In today's episode guest co-host and high performance coach Nina Amir gives nonfiction writers some key tips on getting their books to market.
Show Notes & Links:
Questions to ask yourself to make sure your book idea addresses a real need.
-Steps to take before turning your idea into a book.
-How a book can help you develop expertise and credibility.
-Why nonfiction writers need a blog and why a website without a blog is like just a brochure in cyberspace.
-Sign up for Nina's email list (highly recommend) at ninaamir.com
-Nina's high performance coaching site for writers: http://ninaamir.com/high-performance-writer-group-coaching/
-Sign up for your free coaching session here: http://ninaamir.com/high-performance-coaching/
In this episode, Chris and Becca discuss how to overcome the challenge to write faster and produce more good books--no matter who you are. Becca answers questions about her successful online class, Write Better Faster and how authors can stamp out "attention residue" to get more words on the page.
Show Notes and Links:
-What stands in the way of authors being able to write more books?
-Why "writing faster" is a relative term but is possible for everyone.
-Why it's so important to Write First.
-How to overcome the attention residue that constricts our maximum productivity.
-What authors can do to avoid getting caught in the Loop of Distraction.
Be sure and go to cksyme.com/episode42 to continue the conversation. See you there!
In this Learning Lab episode, Chris and Becca host Honoree Corder and Brian Meeks as they discuss why getting a grip on data will equate into more money in your pocket. The lab is about an hour long.
Links & Show Notes:
-What is ROI and why do authors need to understand it?
-Why being afraid of the unknown will keep you from making more money.
-How data can help you sell more books.
-Why feeling overwhelmed by data is often the first step to learning.
-Why a $20 book promotion is more expensive than a $1000 Book Bub ad in terms of return value.
-How to figure out if your ad is cost effective.
-Why having the right mindset will help you sell more books.
-How better book descriptions can make you more money.
-Get your copy of The Prosperous Writer’s Guide to Making More Money here.
-Get in on the Kindle Countdown Deal for Chris’ book SMART Social Media For Authors here.
-Four copywriting book recommendations:
Three Facebook groups you should join to get answers about your book marketing: