Ep 050: How to create the discipline to become an author in 2018? with Jyotsna Ramachandran

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Wow – we’ve hit 50 episodes! Thank you to all of you who have supported us and tuned in to Season 1 of the Happy Self Publishing Show. Our founder Jyotsna Ramachandran wraps up the first season of our show (and 2017!) with her tactics for creating the discipline necessary to write your book once and for all. If you’ve been struggling with procrastination this year and hope to finally finish writing your manuscript in the New Year, tune in to hear about Jyotsna’s tried and true strategies to kick off 2018 with a bang. Happy holidays from the entire Happy Self Publishing team and see you next year!

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Ep 049: Ajit Nawalkha: How do you prepare yourself mentally before starting to write your book?

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Did you know? Only 3% of those who are hoping to write a book actually manage to finish it. For episode 49 of the Happy Self Publishing show, we sat down with Ajit Nawalkha, co-founder of Mind Valley, founder of EverCoach, business coach and author of the Book of Coaching to find out how he wrote his book in just 8 (yes, you read that right!) days. Ajit shares how he switched his mindset from an entrepreneur to an author’s viewpoint and how aspiring authors can train themselves to achieve their highest productivity levels ever.

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Ep 048: Julie Broad: How to sell 1000 books with $100?

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Julie Broad left her successful career in the real estate world after becoming an overall Amazon bestselling author – not just in one category! She went on to win an international book award and receive the Beverly Hills book award for best sales book. Through her new venture Book Launchers, Julie helps authors sell their book, boost their brand and gain overall credibility. Join us for Episode 48 of the Happy Self Publishing show, where she explains how you can sell 1000 copies of your book by spending just 100 dollars.

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Ep 047: Joshua Lisec: How to re-purpose content you’ve already written into a book?

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For episode 47 of the Happy Self Publishing show, we sat down with Joshua Lisec – bestselling international ghostwriter, content marketer and president of Entrepreneur’s Wordsmith LLC. Joshua uses his marketing and copywriting superpowers to help clients create influence and has ghostwritten over 20 books so far, as well as original copy across 50+ countries. He shared his invaluable insights for how business owners, influencers and bloggers can repurpose the content they’ve already spent time and energy creating into a successful book, instead of starting the book-writing process from scratch!

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Ep 046: Ali Katz: How can self published authors get their books traditionally published?

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As the bestselling author of Hot Mess to Mindful Mom and the recently launched Get The Most Out Of Motherhood, Ali Katz is a rarity in today’s self publishing sphere in that she has also gone the opposite route and had her books traditionally published. In a space where many authors are either on one side or the other of the fence, Ali joins us to explain the pros and cons of both self publishing and traditional publishing and how you can get your self published book picked up by traditional publishers.

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Ep 045: Debbie Drum: How can authors get more reviews for their book on Amazon?

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As the bestselling author of over 5 books and an absolute Internet marketing rockstar, Debbie Drum is also the creator of several online products – including one that helps your book get reviews on Amazon. She stopped by the Happy Self Publishing Show to share how authors can get more reviews for their book on Amazon, and why the number of reviews you receive is increasingly important in a world that relies heavily on social proof.

Get more reviews for your book using Debbie’s software HERE.

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Ep 044: Sudhir Khollam: How to run a successful pre-order campaign for your book?

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As the author of Money Lessons From Mother Nature and the founder of Success Habits Academy, our client and friend Sudhir Khollam is passionate about teaching and holding entrepreneurs accountable. We were inspired by his recent pre-order book campaign, which saw him sell 250 copies of his book before it was even published! Tune in as he shares how to start selling and marketing your book before it’s even created and how to leverage the power of your inner circle to launch your own successful pre-order campaign.

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Ep 043: How to convert your book into an online course? with Grant Weherley

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As the founder of MonetizeMyExpertise.com, Grant Weherley works with experts across various industries to help them build and launch online courses to scale their businesses. As we’ve seen via many of our clients’ experiences, the process of creating an online course from your book can overwhelming to say the least. Join us as Grant explains how authors can easily convert their book’s content into a teachable format and help them reach a wider audience via an online course.

Schedule a call with Grant HERE to discuss your online course.

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Ep 042: How can authors build their email list to market their book? with Meera Kothand

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Writing a book is one thing, but marketing it is a whole other ball game! To help lift your marketing efforts off the ground, we asked bestselling author of the One Hour Content Plan and email marketing specialist Meera Kothand to stop by the show and share her invaluable insights. Meera’s book hit the bestseller chart after just a few days thanks to the power of her e-mail list. She shares how delivering value and creating trust with your followers can ultimately grow your business and multiply your book sales in the long run.

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Ep 041: How can authors effectively use their website to sell their services? with Tsavo Neal

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For episode 41 of the Happy Self Publishing show, we sat down of Tsavo Neal – a digital specialist who helps businesses and consultants position themselves as authorities in their industries and gain new clients.  Thanks to Tsavo’s expertise, a number of authors, consultants and coaches have been able to get the most out of their website and market their services effectively. Join us as Tsavo explains how self published authors can use their site and book in conjunction with one another to lead clients up their product ladder and offer them their highest paid services.

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