we help you discover smarter
ways to think, grow, and live.
This presentation consists of 10 highlights
from the interview with Moe Abdou,
founder & host of 33voices®.
Tim Grahl
Tim Grahl is the president of Out:think, a firm that
helps authors and writers create their platform,
connect wi...
1

As a content creator,

building an organic email list is the best way

to communicate with your audience.

make it your...
1

As a content creator,

building an organic email list is the best way

to communicate with your audience.

make it your...
2

You are the brand and the brand is you.
don’t separate the marketing from the person, you.
3

All marketing starts with making a connection.

make it sincere, relevant and everlasting.
4

The entrepreneurial author builds a platform that includes

these three layers:
4

The entrepreneurial author builds a platform that includes

these three layers:
Permission -

Communicate in a manner t...
4

The entrepreneurial author builds a platform that includes

these three layers:
content -

Share freely and widely to d...
4

The entrepreneurial author builds a platform that includes

these three layers:
outreach -

Build something that has an...
5

The more content you share,

the more books you’ll sell.

Just remember it’s more about quality and relevance

than it ...
6

Opt not to use social media to mass communicate.
use it as a medium to connect one-on-one with your readers instead.
7

If you don’t ask your reader to buy your book,

they won’t.
as long as you’re adding more value than you’re receiving,
...
8

Make it a priority to be relentlessly helpful to your reader,

and the bestseller accolades might follow;

never the ot...
9

When choosing your book title,
throw out your feelings and opt for testing relevant data instead.
10

Your tribe consists of:
10

Your tribe consists of:

You the leader
10

Your tribe consists of:

Your Readers your members
10

Your tribe consists of:

Your big idea your why
10

Your tribe consists of:

(learn more)

http://outthinkgroup.com/tips/authors-and-self-promotion
REALLY REFLECT
Can you articulate specifically how
your content will improve the lives
of your reader?
Connect WITH US!
Tell us what you think
Chase@33voices.com
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Tim Grahl is the president of Out:think, a firm that helps authors and writers create their platform, connect with readers and sell more books. He works with top best selling authors such as Daniel Pink, Chip and Dan Heath, Hugh Howey, Dan Ariely and even Pamela Slim. This spring he had five clients on the New York Times best seller list at the same time.

Tim's book, "Your First 1000 Copies: The Step-by-Step Guide to Marketing Your Book" is the definitive guide on how authors can build their online platform. At Body of Work LIVE, Tim will share what he has learned working with the some of the most creative people in the world on what it means to share your work and touch people's lives.

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10 Insights from Your First 1000 Copies, with Tim Grahl

  1. 1. we help you discover smarter ways to think, grow, and live.
  2. 2. This presentation consists of 10 highlights from the interview with Moe Abdou, founder & host of 33voices®.
  3. 3. Tim Grahl Tim Grahl is the president of Out:think, a firm that helps authors and writers create their platform, connect with readers and sell more books. He works with top best selling authors such as Daniel Pink, Chip and Dan Heath, Hugh Howey, Dan Ariely and even Pamela Slim. This spring he had five clients on the New York Times best seller list at the same time. Tim’s book, “Your First 1000 Copies: The Stepby-Step Guide to Marketing Your Book” is the definitive guide on how authors can build their online platform. At Body of Work LIVE, Tim will share what he has learned working with the some of the most creative people in the world on what it means to share your work and touch people’s lives. @TimGrahl
  4. 4. 1 As a content creator, building an organic email list is the best way to communicate with your audience. make it your highest priority.
  5. 5. 1 As a content creator, building an organic email list is the best way to communicate with your audience. make it your highest priority.
  6. 6. 2 You are the brand and the brand is you. don’t separate the marketing from the person, you.
  7. 7. 3 All marketing starts with making a connection. make it sincere, relevant and everlasting.
  8. 8. 4 The entrepreneurial author builds a platform that includes these three layers:
  9. 9. 4 The entrepreneurial author builds a platform that includes these three layers: Permission - Communicate in a manner that drives action
  10. 10. 4 The entrepreneurial author builds a platform that includes these three layers: content - Share freely and widely to demonstrate your value
  11. 11. 4 The entrepreneurial author builds a platform that includes these three layers: outreach - Build something that has an enduring value
  12. 12. 5 The more content you share, the more books you’ll sell. Just remember it’s more about quality and relevance than it is about frequency.
  13. 13. 6 Opt not to use social media to mass communicate. use it as a medium to connect one-on-one with your readers instead.
  14. 14. 7 If you don’t ask your reader to buy your book, they won’t. as long as you’re adding more value than you’re receiving, making selling a habit.
  15. 15. 8 Make it a priority to be relentlessly helpful to your reader, and the bestseller accolades might follow; never the other way around.
  16. 16. 9 When choosing your book title, throw out your feelings and opt for testing relevant data instead.
  17. 17. 10 Your tribe consists of:
  18. 18. 10 Your tribe consists of: You the leader
  19. 19. 10 Your tribe consists of: Your Readers your members
  20. 20. 10 Your tribe consists of: Your big idea your why
  21. 21. 10 Your tribe consists of: (learn more) http://outthinkgroup.com/tips/authors-and-self-promotion
  22. 22. REALLY REFLECT Can you articulate specifically how your content will improve the lives of your reader?
  23. 23. Connect WITH US! Tell us what you think Chase@33voices.com
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