Many people leave their book marketing until it’s too late, as mentioned in a recent blog post. They fail to build their community whilst they’re writing their book or put the systems into place to make marketing easy.
And others run out of steam during or after they publish. Then they wonder why they ever started writing their book in the first place.
I recently held the book launch party for my fourth book, The Mouse That Roars: A Shy Girl’s Guide To Living Courageously.
You could say that I’m a seasoned hand now it’s my fourth book, but I like to mix things up and do things differently each time.
At the time of writing this blog post, I was deep in planning for the event, so thought that sharing a short checklist of 10 things that you need to have in place for your successful book launch would be useful! Continue reading
What’s at the top of your ‘to do’ list?
This is the thing that you know you MUST do. It IS your priority and it IS non-negotiable.
I’ve talked to a few people recently who have ‘writing a book’ on their ‘to do’ list. But it’s not at the top.
It keeps slipping down the list and never becomes a priority.
Sure it’s important to bring in clients and to earn an income, but what if I told you that…
- Writing your book doesn’t have to be time consuming
- You have all the content you need already
- If you don’t do it, someone else will get in there first!
- If you don’t write your book, you’re leaving money on the table
What goes through your mind when you think about writing a book?
Do you believe that it’s easy or hard?
What do you consider the difference that having a published book might make (or not make) to your business?
I’d like to expose 5 myths about writing a book and what actually is fact rather than fiction!