How i sold 250 books in 125 days

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Marketing your book with online tools and speaking is key to selling your books from the "back of the room". Author, Speaker & Consultant J.R. Atkins MBA tells his story of how he sold 250 books in …

Marketing your book with online tools and speaking is key to selling your books from the "back of the room". Author, Speaker & Consultant J.R. Atkins MBA tells his story of how he sold 250 books in 125 days.

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  • 1. How I Sold 250Books in 125 Days J.R. Atkins, MBA Author, Speaker & ConsultantOn Social Media, Mobile Apps, Sales & Marketing
  • 2. Plant a Few Seeds  To get reviews written  So you get invited to speak  To get hired for projects  To make create momentum
  • 3. Amazon  An Amazon listing give your credibility  It’s easier to buy from Amazon for some  eBook listing  You get an Author Page  Promotional Purposes  Search Engine Optimization  Unexpected Orders
  • 4. Back of the Room Sales  Your talk relates to your book  Mention the book in the talk  Hold one of your books  Table for book sales (good location)  Easy Payment (Cards, Cash and Checks)  Someone to take payments  A place to sit and sign
  • 5. Where to Speak - Free  Clubs  Associations  Libraries  Chambers  Meet Ups  Churches  Schools
  • 6. Where to Speak - Paid  Conventions  Business Meetings  Associations  Non-Profits  Ask “what’s your budget for this”  Get someone else to ask for you
  • 7. What to Talk About  Be interesting to many  Educational  Informative  Entertaining  Inspiring  Get help  Toastmaster  National Speakers Associations  Hire a speech coach  Get a mentor
  • 8. Marketing You & Your Book(s)  Business Cards  Website  Email Marketing  Social Media  LinkedIn  Facebook  Twitter  Blog  Video  Others
  • 9. Thank you for attending:How I Sold 250 Books in 125 Days What do I do?  Complementary Workshop For 25+  Executive Briefings & Lunches  Consulting: Sales, Social Media & Marketing Contact Information:  JRatkins@SomethingDifferentCompanies.com  214-707-1705 eBook on Amazon  www.SomethingDifferentCompanies.com