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SPQ 077: What is the Minimalist Marketing Plan for Selling Books?

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William is just getting started with Kindle ebook publishing. He asks about how to research a topic when it's an area where he doesn't have a lot of personal experience. In this episode, Steve covers three strategies for creating a compelling book—even if you aren't familiar with the topic.

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SPQ 077: What is the Minimalist Marketing Plan for Selling Books?

  1. How Do You Research and Write a Book on an Unfamiliar Topic? Episode 71 of the Self-PublishingSelf-Publishing QuestionsQuestions Podcast Writing aboutWriting about Unfamiliar TopicsUnfamiliar Topics
  2. Question:Question: Once you’ve come up with a niche/topic, how do you actually research and compile the info for the book, especially if it’s not a topic you have a lot of experience with?
  3. Write books on topics you're passionate about. TAKEAW AYS K ey
  4. Remember there is a reader with a problem on the other side. TAKEAW AYS K ey
  5. Use your personal experience and stories from people you know. TAKEAW AYS K ey
  6. Include data, studies, website, apps, tools, or software that can enrich the reading experience and help readers solve a problem. TAKEAW AYS K ey
  7. Pinpoint a specific market and drill down so you continue to learn and evolve. TAKEAW AYS K ey
  8. You shouldn’t write a book if you don’t have a lot of interest in the topic. TAKEAW AYS K ey
  9. Find a topic you have some curiosity about. TAKEAW AYS K ey
  10. Read as much as you can about the subject; then go out and actually do what you have been reading about. TAKEAW AYS K ey
  11. You can also create books by compiling information from other people and acting as the editor. Example: Austin Netzley TAKEAW AYS K ey
  12. Focus on one niche to learn more about the topic & to give you the experience you need to write more books. TAKEAW AYS K ey
  13. BiggestBiggest Takeaway:Takeaway: Don’t regurgitate what is already out there. Do your best to fill a gap in the market by providing new information.
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