non Fiction

Author: Joanna Penn
Publisher: Curl Up Press via PublishDrive
ISBN: PKEY:6610000094622
Release Date: 2018-08-11
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Do you want to write a non-fiction book but don't know where to start? Or perhaps you worry that you're not ‘the expert' or have enough authority in your niche to write a book on it? Are you ready to help other people and change your own life with your words? The first non-fiction book I wrote changed my life. Sure, it helped other people, but mostly it altered the course of my life – so much so that 10 years later, I make a living with my writing. I've written seven other non-fiction books and co-written two more and built a multi-six-figure income around my non-fiction eco-system. In this book, I'll share everything I've learned along the way and save you time, effort and frustration on your author journey. The book includes: PART 1. Before You Write: Mindset Why write a non-fiction book? Can I write a book if I'm not the expert? Originality. Or, there are so many other books on this topic Who are you? Personal stories and the writer's voice The day a non-fiction book changed my life Fear and self-doubt PART 2. Before You Write: Business Types of non-fiction books Business models for non-fiction books Who is your book for? Identify your target market Decide on the topic for your book Decide on your book title Your author name and pseudonyms How long does your book have to be? How long will it take to write the book? Your perspective on time Writing a book proposal PART 3. Writing and Editing Gather and organize existing material Research, interviews, surveys, and social listening Structure and organize the book How to write the first draft How to dictate your book Turn your blog/podcasts/videos/talks into a book Speed and quality Focus and shiny object syndrome Writer's block Co-writing a non-fiction book How to turn a boring book into an engaging read Elements of fiction in non-fiction Truth and perfectionism Legal issues: Using real people, quotes, lyrics, images, and citing sources Self-editing a book How to find and work with professional editors PART 4. Publishing and Product Creation Your publishing options The different formats for your book Non-fiction book covers Book formatting for non-fiction Pricing your book Your book sales description Categories and keywords Turn your non-fiction book into a multimedia course Updating your books over time PART 5. Marketing Non-Fiction Two models of marketing and the importance of mindset Book-centered marketing Paid advertising for non-fiction books Author-centered marketing. The power of a personal brand Build your author website Build an email list Integrate email marketing with your book Content marketing for non-fiction books My non-fiction marketing journey Conclusion and your next steps. It's time to (finally) write your non-fiction book. Download a sample or buy now and start writing.

How I Sold 1 Million EBooks in 5 Months

Author: John Locke
Publisher: John Locke
ISBN: 1935670913
Release Date: 2011-06-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Now, for the first time ever, John Locke reveals the marketing system he created to sell more than 1,100,000 eBooks in five months! His Credentials: John is the eighth author in the world—and the first self-published author in history—to have sold 1 million eBooks on Kindle! He is the first self-published author to hit #1 on the Amazon/Kindle Best Seller’s List, and the first to hit both #1 and #2 at the same time! He is a New York Times best-selling author! He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and Entertainment Weekly! He has had 4 of the top 10 books on Amazon/Kindle at the same time, including #1 and #2! He has had 7 books in the top 34 and 8 books in the Top 50 at the same time! These numbers are not positions within a category. They are positions that include all Kindle sales including fiction, non-fiction, magazine subscriptions, and game apps! By the middle of March, 2011, it had been calculated that “every 7 seconds, 24 hours a day, a John Locke novel is downloaded somewhere in the world.” …All this was achieved PART TIME, without an agent, publicist, and at virtually no marketing expense!

The Metadata Handbook

Author: Renée Register
Publisher: DataCurate
ISBN: 9780985828899
Release Date: 2016-02-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

For book publishers large and small: the #1 guide to creating and distributing metadata for maximum sales. The Metadata Handbook shows how metadata works, enhancing findability, discoverability, and, of course, book sales. It introduces industry standards (think ONIX!) and best practices, and outlines the essential components for successful metadata creation and distribution. This handbook is a must for every publisher, both for print books and for ebooks. The new second edition is fully updated and expanded to include the most recent information on metadata standards, practices, and use in the publishing industry.

