How I wrote, self-published, and sold my book

STEP 1: MAKING THE DECISION ​

STEP 2: OUTLINING THE BOOK

STEP 3: WRITING THE BOOK

  • Main Point
  • Supporting Story
  • Lessons to take away/ Ways to implement

STEP 4: BUILDING MY TEAM

STEP 5: BOOK PUBLISHING CHECKLIST

1st Draft
2nd Draft
Final Cover

STEP 6: BRANDING THE BOOK

STEP 7: PRE-ORDER CAMPAIGN ​

  1. 30% of your pre-order funds goes to publishizer. Don’t let this scare you because they are very supportive. I worked with a team member every step of the way. They handle the hosting, email collection, tracking etc. I think it is totally worth the 30% fee. And HELLO the fee is only taken out if you sold books so thats a win win for both you and Publishizer.
  2. Although Publishizer has the platform and those who are familiar with it will come on and pre-order interesting books, you have to tap into your network and audience to get them to spread the word and pre-order your book. ​

STEP 8: MARKETING YOUR BOOK

  • Link to the book campaign
  • Price of the order
  • When the campaign was ending

STEP 9: GETTING THE BOOK ON AMAZON

THAT’S HOW I DID IT

EXTRAS

  • Why I wanted him to write the foreword
  • Details about the book
  • Deadline for the foreword

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