12 Winning Steps to Being a Highly Profitable Kindle Author

An Author's Guide to Building a Kindle Publishing Business and Brand on Amazon
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  • Length 10.5 hours
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Published 3/2014 English

Course Description

"A complete author's guide to building a successful Kindle publishing business and brand!"

You published your book, designed your author's website, and you have done everything you need to do to market your book, but your book sales are still disappointing.

You know that you have a great book, you know that you have a burning desire to become a #1 bestselling author on Amazon, but you don't know how to attract readers and tell the world about your book. No worries because my mission is to not only help you to achieve publishing success but to help you create a powerful author brand.

This is an exciting day because you are on your way to Kindle publishing success.

Why do you need to join this course? 12 Winning Steps to Being a Highly Profitable Kindle Author is strategically designed to help you approach the marketing of your eBook like an Internet marketer to improve your chances for Kindle success.

If you are ready to go from an unknown author to a serious powerhouse with brand recognition, you are ready to become a KindlePreneur.

Join This Course Today and You Will Learn How To:

Become a successful Kindle publisher

Build your confidence as an author

Have the right mindset for success

Create an author brand that stands out

Develop an action plan to sell more books

Find your target readers and gain advocates of your brand

Convert your blog readers into book buyers

Design a book cover that sells

Write a press release and capture the media's attention to get the publicity your book deserves

Develop a solid book promotion strategy

Establish a strong presence on Amazon

Perfect your media interview skills and on-camera presence

Use the Law of Attraction for Amazon success

And much, much more!

For your convenience, you will find live links to important author and publishing resources at the end of each lecture.

Did You Know That Kindle Publishing Can Help You to Become a Successful Entrepreneur?

If becoming a full-time author is not your cup of tea, you can still take advantage of Kindle publishing opportunities. Publishing books as a part of your company's marketing plan will help you to:

Grow your business and fan base.

Enhance your brand to open more doors for bigger and better opportunities.

Increase your earning potential through sponsorships and public speaking opportunities.

Build authority in your field by demonstrating your expertise and creativity.

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Are you feeling lucky? If you leave your publishing career in the hands of fate or luck then you better try your chances at a casino because your odds are higher at hitting the jackpot than hitting it big as a self-publisher..

The difference between successful authors and unknown authors is purposeful action followed by brand recognition. Make the decision today that you will succeed as a self-publisher and this course will give you the action plan to help you get there.

Join the 12 Winning Steps to Being a Highly Profitable Kindle Author course on Udemy today!

What are the requirements?

  • Just a strong desire to grow and succeed as an author and publisher!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Build your author brand and create your brand image to gain loyal advocates and fans
  • Develop the right mindset for action and success
  • Build your confidence as an author as you build your credibility and establish yourself as an expert
  • Give a professional author interview and pitch the media to gain more exposure to boost your book sales
  • Be media savvy for the smart publicity seeker
  • Be a social media rock star
  • Have a successful author blog to increase brand awareness, connect with readers, and land partnerships with bigger brands
  • Create a step-by-step action plan for author success

What is the target audience?

  • The Kindle-Preneur Academy is the perfect online course for Kindle authors who want to increase their eBook sales on Amazon and create a powerful author brand to open more doors for bigger opportunities.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: How to Have the Right Mindset for Publishing Success
13:36

You will learn how to:

Prepare your mind for confidence and success

Put together a complete action plan for success

Boost your confidence as an author and publisher

14:45

You will learn how to:

Prepare your mind for confidence and success

Put together a complete action plan for success

Boost your confidence as an author and publisher

How to Have the Right Mindset for Success Quick Quiz
6 questions
Section 2: How to Successfully Build Your Author Brand
09:58

You will learn:

What is author branding

The importance of building your author brand

How to sell your brand to build your ultimate fan base

05:10

You will learn how to:

Successfully build your author brand to stand out from the crowd

Determine your brand so you can develop a clear message

Establish your author's mission and create your brand's message to connect with your audience

15:45

You will learn:

What is image branding

An easy method for creating your brand's image

The psychology of colors and your brand

How to use colors and images to express your brand's message

The secret of successful brands

11:31

You will learn:

The purpose of your platform and how to use it to build your brand

Effective ways to build your author's platform to get your message heard

How to target the right platforms to promote your book

Author Branding Live Resource Links
2 pages
10 questions

Section 3: Successful Blogging for Authors
07:59

You will learn:

The purpose of blogging for authors

Setting goals for your blog to enhance your brand and writing career

Elements of an effective author's blog

19:38

You will learn:

