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Make Money Reading Books

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Ever dreamed of a life where you could get paid for spending your time reading books? Surprise! I’m about to help you learn how to do just that. In 7 simple steps, you can create a passive income stream that pays you for all the hard work you’ve done reading your favorite books.Read More »Make Money Reading Books

15 Things You Need to Know Before You Decide to Self-Publish

best-sellerI specialize in helping people self-publish. I’ve self-published more than a few of my own titles, and I’ve helped more than a half-dozen people self-publish theirs. It’s hard work, it’s a lot of work, and there are a lot of working parts that go into it. Tiny details that most people would neither think of nor look at. That’s why I’m writing this post.Read More »15 Things You Need to Know Before You Decide to Self-Publish

Testing Stage 5: Market Feedback

Getting Market FeedbackYou’ve gone out there and collected data. You’ve done some research. You’ve thought through what you’re going to offer that will make your book different from all the competition you face. And you know who the people are that need that book. It’s time to put all this theory into action for the last and most daunting test: Market Feedback.Read More »Testing Stage 5: Market Feedback

The Real Reasons Authors & Artists Starve

Why Authors & Artists StarveI am about to give you a lot of hard truths, ugly truths, truths that you might not want to hear but that you need to hear if you’re going to change your life and accomplish your mission of bringing your work to the world. It’s also the truth you need to hear if you ever want to actually make enough money off your work that you can build a life, not just settle for a living or for paying back the costs of what it took you to produce the work in the first place. I’m going to tell you the real reasons that authors & artists starve. Then I’m going to tell you what you can do about that.Read More »The Real Reasons Authors & Artists Starve

Crowdfunding a Dream: Evaluating Progress

Crowdfunding TipsI was looking over the progress the campaign has made last night and thinking up strategies to help us plan a path forward that will help make it more successful, because writers don’t quit, when I decided to look at the numbers and see what I could learn from them. The results tell me a lot about what’s really happening with the campaign, and where there’s room for improvement.Read More »Crowdfunding a Dream: Evaluating Progress