The Wealthy Writer

Author: Michael Meanwell
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 1582973113
Release Date: 2004-07-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Ultimate Guide to Freelancing for Commercial and High-Paying Markets! &break;&break;The choice to begin a freelance writing career was the easy part - now how to be successful is the challenge. How do you set up and run your business productively? What high-paying markets are out there that you haven't explored? The Wealthy Writer has the answers you need to reach the most lucrative markets and become a profitable freelance writer. &break;&break;This nuts-and-bolts guide will show you how you can write stronger, do business smarter, and make money faster. Author Michael Meanwell walks you step-by-step through each facet of running your own freelance business by offering: &break;&break; Comprehensive guidance on setting up and planning your business, handling contracts, protecting your work, dealing with clients, balancing home and work, and more&break; Case studies and templates for getting your business started&break; Detailed information on markets that pay well, including corporations and writing for the web&break; Writing advice such as how to beat writers' block for greater writing efficiency &break;&break;In addition, Meanwell includes thorough instruction and useful examples for writing newsletters, direct mail, speeches, website copy, press releases, e-books, e-zines, and ad copy. With The Wealthy Writer, you'll discover the practical, real world advice and examples you need to target, capture, and service clients in the hottest markets and earn that six-figure income.

The Total Money Makeover

Author: Dave Ramsey
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
ISBN: 9781595550781
Release Date: 2009-12-29
Genre: Business & Economics

A strategy for changing attitudes about personal finances covers such topics as getting out of debt, the dangers of cash advances and keeping spending within income limits.

Marketing Your Book An Author s Guide

Author: Alison Baverstock
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781408147979
Release Date: 2007-07-16
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Authors will benefit hugely from this practical book by seeing how effective they can be at helping to promote their own books. Alison Baverstock encourages authors to work with publishers and agents but also explains how to 'go it alone' for authors who plan to self publish. The book covers: how marketing works; what opportunities there are; how authors can help; how to get noticed; how to get local publicity, organise a launch event and keep the momentum going after publication. The book also provides authors with a real insight into the publishing process and contains illuminating interviews with everyone concerned: editors, marketing people and, most importantly, authors.

Oh Boy You re Having a Girl

Author: Brian A Klems
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440545467
Release Date: 2013-03-18
Genre: Family & Relationships

Rules for Raising Little Girls "As the father of a daughter, I wish I'd read this very funny book sooner, if only to know that it's OK for a grown man to wear a tutu." - Dave Barry "Required reading for any parent who doesn't know pants from leggings." - Dan Zevin, author of Dan Gets a Minivan: Life at the Intersection of Dude and Dad It's easy to imagine how you'd raise a boy--all the golf outings, lawnmower lessons, and Little League championships you'd attend--but playing dad to a little princess may take some education. In Oh Boy, You're Having a Girl, Brian, a father of three girls, shares his tactics for surviving this new and glittery world. From baby dolls and bedtime rituals to potty training and dance recitals, he leads you through all the trials and tribulations you'll face as you're raising your daughter. He'll also show you how to navigate your way through tough situations, like making sure that she doesn't start dating until she's fifty. Complete with commandments for restroom trips and properly participating in a tea party, Oh Boy, You're Having a Girl will brace you for all those hours playing house--and psych you up for the awesomeness of raising a daughter who has you lovingly wrapped around her little finger. "Somehow, Brian Klems has taken one of the most traumatic situations known to a father--having a daughter--and made it into something so completely hilarious you'll laugh until you've got oxygen deprivation!" - W. Bruce Cameron, author of 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter

Shadow of Worlds

Author: JD Lovil
Publisher: JD Lovil Publishing via PublishDrive
ISBN: PKEY:6610000085668
Release Date: 2018-07-09
Genre: Fiction

Walk the Shadow of Worlds Rafe is one of the few who can walk the spaces between parallel Earths. Gods and master sorcerers are counted among the other Shadow Walkers. Anything one can imagine can be found among the worlds. There are worlds of shining Order, and worlds of Stygian darkness where Chaos dwells. From the darkest world of Chaos comes the Scourge. Where it touches the worlds of Man, it brings disease, madness, and death. It falls to Rafe and the other Shadow Walkers to stop the Scourge and seal the way, before its touch can twist all worlds into madness. Read Shadow of Worlds. See how it ends.

The Writer s Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing

Author: Kerrie Flanagan
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 1440351244
Release Date: 2018-07-17

Your Essential Reference for Writing for Magazines! In The Writer's Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing, accomplished freelance writer, author, and instructor Kerrie Flanagan demystifies the idea that writing for magazines is a difficult process meant only for those with journalism degrees. Drawing from her 20 years as a freelance writer and instructor, Flanagan takes you step-by-step through the entire process, sharing her knowledge and experiences in a friendly, conversational way. With more than a dozen sample articles, expert advice from magazine editors and successful freelance writers, practical tips on researching potential publications and instructions on crafting compelling query letters, you'll find the tools needed to write and publish magazine articles. In this book you'll learn how to: Find and target ideas for the right magazine. Develop effective query letters to catch the attention of editors and land more assignments. Organize your writing life using the checklists and tools throughout the book. Understand and negotiate contracts. Write and sell personal essays to consumer, niche and trade magazines. Whether your goal is to get your first byline or make the switch from part-time freelancer to full-time writer, The Writer's Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing is your go-to resource for writing success.

Get Known Before The Book Deal

Author: Christina Katz
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 158297554X
Release Date: 2008-11-17
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Sell Your First Book & Develop a Successful and Sustainable Writing Career Before you can land a book deal—before you can even attract the interest of agents and editors—you need to be visible. How do you become visible? You develop a platform, or a way of reaching your readers. Everybody can develop a platform, and this book shows you how to do it while you're still writing. This book offers: A step-by-step approach to creating, growing, and nurturing a platform An economical approach to self-promotion (no need to spend thousands) A clear way to uncover your strengths and weaknesses as an author The strategies that are essential (or not) to online promotion A philosophy of authorship that leaves you confident, empowered, and equally partnered with agents, editors, and publishers (instead of waiting to be discovered) A diverse set of tools and methods for getting known (not just web-based tools or ideas for extroverts) After you read this book, you'll be able to answer the inevitable question: "What's your platform?" You'll learn the hows and whys of becoming visible and how to cultivate visibility from scratch. Best of all, you won't need any previous knowledge or experience to get started. Growing a writing career isn't just about landing one book deal and then scrambling like crazy. There is a more strategic and steady way to lay the groundwork so you can avoid scrambling altogether—and Get Known Before the Book Deal is the only comprehensive book that shows you how.

Perennial Seller

Author: Ryan Holiday
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780143109013
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Business & Economics

Explores how some works and artists achieve longevity when most disappear after initial success.

Sell More Kindle Books

Author: Steve Johnson
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1491298286
Release Date: 2013-08-06
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Order "Sell More Kindle Books!" and gain access to 4 free downloadable book description planning and publishing guides leading you step-by-step to better book sales. When you've got a fantastic idea for a new non-fiction book... but you're unsure how to sell it ... you need to know how to position your book so it stands out from similar books in its category... you need to know what readers are looking for online.... you need to know how to show-and-tell in simple, direct words, how your book is THE book readers are looking for. Right now, for less than the price of a pizza, you can get a copy of the simplest way to create compelling book descriptions that sell more Kindle books fast... book descriptions that make you more money. Find the words and phrases that telegraph the best reasons readers need to your your book now.It's almost like being able to read the minds of readers in your target audience. Create urgency. Seal the deal. Boost sales ranking. Hike your royalty checks. Just imagine: * How good will you feel to watch your sales climb weekly? * How impressed will your family and friends be when you tell them how many of your books you're selling every month? * How big will your smile be cashing higher royalty checks? * How confident you will become as you enjoy being a successful writer? No fluff. No filler. No hype. Just 100+ pages of proven advice from published Kindle book author Steve Johnson, who now reveals the best ways to make your books stand out from the competition. Here's what you get with this book: INTRODUCTION: How Better Book Descriptions Turn Into Better Book Sales And Bigger Royalty Checks For You CHAPTER 1: Understanding Why You Want To Write Your Book… And Why It Matters FREE PERSONAL INTERESTS WORKSHEET FREE READER INTERESTS WORKSHEET CHAPTER 2: Discovering The Exact Keywords Others Are Using To Find Your Subject Online From Amazon: "What are the guidelines for product description?" CHAPTER 3: Know 'The Itch' Your Niche Needs To Scratch: Salting In Keywords That Match Up With Buyer Needs To Attract Clicks and Rack Up Sales FREE BOOK DESCRIPTION TEMPLATE CHAPTER 4: Navigating Author Central Features, Advantages, and Disadvantages To Sell Lots More Kindle Books CHAPTER 5: HTML Formatting Guidelines for Kindle Book Descriptions That Makes Your Book Stand Out By Helping It Blend In CHAPTER 6: Blog Basics And Social Media Marketing Magic That Can Boost Traffic To Your Book Description CHAPTER 7: Resource Directory (worksheets, links to helpful tools, related e-books and printed books) Important... This Kindle book is NOT for fiction. It is for non-fiction works -- for self-help and how-to writers looking for ways they can sell more books. This Kindle book teaches: ***Action words that trigger lasting sales appeals book buyers can't resist ***Special formatting tricks that catch the eye and capture the "Buy Now" click ***Why vintage yellow page advertising strategies will help your book description creativity***Self-publishing marketing tools that you can co-opt for your own benefit... and extra sales Quit losing sales. Stop buyers in their tracks. Learn how to sell solutions, not books. Take control of your book description and make it shine. Now... take the next step: click on the "Look Inside This Book" link on the book cover shown at the top of the page, and get a sneak peak for yourself how this book delivers solid gold advice ... and buy the book for less than a cup of coffee at a fancy coffee house. Yes, that caffeine buzz will last about an hour... but this book could change your life! Do it now and gain the know-how to get higher Kindle book sales and bigger book royalty checks deposited in your bank account!