The 10 elements your blog should have to increase book sales and conversion rate

How to gain favor with Google

How to use your blog's content & keywords to boost traffic

Ways to build your blogger tribe to increase your network and promotion opportunities

18:25

You will learn:

The key to making your blog posts popular

The secret to successful blogging

How to be an organized blogger & create an editorial calendar

How to create strong blog titles with post title cheat sheet

Inspiration to get over blogger's block

Blogging for Authors Resource Links
1 page
9 questions

Section 4: How to Be a Social Media Rock Star
08:21

You will learn:

How to use social media to enhance your brand's message

The importance of developing a winning social media strategy to take your online presence to the next level

How to outline your social media goals

How to post content that your audience will like

17:49

You will learn:

Keys to a social media strategy

How to create social media content to boost your brand's image

The best times to post content on social media to reach your target audience

How to know your audience by developing an audience analysis

02:18

Quick introduction to social media channels for authors

15:42

You will learn how to:

Effectively use Twitter

Gain new Twitter followers in 9 easy steps

The 3 U's of Tweeting content

Optimize your Twitter profile to gain more followers

19:57

You will learn:

How to create an engaging fan page

The secret to Facebook success

Ways to encourage engagement to promote your book and brand

One of the best Facebook author marketing tools to promote your books

Facebook formula for getting the winning edge

16:40

You will learn how to:

Create interesting Pinterest boards to promote your brand & sell your books

Use Pinterest to understand your target audience

Make your pins go viral: 5 ways to increase your chances of being repinned

How to create the right type of content for Pinterest users

Get your content discover on Pinterest

Use Pinterest to drive more traffic to your blog & Amazon page

18:37

You will learn how to:

Use YouTube to connect with your target audience

Build a successful YouTube channel

Get more video views & grow your YouTube fan base

Brand your YouTube channel

Deal with negative comments on YouTube

07:04

Quick list of do's & don'ts on social media

Be a Social Media Rock Star Resource Links
1 page
Be a Social Media Rock Star Quick Quiz
6 questions
Section 5: Five Keys to Make the Kindle Magic Happen
13:21

You will learn how to:

Give your book the winning edge with the 5 keys to make the Kindle magic happen

Make your book Amazon friendly

Optimize your book with the right keywords

Create a "Look Inside" preview that captures the reader's attention

Write book titles that command & capture attention

Create a strong book description that sells

15:24

You will learn how to:

Give your book the winning edge with the 5 keys to make the Kindle magic happen

Make your book Amazon friendly

Optimize your book with the right keywords

Create a "Look Inside" preview that captures the reader's attention

Write book titles that command & capture attention

Create a strong book description that sells

12:36

You will learn:

20 professional tips to help you create an awesome book cover that captures attention to increase your book sales.

Prepare Your Book for Amazon Resource Links
1 page
Five Keys to Making the Kindle Magic Happen Quick Quiz
6 questions
Section 6: Must Review! What to Do Before Your Book Goes Live
16:06

You will learn how to:

Create a winning prelaunch strategy to educate and get readers excited about your book

Develop the blueprint of your book's prelaunch strategy

Establish clear goals for your prelaunch

Type of content to produce during your book's prelaunch activities

Structure your launch & put your plan to action

19:17

You will learn:

Practical ways to motivate people to buy your book

How to find your target readers

How to make your target readers come to you

How to create an audience profile to understand your audience's wants and needs

16:48

You will learn:

Why early reviews are important

5 Important groups of people you should ask to review your book

Useful tips for getting book reviews from bloggers

70 Places to submit your book for reviews

What to do if you get the dreaded bad review

15:51

You will learn:

How to sell your book by designing a persuasive sales page

The elements of an effective sales page to turn your blog readers into book buyers

How to write a strong headline that will instantly catch the reader's attention

03:06

Learn how to sell yourself in 30 seconds to take your career and confidence to the next level

70 Places to Submit Your Book for Reviews (Links)
5 pages
What to Do Before Your Book Goes Live Quick Quiz
6 questions
Section 7: How to Be Media Savvy for the Smart Publicity Seeker
14:54

You will learn:

The job of a media kit & how to use it to your advantage

How to build a media kit to put the spotlight on your book

Checklist! What to include in your media kit

15:33

You will learn:

The purpose of a press release

How to write a press release the media will care about

What to include in your press release

How to turn the launch of your book into a newsworthy story

Optimize your press release to make it Google friendly

19:00

You will learn:

6 Steps to pitching reporters to make you & your book irresistible to the media

5 Reasons pitches & press releases fail

The best days to distribute your press release to get the media's attention

27 Top Paid & Free Press Release Distributors (Links)
4 pages
Be Media Savvy for the Smart Publicity Seeker Quick Quiz
5 questions
Section 8: Establishing a Strong Presence on Amazon
13:20

You will learn:

Must review! Easy ways to instantly improve your presence on Amazon today

How to take advantage of the many tools on Amazon to sell your book

14:10

You will learn:

A step-by-step action plan to increase your eBook downloads and make your KDP giveaways a success

List of Kindle-friendly websites and social media groups to promote your eBook

How to diversify your Amazon portfolio

How to increase your opportunities to make more money as an author

Resource Links
8 pages
Establishing a Strong Presence on Amazon Quick Quiz
5 questions
Section 9: Promote It! Get the Word Out About Your Book
11:49

You will learn how to:

Sell and promote your book like an Internet marketer

Develop a winning promotional strategy to get the word out about your book

Track your promotional activities to monitor how your promotions are performing

Create your promotions' calendar

17:07

Promote your book the right way and get your book in front of your target audience with these 40 powerful tips!

17:49

Promote your book the right way and get your book in front of your target audience with these 40 powerful tips!

14:26

You will learn how to:

Get your book in front of influential bloggers

Set up a blog tour

Properly pitch your book to bloggers

Turn your blog tour into a success

Resource Links to Help You Promote Your Book
8 pages
Promote It! Get the Word Out Quick Quiz
4 questions
Section 10: The Art of Giving a Great Interview so the Media Will Love You
09:26

You will learn how to:

Prepare to ace your author interviews

Understand the pre-interview & what media representatives are looking for in a candidate

Get on the media's radar

Conduct yourself like a pro during your interviews

Take control if you get nervous during your interview

16:11

You will learn how to:

Prepare to ace your author interviews

Understand the pre-interview & what media representatives are looking for in a candidate

Get on the media's radar

Conduct yourself like a pro during your interviews

Take control if you get nervous during your interview

14:56

You will learn how to:

Choose the right clothing to present you in a positive light on television

Wear the right colors to look your best on camera

Understand the meaning of colors and your image

Choose the right accessories for your on-camera appearance

Do your makeup and hair for television

03:38

Give yourself the winning edge by practicing your interview skills in this practice session

03:51

Give yourself the winning edge by practicing your interview skills in this practice session

02:28

A quick overview of your media interview preparation sheets

Section 11: Law of Attraction for Amazon Success
18:59

You will learn:

7 Steps to manifesting your desires

How to become a vibrational match to what you want and make the law of attraction work for you

Reasons the law of attraction fail

Easy law of attraction morning exercise

16:08

You will learn:

More law of attraction tips to get the life and career that you want

Using daily affirmations for success

Understanding your beliefs and the power of expectation

Daily Affirmations for Author Success
1 page
Important Law of Attraction Resource Links
2 pages
Section 12: Action Plan for Amazon Success
12:03

You will learn:

A step-by-step action plan to guide you as you build your career as a successful author and publisher

14:03

You will learn:

A step-by-step action plan to guide you as you build your career as a successful author and publisher

12 Step Author Action Plan
2 pages
Section 13: Thank You and Good Luck!
Thank You and Good Luck!
01:17
Kindle-Preneur Certificate of Completion
1 page

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Instructor Biography

Tia Alexander, Author, Blogger, Transformational Speaker...

Tia Alexander is an author, personal transformation coach, and digital publishing consultant. In 2006, Tia launched the Personal Transformation Program where she actively coaches entrepreneurs, college students, and writers to help her clients develop customized step-by-step plans to achieve success and satisfaction in their lives and careers.

Tia's door is always open to anyone who wants help with goal setting, developing an action plan for success, and especially building confidence to go after the lifestyle they truly desire.

Some people call Tia a success coach, but she prefers the term "transformational coach" as she believes that one must first transform to become a successful person within before they can experience success on the outside.

As a private publishing consultant since 2010, Tia Alexander has partnered with many authors to help them develop marketing & branding strategies, improve their media & interview techniques, and realize their goals of publishing success.

Currently, Tia is expanding her publishing consulting services with the launch of the Kindle-Preneur Academy, an online publishing course for Kindle authors who want to increase their ebook sales and create a powerful author brand.

Tia Alexander is 100% dedicated to inspiring entrepreneurs to be successful because everyone deserves to have a beautiful life!

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