Top Ten Ways to Write a Book That Sells
Is there a book inside of you? Yes? Then why don't you write it? Or, if you've already written a book, wouldn't you like to sell more? So many of you have a great idea for a book, even a dynamite title, but much more is needed to write a book that sells. Here's the top ten ways to write a book that sells:
1.†Write what's interesting to you and what will still interest you in two plus years. You can maintain all of the parts to writing a book much better if you know a little and want to know more about your subject.
Remember that women buy 78 percent of all trade books. Is your subject narrow enough?
9.†Put your book into your readers' hands. Think first, "What's the purpose of my book?" Think about your audience and your fame. Will they really go the bookstore looking for your book? Since distributors often go broke, think about distributing your book yourself. Today it is easy with the number one way to promote--Online. And, it's free with a short learning curve. Ask your book or Internet marketing coach.
10.†Make things happen. Even if you are one of the chosen 1-2% an agent or publisher accepts, if you are an unknown, they will provide little marketing. After a book tour and placing your book on the bookstore shelves for three months, you'll have to pick up the talon and lead your own marketing efforts.
So start early and take a teleclass or read a book on how a non-techie can sell a book Online through free articles and other free, easy ways.
Judy Cullins, 20-year book and Internet Marketing Coach, Author of 10 eBooks including "Write your eBook Fast," and "How to Market your Business on the Internet," she offers free help through her 2 monthly ezines, The Book Coach Says...and Business Tip of the Month at http://www.bookcoaching.com/opt-in.shtml and over 140 free articles. Email her at mailto:Judy@bookcoaching.com
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