Understanding Morning Sickness As a Gift

Author: Jennifer Griffin
ISBN: 0988362945
Release Date: 2017-10-21

THIS HEART WARMING MEMOIR ties together all the pieces of real life events, spiritual wisdom and insight into how we work physically and emotionally.Plus learn practical tips to heal from morning sickness and hyperemesis gravidarum.Chock-full of do-it-yourself healing techniques, this fascinating tale will inspire you to uncover the gifts in any chronic condition that challenges you.

Kindle Bestseller Publishing

Author: Gundi Gabrielle
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1544875061
Release Date: 2017-03-23

Write an Amazon Kindle Bestseller in the next 30 Days! Sound to good to be true? Well, with the right strategy and proper research before you start, it is absolutely possible, even if: - you are not a writer - have no marketing experience - don't have a large following yet As a 6-time #1 Bestselling Author, Gundi knows a thing or two about writing & publishing bestsellers. All her books reached #1 within just a few days of publishing and over time, she developed a Step-by-Step, proven and easy-to-follow System that can help you reach Bestseller status with your very first book. "Kindle Bestseller Publishing" is part 5 of the "The Sassy Way.....when you have NO CLUE!" series, that teaches Internet Marketing to total beginners. You might not think of Kindle Publishing as a marketing tool, but it is actually: One of the fastest, most efficient ways to build a following online! For your blog, your social media platforms, your business or any service you are offering. In addition, KINDLE PUBLISHING offers the following BENEFITS: - The Prestige of being a published - or even Bestselling - Author - Instant Authority in your Field - New clients and customers on auto-pilot who will trust you a lot more, because you have already proven yourself - Passive Income - Automatic List Building. Email marketing is widely considered the most powerful marketing technique of all, more than Facebook and Google Ads combined. Publishing a book on Amazon can help you build your mailing list on auto-pilot - and Amazon even pays you to do it..... This book will teach you STEP-BY-STEP how to go from zero to published - and - possibly a Bestseller! It is NOT an in-depth WRITING COURSE although some basic instructions and tips are provided. "Kindle Bestseller Publishing" focuses on the Marketing aspects of publishing a book on Amazon and in particular, what it takes to reach Bestseller status - the "science" behind it. Important areas that will be covered include:: - Researching profitable Book Ideas - Understanding Amazon's Algorithm and how new readers can find you - How to optimize your meta data, including your book title to trigger Amazon's algorithm to promote your book heavily - Category and Keyword Research and how Bestseller ranking on Amazon works - How to market your book during Launch Week and much more.... Are you ready to write and publish your first Bestseller? Then, scroll back up now and hit the BUY Button