Top Three Steps to Authoring a Best Selling Book
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Top Three Steps to Authoring a Best Selling Book

How does one become a Bestselling Author? Learn what to do before and after you publish your book.
4.4 (22 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
10,299 students enrolled
Last updated 3/2016
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Take their book and understand how to leverage it into more business
  • Launch their new book successfully
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  • Be an expert on your topic
  • Be open minded

Take your new marketing tools and use them to build credibility and income!

You have a book you wish to create and on your way to creating it. Now the book is complete. One thing, you don't know how to market it or how to use it for business so you can live the lifestyle that you desire.

Learn the tools necessary to maximize the vast work you put into your book and explode your income!

There are so many tools you can use to showcase and expose your best seller. Learn the steps to take to create the right kind of relaionships with key people you wish to do business with, get on the stages you wish to be on, create the joint ventures that will make you tons of money!

Use tools like websites, opt ins, landing pages, giveaways, learn to leverage others, build joint ventures, use podcasting and videos to promote.

Learn how to publish your book and what options you have to do so. You can use a traditional publisher or self publish or other options in between.

Do you create an ebook, a workbook, a paperback. Which option is best for you and your purpose?

How do you integrate social media and video to promote your book?

You will learn all of these tools in this course!

Stop building someone else's dream and start living the dream you want to live!

Register today!

Who is the target audience?
  • Authors and writers
  • Speakers who are preparing to write a book
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Curriculum For This Course
20 Lectures
So You Are a Best Selling Author!
3 Lectures 03:50

Randi talks about what to expect in this course.

Preview 01:06

Randi shares some of her journey in life.

Preview 02:17

We want to hear about you, our favorite student! INtroduce yourself to the class by posting in the discussion board to your right.

Introduce Yourself!
8 Lectures 36:24

Randi talks about the importance of a good pre-launch program.

Preview 00:32

It is important you have excited people anticipating your book. Then when it comes out, you have a strong buzz about it.

Consistent Promotion

Before you start writing your book, here are a few things to consider.


Without a deadline, nothing gets done. Set your schedule before you start procrastinating...


Randi talks about Landing Pages, email marketing and other promotional strategies.

Online Promotional Strategies

Randi gives you some homework to get started on your book project.

[Activity] Giveaways

Your book is an ongoing project. There is more to it than just the Book Launch. You can speak to groups, at conferences and workshops.

Public Appearances

Look for people who can put your book in front of thousands of people. Usually, that means celebrities, Media and other forms of PR.

Leveraging Celebrities, Media and PR

1 question
2 Lectures 11:35

Randi shares how you can launch your book onine and offline. Discover how to promote your book while on vacation. Today is the most exciting day in your life as your book goes live!

Preview 07:11

There are two ways to sell books: the fast way and the slow way. Randi shares a powerful strategy for exploding your sales with less effort.

Bulk Sales at Companies
After the Launch
5 Lectures 11:34

Your book is launched. Now what? This is the most important aspect of your book launch.

Preview 00:27

While this is a good strategy for your Pre-launch, don't forget to continue to give and get interviews after your launch.

Interviews and Media ~ TV, Radio and Podcasts

Help support others in their endeavours by donating books as a sponsor - to events, to groups etc. Sponsor charities with your book. Look for place to put your book where people are waiting for hours, like a doctor's office.

Donating Your Book and Charities

Randi shares how to use the excitement of your next project or book to keep people engaged.

Next Edition

The wrap up for this section. There are many ways to increase your sales after the big bump that comes from your launch. Make sure you put these strategies into place and let us know how your sales go.


After Launch
1 question
2 Lectures 03:39

Now what? Randi talks about where you can go next to continue your journey to becoming a best seller.

Next Steps

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About the Instructor
Scott Paton
4.2 Average rating
2,039 Reviews
82,807 Students
75 Courses
Executive Producer (42 Podcasts, 70+ Udemy courses), Trainer

Scott Paton has been podcasting since the spring of 2005. His podcast "Weight Loss and The Mind" hit over 375,000 subscribers in its first year and over one million downloads. He has executive produced and/or co-hosted over 35 podcasts. An internationally renowned speaker, Scott has presented to audiences from London, England to Sydney, Australia, from Vancouver, BC to New York, NY, from LA to Rwanda. Thousands of entrepreneurs and NGO's have changed their public engagement strategies based on Scott's sharing. We hope you will, too!

Scott has over 66,500 students from 176 countries taking his courses.

Scott joined Udemy in 2013. In late 2014, one of his clients inspired him to make a video course on Podcasting. He revisited Udemy and got very excited at the potential. After his course went live, Scott told his clients and many decided to make courses but needed help, so he has become a co-instructor with them, while continuing to support and build his own courses. His co-topics all include areas of life-long learning by Scott, including Stock Option Trading, Alternative Health, EFT, and Relationships.

Randi Goodman
4.0 Average rating
22 Reviews
10,299 Students
1 Course
Author, Digital Marketer

Randi Goodman, #1 International Best Selling Author and Co-Founder of globally renowned business conferences, Toronto Women's Expo and Business Wealth Summits, and title author, Empowering Women to Succeed, is a caring, heart-centered entrepreneur with an altruistic view for the betterment of all in growth and prosperity. After her fourth son was born, her desire for a daughter vanished. Fate gave her four energetic boys, a complement to her tough guy outer shell, also shown in her accomplishment of a 2nd degree Black Belt in Karate.