How To Write & Publish Your Best Seller
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How To Write & Publish Your Best Seller

Learn how to write a book and how to get your book published and make it your best selling book
5.0 (2 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 students enrolled
Created by Jamie Dillon
Last updated 10/2016
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  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand how best to start writing a book
  • What you need to do to stay motivated and get your book finished
  • Have a system you can use to write and publish books in the future
  • The steps you need to take to get a book deal
  • What genre to write in and how to select a book category
  • What an ISBN number is and how to obtain one.
  • Learn what books sell and why
  • How to create book ideas
  • the publishing lifecycle and how to get your book published
  • Understand Typesetting and how important this is to the success of your book
  • Strategies and advice for selling on Amazon and Createspace
  • How to get your book into retail stores like Waterstones
  • Be able to promote your book online to maximise sales
  • How you can get good book designs very cost effectively
  • The exact strategies to replicate to maximise book sales
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  • Students don't need to know anything before taking this course, however it is beneficial if they have a prior knowledge of using websites such as Amazon and YouTube

This course is run by an expert award winning author and publisher of the year, designed to teach you not only how to write a book but how to get it published. We will cover how to generate book ideas, create book titles and strap-lines, how to create your content, Book cover design, Outsourcing different elements of the publishing process, ISBNs, The Amazon Sales Process, The Waterstones System, printing and kindle conversions, Book marketing and PR to name a few.

How To Write and Publish Your Best Seller is ideal for anyone who has either written a book and wants to understand how to increase their sales or complete beginners who want to know how to write a book and how to get a book published.

The course has over 3 hours of video content broken down into 34 bitesize modules for you to watch and learn on the go. So if you always wanted to write a book but never knew where to start or perhaps you've already written a book and want to know how you can go about getting it published, then this course is for you!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anybody should take this course who wants to write their first book or get their first published. This is not a course on writing styles so would not be of benefit to established authors
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Curriculum For This Course
34 Lectures
Introduction to Writing and the Book Publishing System
3 Lectures 20:47

An introduction into the course and what you'll learn

Preview 02:02

A look into the system you need to follow to get your book written and published in the right place.

Preview 10:09

How I became a published author and the steps you can follow to write a book and get it published.

Preview 08:36
How to Start Writing
3 Lectures 31:27

The steps you can take to ensure the best chance of success when starting to write your book

How To Get Your Book Started

Where to write your book and the methods to employ to motivate yourself to get your work finished. A look into how important awards are and the doors that can open up once you have one.

Where To Write Your Book & The Importance of Publishing Acolades

Learn the important 4 steps to follow to succeed as a published author including how to increase your visibility and credibility and the importance of authority

4 Steps To Success
Becoming A Successful Author
8 Lectures 45:28

Understand what is going on in the world of publishing and where you can focus your efforts

The Publishing Industry

A look into how you can become a successful author

Becoming a Successful Author

Follow the step by step by process to succeed as an established Author in your own right.

The Model for Success

The pros and cons of getting a book deal and how this may not be the best route depending on the type of book you want to write. Giving you the opportunity to understand the different avenues you can take in order to get a book published.

Cons of Getting a Book Deal

A real life case study on how an author got his book published and how he did it.

Self-Publishing Case Study

An action plan you can follow and the desired traits needed to become a successful publisher.

Action Plan

The importance of choosing the right genre and selecting the correct book categories online and how this can help drive traffic and sales

Book Categories

Here we cover what types of books sell and why they are successful and how you can be too

Learning What Sells & Why
Writing Your Book
10 Lectures 01:04:52

Running through the creative process and how you can generate ideas to write not just one book but use the technique for every thought process for future book publications

Generating Your Book Ideas

Important and valuable advice learning the best tips for writing your book from somebody who has already been through the process and learnt how to write best selling books.

Preview 05:14

A look into the best methods for getting your book published and the most effective ways you can protect your royalties and keep all the profits

How To Write, Get Published & Keep All The Profits

How you can turn one book idea into a series of books 

Producing a Book Series

A detailed action plan of the publishing process and how you can achieve success if replicated.

30 Day Publishing Action Plan

A further look into the structure of writing and conclusion of the 30 day publishing action plan

30 Day Publishing System Continued

Golden advice into how you can sell more books than the competition by understanding and knowing what to look for

Case Study: Selling More Books Than Your Competitors

What typesetting is and what you need to know when producing your book

Preview 05:12

You'll learn how important a book cover design is plus you will be provided with guidance on how you can create your own book designs

Book Cover Designs

Here we look at ISBN numbers, what they are and how you can get one. We also explore the different type of printing and what you need to know when getting your book printed

ISBNs & Different Types of Printing
Selling Your Book
7 Lectures 43:00

How you can not only sell books on Amazon but how you can really maximise your results selling books through this retailer.

Selling Your Books on Amazon

A look into Amazon and methods you can use to upsell your book on the platform.

Upselling on Amazon

A look into reviews and how important they are to maximise book sales

The Importance of Reviews

Createspace is another publishing platform here you learn what its about and how you can get published on it.


Explanation of what Amazon advantage is and when it can be useful to an author when scaling a business to increase profits

Amazon Advantage

Kindle is an important form of publication in the publishing industry with growing sales. Learn the steps to succeed on this platform

Preview 01:47

A detailed lecture into the steps you can follow to get your book printed and in stores like Waterstones

Getting Your Book Stocked in Waterstones
How To Promote Your Book
3 Lectures 30:21

How to promote your book on YouTube and the effectiveness such strategy can have on your book sales and bottom line.

Promoting Your Book on YouTube

A look into how effective YouTube is at book promotion and why nobody is using this

YouTube Promotion Secrets

Our final lecture gives you the knowledge on how you can rank on Google using sites like YouTube to promote your book and sell even more copies

How To Rank Using YouTube
About the Instructor
Jamie Dillon
4.3 Average rating
11 Reviews
34 Students
2 Courses
Business Owner & Entrepreneur at Udemy

I am the founder of digital agency Savage Dynamic, an active digital recruitment professional and Director of Course Creation; which is an online learning business designed to give people freedom to live life on your terms by providing the skills and education to achieve your goals. I've gained 10 years experience finding, interviewing, and hiring candidates from all over the world. I have recruited hundreds of candidates over the years and built a reputation for understanding what employers look for when interviewing and selecting candidates for their job opportunities. I am also an adrenaline junkie who competes in physical challenges from Marathons to events like Tough Mudder & Nuts Challenge.