Self-Publishing Secrets Revealed with Chandler Bolt

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If writing a book has been on your bucket list for a while, whilst you have a little bit of extra time on your hands, now is definitely the time to get stuck into the process! Writing a book can open up so many amazing opportunities and can be a great way to not only recession-proof your business, but will allow you to stand out from the crowd, regardless of your industry.

In this episode, I invite Chandler Bolt, CEO of Self-Publishing School onto the show to discuss all things books, the benefits of writing them for your personal brand and the secrets of self-publishing. Tune in to find out how you can get started with writing your first or next book with the help of these tips!

Essential Learning Points From This Episode

  • It’s 100% doable to build a business based around your book
  • Books will recession-proof your business, regardless of your industry
  • Mind maps are a great way to braindump all of your ideas for the book which you can then expand on and start outlining the chapters
  • 70% of books sold are purchased on Amazon, which makes it a lot easier to self-publish and still get your book seen by tens of thousands of people online
  • The difference between having a cover that looks good and a cover that will convert
  • One vital rule to follow is to not edit whilst you’re writing, always edit after!

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