If you have ever considered writing a book for printed publication, then you must listen to this episode.
Somewhere, in the far recesses of your mind, you may have contemplated writing a book. I know I have.
There is something special about being a published author. Being a published author can help you instantly gain credibility in your space and opens up new opportunities that extend far beyond the reach of your current online efforts.
And while you may have felt that author itch, be warned – it may not be the right pursuit for everyone, even for those who make a living writing online.
We are joined in this episode by New York Times best-selling author, Chris Brogan. Chris has written numerous books, including Trust Agents, one of the most influential books about online marketing.
Chris shares his witty insight into why you should not write a book as well as what it really takes to get published.
In this 37-minute episode, Sean Jackson and Jessica Frick interview Chris Brogan and answer some of the most common questions about publishing, including …
- Why you should, or should not, publish a book
- What publishers really look for in selecting an author
- Why the real money in publishing is not publishing a book
- The #1 rule you must follow to successfully write a book
- Finally, our question for the week – What are the biggest mistakes online entrepreneurs make?
The Show Notes
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