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Earn a Full-time Income as an Author

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If you want to take your passion for writing and turn it into a career that will actually support you and your family, or maybe just give you a little extra income to invest on your financial future, then you are in the right place!

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Earn a Full-time Income as an Author

  1. 1. EARN a full-time INCOME as an AUTHOR
  2. 2. ü Learn the key factors that affect your earnings ü Learn the factors that YOU can control ü Learn to overcome the obstacles to build your career ü Learn how TCK Publishing can help you earn a full-time income as an author
  3. 3. Let’s books! SELL why do readers BUY books?
  4. 4. ? Why do readers ACTUALLY buy books? à¨àFICTION NON FICTION ... as a solution to their personal problems ... as entertainment ... to learn more ... as entertainment ... can relate to the characters ... can relate to the setting
  5. 5. ? Why do readers ACTUALLY buy books? à¨àFICTION NON FICTION emotional decision emotional decision
  6. 6. emotionBooks that stimulate emotion sell well.
  7. 7. à Book title Book titles must have good recall. Memorable. Repeatable. Searchable. à Cover art Create the RIGHT COMBINATION of FACTORS Creates emotional connection.
  8. 8. à Book description à Market research Create the RIGHT COMBINATION of FACTORS Provides the right information. Identify your target readers and what they want.
  9. 9. Create the RIGHT COMBINATION of FACTORS à Distribution Where are your books sold? 80/20 RULE 80% of book sales are online à Quality of Writing The content of the book is a factor that only you, the author, can control.
  10. 10. Create the RIGHT COMBINATION of FACTORS à Editing A few mistakes will make for a bad reading experience. à MarketingWhat marketing activities do you love to do? If you love speaking and interviews, then you should focus on getting on podcast shows, interviews, or public speaking gigs.
  11. 11. Create the RIGHT COMBINATION of FACTORS à Promotion Promotion and Marketing are not the same. Promotions create a short-term boost in sales (e.g. Book Launch). A well implemented Marketing campaign provides a long-term boost in sales.
  12. 12. à Book series Create the RIGHT COMBINATION of FACTORS Data has shown that fiction authors who write book series rather than standalone novels earn twice as much per book.
  13. 13. Create the RIGHT COMBINATION of FACTORS à How many books you publish You can dramatically increase your earnings by building a fan base of repeat customers who continue to buy book after book from you.
  14. 14. Create the RIGHT COMBINATION of FACTORS à Market size Make sure you understand how big your market is and how much potential there is before you commit years of work and effort into a market where meeting your financial goals is almost impossible.
  15. 15. Create the RIGHT COMBINATION of FACTORS à Word/Page Count The length of your books has a huge impact on how much you’ll earn as an author. If your book is more than 500 pages long, it is too long.
  16. 16. Create the RIGHT COMBINATION of FACTORS à Kindle unlimited A lot of authors don’t like Kindle Unlimited because it prevents you from distributing your books with other online retailers, but if you compare romance novel authors that are enrolled in Kindle Unlimited to those who are not, you will find that they are earning 2.5 times more per title.
  17. 17. à Pricing Create the RIGHT COMBINATION of FACTORS If you model the pricing strategies of successful authors and publishers in your niche or genre, you will be more likely to achieve success.
  18. 18. à Book reviews Create the RIGHT COMBINATION of FACTORS You can’t control if a particular reader likes your book or leaves a review for your book, but you can control the quality of your writing and the quality of your marketing, both of which will greatly influence your book reviews.
  19. 19. All these factors have to come together, to set YOUR book apart from everyone else’s.
  20. 20. And that is how you earn a full-time income as an author! Want to Learn All 16 Steps to Increasing Your Earnings as an Author? PUBLISHING.COM Click here to get a FREE Full Report!

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