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Successful Self-Publishing: How to self-publish and market your book (Books for Writers 1)

Do you want to successfully self-publish in ebook, print or audiobook formats?There are thousands of new books being published every day, but many self-published books quickly sink to the bottom of the pile.Many authors are frustrated because there are so many options for self-publishing, and they don't know which one to choose or what will be best for their book.Others spend thousands of dollars to publish and end up broken-hearted with the result. But it doesn't have to be this way. I've spent the last seven years self-publishing bestselling fiction and non-fiction books and in 2011, I left my day job to become a full-time author entrepreneur. I've made lots of mistakes along the way, but through the process of self-publishing 17 books, I've learned the most effective way to publish and market your books. In this book, I'll share everything with you.The book includes: - What you need to know before you self-publish - Why self-publishing an ebook is a good idea- How to format an ebook - Exclusivity and going direct- How to self-publish an ebook - Why self-publish a print book - Print-on-demand will change your life- What you need to know before you print - How to self-publish a print book- What to do if you want help with the publishing process- How to self-publish an audiobook- After self-publishing - How much does it cost to self-publish? - How do you get paid when you self-publish? - Book marketing principles - How to market fiction - How to market non-fiction Plus, links to more useful resources. If you're ready to successfully self-publish, then download a sample or buy now.Updated Edition for April 2019. Now includes audiobook self-publishing options.

Kindle Bestseller Publishing: The Proven 4-Week Formula to go from Zero to Bestseller as a first-time Author! (Influencer Fast TrackA(R) Series Book 5)

Self-Publish a #1 Amazon 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 writerhave no marketing experiencedon’t have a large following yetAs a 12-time #1 Bestselling & Top 100 Business 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 aStep-by-Step, proven and easy-to-follow Systemthat helped many first time authors around the world reach #1 within weeks and even beat out famous authors like Tim Ferriss, Hal Elrod, John Grisham and Brian Tracy and - best of all - it can help YOU do the same!"Kindle Bestseller Publishing" is part of SassyZenGirl's INFLUENCER FAST TRACK series, that teaches Internet Marketing to total beginners.You might not think of Kindle Publishing as a marketing tool, but self-publishing 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, PUBLISHING on AMAZON offers the following BENEFITS:The Prestige of being a published - or even Bestselling - AuthorInstant Authority in your FieldNew clients and customers on auto-pilot who will trust you a lot more, because you have already proven yourselfPassive 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 Bestseller!“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 IdeasUnderstanding Amazon’s Algorithm and how new readers can find youHow to optimize your meta data, including your book title to trigger Amazon’s algorithm to promote your book heavilyCategory and Keyword Research and how Bestseller ranking on Amazon worksHow to market your book during Launch Weekand much more….Are you ready to write and publish your first Bestseller?Then, scroll back up now and hit the BUY Button!

Why Authors Fail: 17 Mistakes Self Publishing Authors Make That Sabotage Their Success (And How To Fix Them)

Could A Hidden Mistake Be Sabotaging Your Self Publishing Success As An Author?Becoming a massively successful self-published author isn't easy. Even just one missing link in an otherwise perfect plan can kill your results. The easiest way to avoid these mistakes is to learn from those who have made the mistakes for you, found a way to overcome them, and can take you by the hand to show you the principles you need to follow to guarantee long-term success.Can Anyone Become A Successful Author?I was once a broke valet parker and struggling writer. Through years of study, experimentation, and a lot of mistakes, I eventually cracked the code to becoming a multiple #1 bestselling author. My own experience combined with coaching students from all over the world has revealed the hidden mistakes most authors don't even realize they're making. I hate seeing passionate authors missing out on their chance for success simply because no one took the time to share these insights. I wanted to write the book I wish I had when I first started my journey of self-publishing that would have saved me endless headaches and frustration. What All Authors Must Know This is not strictly a book on marketing strategies, how to write a better book, or a technical guide to self-publishing. Instead, this book gives you what you really need to succeed - the real world principles all successful authors follow. Inside you'll discover...• Why struggling authors sabotage any chance of success before they write a single word… and how to virtually guarantee you’ll have a bestselling book, before you even begin.• Why struggling authors spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars publishing their dream book, only to find it gets lost among all the other self-published “wannabe” books… and how you can make sure your book stands out from the competition.• Why struggling authors can have the best written book on a topic... but still fail to make it a best selling book. • Why struggling authors often never get their book or series finished… and how you hack your motivation and creative inspiration to get your book done fast.• Why struggling authors’ creativity can be what leads to their failure… and how you can combine one simple thing with creativity to give you an edge no one else has.• Why struggling self publishing authors turn off potential readers before they’ve even had a chance to read their book… and how you can utilize simple psychological tactics that practically force browsers to purchase your book. • Why struggling authors can’t create a long-term business… and how you can set things up from the start to ensure you’re thriving off of book sales for years to come.You can either unknowingly make these mistakes and wonder why you're not seeing the results you want as an author, or you can learn from a #1 best selling author and publishing coach saving yourself countless hours and headaches. After getting your copy of "Why Authors Fail," you'll never again have to worry you don't know what it takes to become the successful author you were meant to be. “If failure is not on your author's checklist then this book is a must read! A powerful, business-saving wealth of knowledge for the serious, result driven author. Derek cuts to the chase and gives you the real meat to help you avoid errors across the board, take your work to the next level and ultimately reach your success goals." - Vivian Jokotade of Jokotade.comAbout The AuthorDerek Doepker is a multiple #1 bestselling author and self publishing coach. He has assisted over 1,300 students from all over the world on self publishing, marketing, and book creation. He loves helping those who are passionate about impacting the world with their writing.

