8 Habits You Need To Break To Achieve Your Highest Ever Productivity Levels

Writer’s block and procrastination are two of the chief nuisances we hear about in our clients’ lives on a regular basis. From hitting a creative wall and being seemingly unable to move forward from it or relentlessly avoiding deadlines, these two grievances are easily the greatest obstacles that most authors face. We’ve all been there at some point or another, and have paid close attention to what works and what hasn’t while trying to get ourselves out of the unproductive mess we’ve found ourselves in.

Luckily, there are a couple of habits you can avoid in order to make the writing process easier for yourself – even if you’re predisposed to avoiding any and all forms of project commitment like the plague. Read More

Ep 013: Kathryn Jones: How to create a valuable team to support your book’s launch?

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Join us as we sit down with marketing guru Kathryn Jones to discuss how authors can build a valuable launch team to propel their book’s sales immediately after its release. As the bestselling author of Automate Your Routines, Guarantee Your Results, Kathryn employed her savvy marketing know-how to attract over 560 people to her first book’s launch team in April 2016. Their reviews and support enabled her book to hit Amazon’s bestseller list and drew significant attention to her business, Automate Academy. In our latest episode, Kathryn shares how to change your pitching perspective, cater to your audience’s interests and employ simple marketing tactics to ultimately build an actionable book launch team.
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Ep 012: Jaya Ramachandran: When there are so many books written by experts, who will read my book?

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In episode 12 of our podcast, we sat down with Jaya Ramachandran to discuss how authors can overcome self-doubt and stop comparing themselves to experts within their niche. As the bestselling author of Bounce Back With Power, Jaya Ramachandran quit her 9 to 5 job and has since become a serial entrepreneur in the self-development and coaching space. She highlights the importance of finding your authentic voice as an author, connecting with your audience and sharing content from your own perspective in order to produce a book that ultimately stands out from the pack.
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Ep 011: Austin Netzley: If I have just $500 to market my book, can it still become an Amazon bestseller?

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In Episode 11, we sit down with author and marketer Austin Netzley to discuss how to stretch your book marketing efforts on a shoestring $500 budget. Austin is the founder of Epic Launch, one of the most celebrated book launch companies operating today. He has worked with authors Brian Tracy and Peter Woods and has helped launch hundreds of books, moving more than 1.5 million copies worldwide. He is also the author of Make Money, Live Wealthy – which was a bestseller in multiple categories on Amazon for over 100 days straight.
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Ep 010: Pia Edberg: How do you maintain your book sale consistently even months after the launch?

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In Episode 10, we sit down with Pia Edberg to discuss how to consistently maintain book sale figures even months after your launch. Pia is the bestselling author of The Cozy Life, which continues to sell thousands of copies both online and in its printed format to this day – despite being published 9 months ago! Join us as Pia shares her book marketing tips and strategies, including the use of Kindle Direct Publishing Promotions, social media hashtags, Amazon ads, giveaways and more.
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How To Successfully Convert Your Book Into An Online Course

With the online learning sector projected to generate over USD 100 billion in 2017, virtual education is in its prime. People feel a lot more comfortable spending money for educational purposes online than they once did, and this mindset shift has paved the way for 95% of American universities to start offering e-learning outlets, as well as for a variety of bloggers and professionals to begin adapting their content into online course format.

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Ep 009: Derek Doepker: How can I create an audiobook if I don’t have the budget to hire a narrator?

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In Episode 9, we sit down with Derek Doepker to discuss the ideal methods for authors to narrate their audiobooks on their own. Derek is the bestselling author of 10 books, a self publishing veteran and the founder of popular fitness blog ExcuseProof.com. His books are available in audio format and he has narrated nearly all of them himself. Join us as Derek highlights several DIY ways for authors to voice their own audiobooks, whether they’re hoping to save money or simply connect with their audience on a more personal level.
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Ep 008: Lise Cartwright: How does one become an author if they don’t have the time or skills to write?

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In Episode 8, we sit down with Lise Cartwright to discuss alternative options to becoming an author for those who don’t have the time or skills to write.  Lise quit her job five years ago to become a full-time freelance writer. Since then, she has authored and impressive 28 books – and plans to write 10 more in 2017 alone! She also runs Hustle & Groove, a consulting business that helps convert blogs into profitable side businesses. Join us as Lise explains the difference between being a writer and an author, presents the option of “speaking” your book and highlights the power that angel writing services can provide to those who simply aren’t gifted with the written word.
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Ep 007: Scott Allan: What’s the best way to get reviews for your book as soon as you launch it?

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Scott Allan is the author of half a dozen bestselling books, including the recently released Do It Scared. With his extensive experience in promoting his work, he shares some of the tips and tricks he’s learned over the years when it comes to launching a book. Tune in as Scott explains how he managed to receive over forty 5 star reviews within the first week of launching his new book, as well as how to effectively put together a valuable book launch team. You’ll gain firsthand knowledge about how to build buzz around your new book, the importance of building a relationship with your readers and the 1000 fan rule in order to garner your most reviews ever!
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Ep 006: Jagadhees Thirumoorthy: How to create the discipline to write a book in spite of having a full-time job?

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Writing a book is one of the most time consuming tasks an individual can take on. It requires time, patience and energy – all of which is made more difficult when we have a multitude of other commitments to keep to in life! In today’s episode, we sit down with Jagadhees Thirumoorthy to discuss how he created the discipline to write his book, Conquer Your Dreams, in spite of having a full-time job as a marine engineer.

Join us as we discuss the three questions we ask ourselves before forming habits, including What, How and Why. Jagadhees explains that habits can become second nature to us if they’re backed by a strong enough cause and deadline,  and highlights how his often lonely environment at sea helped him achieve his book writing goals.
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