Sales mastery for authors: generating income from your book
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Sales mastery for authors: generating income from your book

Being a published author can open many doors for you that remained closed before. Let me show you how to open them.
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Created by Wilko Van De Kamp
Last updated 4/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand today's marketplace and how to use it to your advantage to become successful
  • Position yourself as an expert using the power of a published book.
  • Get rid of your books and understand best practice ways to turn a book into income potential.
  • Understand myths and realities using a book as an income generator.
  • Setting realistic goals for your book.
  • Know what to consider in writing a book marketing masterplan.
  • Adopt a positive mindset towards sales and marketing.
  • Be able to use marketing techniques to convert readers into more business leads.
  • Getting publicity and media attention as an author
  • Use social media secrets for authors
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Requirements
  • You'll need to have an existing book which is or soon will be available.
  • You need to have an open mind and a desire to get your life, business and/or career to the next level.
  • No special software or other experience is required.
Description

This course shares how I got rid of my books after writing it and getting it published. I've turned my experience into a proven method, to be able to share it with you!

Get all the secrets and discover why some authors are sought after and generate income from their books around the world!This course will be one of your most crucial resources when it comes to selling your book!

This course will show you exactly what what you need to do in order to get rid of your book once it's published by selling as many copies as possible AND discovering additional streams of income you can generate because of your book.

Being a published author can open many doors for you that remained closed before. I'll show you how you can use your book to find additional ways to increase your income. We've seen people double and triple their income after publishing their book!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course will teach you how to sell your existing book(s). It does not address writing, and/or publishing your book. Please check out my other Udemy courses on those topics.
  • This course is intended for new and existing authors who want to become known as an expert in their field.
  • This examples in this course focus on non-fiction books, however the insights can be used for any kind of book (including fiction books, children's books, photography books, etc.)
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Curriculum For This Course
31 Lectures
02:20:19
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Welcome and getting started with this course
6 Lectures 20:26
What is this course?
00:39

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only read one page ~ Ernest Hemingway

Thank you, and congratulations on joining Write a Book in a Week. I'm excited to share my story and experience in writing my book - and help you along getting yours done, too!

Writing and publishing a book is a dream of many. I want to congratulate you on taking action to making your dreams come true. You will soon learn the many benefits from being a published author. Benefits for your career, income, and your life as a whole. And benefits for the many lives you can impact through the power of a published book.

Preview 02:14

How to get the most out of this online module

How to get the most out of this module
13:23

Download and print the workbook: right click and select “save target as” or “download as”. We will use the workbook for several exercises as we go through the course material. 

The exercises in the workbook will be referenced from the course videos. You'll get as much out of this course as you put into it.

Download the course workbook
20 pages

The course is structured in a certain way to ensure you get the most benefit from it, so we recommend you watch each section in the order listed below, and complete the homework for each step before proceeding to the next.

Preview 03:39

Tips to get the most out of this course
00:31
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A changed consumer mindset
3 Lectures 07:41

Learn to understand today's marketplace and how to use it to your advantage to become successful

Preview 03:06

Learn how to position yourself as an expert in any field using the power of a published book.

Preview 03:13


If my books can help children become readers, then I feel I have accomplished something important. - Roald Dahl

Being a published author can open many doors for you that remained closed before. Let me show you how to open them, and how to get rid of your books and turn them into cash.

Generating income from your book
01:22
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Turning books into cash
5 Lectures 24:59
A powerful yet simple strategy to increase the sales of your book
02:01

Your book is published - now what? It's time to get rid of them!

Getting rid of your books
06:08

We'll discuss a different mindset in generating money that you can use to amplify the power and potential reach of your book.

The key to use a book as an income generator
08:16

A case study to look at a real estate professional who leveraged the power of his published book in his business.

A case study: real estate professional
04:47

Learn about setting goals for your book and what to do once you accomplish those goals.

Setting goals for your book
03:47
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Sales and Marketing masterplan
3 Lectures 13:39

Learn the basics of a marketing masterplan for your book.

Marketing masterplan
03:05

Sales is usually perceived as negative. It doesn't have to be.

Adopt a positive sales mindset
05:21

Learn the secrets to attraction marketing.

The secret to attraction marketing
05:13
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Book sales and promotion tools
6 Lectures 21:41

Learn:

  • How giving things away for free can help you generate more leads effectively.
  • About "buy now" cards and how to leverage them.
Using gifts as marketing devices
05:56

Should you give your books away for free?

Give your books away
04:45

Once your book is written you have a wealth of content available you can use for other purposes to help you generate income.

Recycle your content
01:09

How to use public speaking events to generate buzz about your book.

Become a public speaker
06:05

How hosting a book launch party helps build buzz around your book.

Host a book launch party
01:39

How you can start being an author NOW.

Start being an author now.
02:07
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Media 101: Getting publicity as an author
2 Lectures 11:42

Getting media attention and publicity as an author.

Getting publicity as an author
08:07

Learn about social media secrets for authors.

Social media secrets for authors
03:35
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Homework, and a final word of advice
3 Lectures 09:13

When to expect results.

How long is all of this going to take?
03:28

Your homework at the end of this last module is to implement the plan.

Homework: Implement the plan
03:28

Before we part ways: Thank you, goodbye and a final words of advice

Thank you, goodbye and a final words of advice
02:17
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Bonus resources
3 Lectures 10:51
A quick thank you and complimentary copy of my book for you
00:29

Stay in touch - free author resources on my blog
01:16

The next step
09:06
About the Instructor
Wilko Van De Kamp
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Freedompreneur: Author, Artist and Advisor

WILKO VAN DE KAMP is the author of #1 international best seller “The Freedom Project“. He's also an award-winning photographic artist, and professional world traveler. His inspiration comes from traveling all over the world. He calls the Canadian Rocky Mountains his “home", and the rest of the world his “office". He has been capturing our wonderful planet, and it's beautiful inhabitants, for more than half his life. Wilko has spent his life traveling the world to capture awe-inspiring images for those who wouldn't see them otherwise – and to inspire others to embark on their journey of a lifetime. Through his art, writing and appearances as a keynote speaker he enjoys sharing his colorful experiences with the world.