Mastering Book Hooks for Authors: How to Capture Reader Attention and Book Sales in 30 Words or Less

Authors, what if one sentence is all it takes to grab a reader’s interest?Would you want to know the secret? Of course, every author desires to sell more books. That's the power of a hook. And, it just worked on you.Updated and revised for 2020! A book hook is a statement or question designed to generate immediate curiosity and entice readers to want more.Why is a hook important? Language is the power of the book sale. As an author, you don’t sell books to machines. You sell books to human beings. A book hook uses powerful language that naturally piques a person’s interest.Book marketing expert, Rob Eagar, has coached over 450 authors and worked with several New York Times bestsellers. In this concise guide, he skillfully explains:•How to create a book hook•The difference between fiction and non-fiction hooks•Where to use a book hook to maximize salesMastering Book Hooks for Authors will teach you how to create attention-grabbing language for your book, regardless of the genre. Capture more reader interest for free by using the power of a hook.Also includes free access to “The Ultimate Book Marketing Plan Template for Authors” by Rob Eagar that takes the guesswork out of launching your new book.Do you have every book in The Author's Guide Series from Rob Eagar? It's the most comprehensive collection of marketing instruction for writers. Other books include:The Author's Guide to Email MarketingThe Author's Guide to Marketing Books on AmazonThe Author's Guide to Write Text That Sells Books

Writing for Adventure Authors: Turn Your Travel Journal into an Amazing First Draft (Adventure Author Series Book 1)

Have you ever dreamt of being an Adventure Author?Do you have a travel journal sat unloved on your shelf at home that's bursting with wondrous memories?Do you have an inspirational story to tell but you just aren't sure how to get it out there?The Adventure Author Book Series will take you step-by-step through the process of bringing your travel journal to life. Using knowledge gained from his own successes and mistakes in the Self-Publishing world, Jon Doolan will take you on a journey from blank page to completed Adventure Book in under 90 days.Book 1 in the series, 'Writing for Adventure Authors', will take you from a scrappy old journal to a finished first draft.Book 2, 'Self-Publishing for Adventure Authors', will show you how to bring it to the next level with Editing, Cover Design and Formatting.Book 3, 'Book Marketing for Adventure Authors', will help you publish your book and give you the skills you need to market the book to make it a success.Follow your dream and become a successful Adventure Author.

H.P. Lovecraft - The Haunter of the Dark

"The Haunter of the Dark" is a horror short story by American author H.P. Lovecraft, written between 5-9 November 1935 and published in the December 1936 edition of Weird Tales. It was the last-written of the author's known works, and is part of the Cthulhu Mythos. The epigraph to the story is the second stanza of Lovecraft's 1917 poem "Nemesis".In Providence, Rhode Island, Robert Blake, a young writer with an interest in the occult, becomes fascinated by a large disused church on Federal Hill which he can see from his lodgings on the city's Upper East side. His researches reveal that the church has a sinister history involving a cult called the Church of Starry Wisdom and is dreaded by the local migrant inhabitants as being haunted by a primeval evil...Famous works of the author Howard Phillips Lovecraft: At the Mountains of Madness, The Dreams in the Witch House, The Horror at Red Hook, The Shadow Out of Time, The Shadows over Innsmouth, The Alchemist, Reanimator, Ex Oblivione, Azathoth, The Call of Cthulhu, The Cats of Ulthar, The Festival, The Silver Key, The Other Gods, The Outsider, The Temple, The Picture in the House, The Shunned House, The Terrible Old Man, The Tomb, Dagon, What the Moon Brings.

