The Comprehensive Guide To Generating Income From Your Book
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The Comprehensive Guide To Generating Income From Your Book

Leverage the power of a published book. Create extra income streams and become a recognized authority in your field.
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6 students enrolled
Created by Wilko Van De Kamp
Last updated 8/2017
English
Price: $200
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
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?
  • Position yourself as an industry expert using the power of a published book.
  • Adopt a positive mindset towards sales and marketing. SELL, SELL, SELL by using attraction marketing best practices to successfully market your work.
  • Setting realistic goals for your book. Understand myths and realities using a book as an income generator. Know what to consider in writing your book marketing masterplan.
  • Getting attention and free publicity through traditional and social media as an author.
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Requirements
  • You'll need to have an existing book which is or will soon 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

Leverage attraction marketing to create extra income streams from a published book. Become a recognized authority in your field. This exclusive "sales mastery for authors" course shows you how to open them.

Being a published author can open many doors for you that remained closed before. Bestselling author Wilko van de Kamp has experienced this "author phenomenon" firsthand. He received invitations to speak about his work at industry trade shows. His books and even this course got free media exposure on TV, radio and many print publications. 

In this course, Wilko shows his unique "sales mastery for authors" blueprint. It will help published authors to leverage the power of their your published book. Benefits include increased income and extra revenue streams. Authors can also receive recognition as industry experts in their field. We've seen people double and even triple their income after publishing their book!

Through engaging video and interactive exercises you'll discover:

  • Often overlooked ways to profit from your book (even if you're giving books away for free!).
  • Industry secrets on what it takes to appear on the Best Seller List.
  • How to achieve your own dreams and life goals through your book.
  • A proven strategy for pre-selling your book and making money from it before it comes out.
  • Clever ways to make your book interesting to the media and getting free exposure.

You'll leave this course with a powerful action plan to leverage the power of a published book. Take-aways include:

  • A marketing masterplan for your book. Your plan will include  media exposure, social media tactics and public speaking opportunities.
  • Clear marketing and sales goals for your book.
  • Actionable ideas to turn your book into an income generator.

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 and generate additional income stream from their book(s).
  • The 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
32 Lectures
02:26:01
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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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Selling Books and Getting Rid of them
2 Lectures 08:09
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
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Turning books into cash
4 Lectures 22:32

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

The ultimate truth on bestselling books
05:42
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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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International Consultant, Bestselling Author, Photographer

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.