5 Things Every First-Time Author Needs to Know: How to Publish a Book and Build Your Platform

A Blueprint for Becoming a Bestselling AuthorThis straight-talking how-to guide for authors explains how to reach more readers, make more money, and avoid the costly mistakes that most new (and seasoned) authors make when they publish a book. It's written specifically for new and aspiring non-fiction authors who want to leverage a book to build their platform, practice, and/or business and can be read in under an hour.Professional publishing coach and #1 bestselling author Geoff Affleck offers five insights for first-time non-fiction authors.You will learn how to:Decide on the topic that will attract the most readersBuild your email list by leveraging your bookCreate your book so it sells itselfPublish your first bookBuild a profitable business from your bookYou'll learn five ways to build your audience while you’re writing your book and the seven factors that you can control that will make your book successful:Craft a Catchy TitleCreate an Eye Candy CoverYour Book Description Is a Sales PageDo Your Keywords ResearchGet Your First 10 ReviewsChoose Your Categories CarefullySet Your Price StrategicallyDownload this quick and practical eBook today and take the next step to becoming a successful bestselling author.Publishing and marketing a book has a lot of moving parts that are unfamiliar to most authors—and that's where costly mistakes are made. Just reading the section on navigating Amazon's cavernous category system will make reading it worthwhile!Avoid the pitfalls that most new authors make and set your book up for the success you deserve. Download your copy today.

Nail Your Novel Instant Fix: 100 tips for fascinating characters

Troubleshooting your fictional characters? Inventing a new person for your novel? This on-the-go checklist will help you hit the ground running. More than 100 master tips from an expert editor, fiction ghostwriter and writing coach whose sales exceed 4 million copies. 'Nail Your Novel is like a personal session with a writing mentor.'What makes a reader fall in love with your book? Whether you write a story-based genre or literary fiction, it’s the characters. So how do you create fictional people who’ll keep readers hooked? How do you make them plausible, chilling, imperfect, lovable, intriguing, tormented or misunderstood? What if their lives are totally unlike your own? How do you write the opposite sex, historical characters, enigmatic characters who give little away? Villains? This book is a super-zipped digest of tips for creating irresistible characters, extracted from the tutorials in Writing Characters to Keep Readers Captivated (Nail Your Novel 2). Use them as a handy checklist to create and deepen your fictional people, a guide for self-editing, or a prompt for discussion in your writing group.

How to Write a Memoir - procrastination to print made simple

'Motivating and concise. After struggling for years to get my book written, this was exactly what I needed.' - Wendy D'SilvaHave you ever thought about writing a memoir? With easy-to-understand instruction and a pragmatic approach, this ebook shows you how to stop procrastinating and complete your manuscript, giving insight into the art of good writing as you progress from a bestselling self-taught author. Please note: It is not intended to be a comprehensive grammar, punctuation or stylistic guide.

The Three Pillar Author: A Manifesto For A Successful Writer's Life (Authors Guild Books)

Every author’s life looks different.Yet, even with infinite differences, there are three elements that are common to every author.These three elements are:Writing CraftAuthor MindsetCreative LivingThese are the Three Pillars of the author life.All writers live within an interplay of these pillars to some degree, regardless of whether we’re conscious of it. But what happens when we are aware of this interplay? What happens when we live and work to embrace and expand these areas and the way they interact with deliberate practice? Our writing improves, our lives improve.This manifesto explores each pillar of the author life, examining what each means, and how we can embrace and then strengthen each area. We examine how we can consciously synchronize our pillars to build and maintain healthy and successful author lives. Are you ready to be the best author you can be and live your best life while you’re doing it?Get The Three Pillar Author now.

Celebrate the Classics: Why You Can and Should Read the Great Books (Xist Classics)

Celebrate the Classics is a short look at what makes a great book, why we should read classic literature, and how to go about reading and celebrating these book. Whether you’re a teacher hoping to inspire students to love the classics or simply a curious mind looking to understand the great literature that has shaped the foundations of our society, this book will give you concrete tips for reading and enjoying classic literature. This free guide has been made available to help people discover a love of reading classic books.

Learn Amazon Ads: Use AMS to Find More Readers and Sell More Books

Want to learn how to use Amazon ads to find readers and sell more books?There are plenty of advertising options for savvy authors who want to build their publishing careers. Amazon Marketing Services ads might have the most potential. They enable authors to reach readers looking to buy books on the world's biggest online retailer. And, unlike other platforms, those readers are already looking to buy and can do so with just one click.This book, written by two leaders in the field of book marketing, sets out precisely how Amazon ads can work for you.Also includes a free instructional video masterclass from the founder of the Self Publishing Formula.