What Kind of Products Can You Make from Your Book?

    As an author, you’ve put a lot of time and effort into creating your book. But once it’s finished, what’s next? One way to make the most of your book is to re-purpose its content and turn it into additional products. But what kind of products can you make from your book? One […]

How to Create a Media Kit for Your Book Launch

In today’s post, we talk about creating a media kit for your book launch. A media kit is a set of tools that you use for your launch. It makes the launch more efficient and easier to manage. 1. Build Your Author Platform 2. Create an Author Blog/Website, Your Online Home, 5 Essential Pages 3. […]

The 5 Essential Pages You Need for Your Author Website

In the previous post, we talked about creating your Author Platform. One of the essential elements you will need is some kind of web presence. A home on the web. This can be a website or a blog. I prefer a blog because it is easy to add new content and manage yourself. 1. Build […]

How You Can Build an Author Platform for Your Book

Prep Before You Publish You are ready to publish your book. Editing and design/layout are underway. Publishing is right around the corner. What should I be doing? Let’s build a base to start from. It is time to start getting ready for your book launch and the publishing of your book. I break this down […]

I Didn’t Learn to Write Until I Was 53

Who am I? I am J. Bruce Jones, a 33+ year business graphic designer. I have created every kind of design project you can imagine. Designing logos, brochures, environmental wall graphics, books, newsletters, presentations, reports, and more. It has been a wonderful career helping businesses create their marketing. I am also a product developer and […]

Did I Really Sell $322,650 Worth of Books on Amazon?

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What Are the Real Numbers Behind $322,650? I made a bold statement on the cover. I sold $322,650 worth of books on Amazon.com. That equals 34,605 books from March 2010 to October 2020. I didn’t do it in one launch or one year; I did it over 10 years. Continually building my library of books […]

How Do I Sell My Book on Amazon?

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  How Do I Sell My Book on Amazon? I see some version of this question all the time. You have published your book on Amazon and congratulations, but now what? You might have done a full-on book launch or recently uploaded your book to Amazon. What now? What do I do on day two? […]

I Have No Idea What Works to Create a Successful Book

There are many ways to promote and sell your book. This series of posts focuses on my general concept of using your book’s content to sell your book. Take your content, spread it around, have Google see and index it, and get it noticed. Then give people a simple path to buy it. I then […]

Expand Your Exposure By Connecting with Influencers in Your Market, S1 E2

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  S1 E2 Expand Your Exposure By Connecting with Influencers in Your Market, Create Your Own Dream 100 One strategy for launching your book and expanding your reach is to link yourself with some influencers in our market. People who have bigger audiences than we do. Our goal is to piggyback on the back of […]

Speaking at Conference 21, Feb 20-21 on How to Create Your Own Business Book

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I will be speaking at the Conference 21 Summit, Feb 20-21. Join 30+ speakers speaking on marketing, mindset, business, sales, services. There will be plenty of opportunities for networking and even drinking some wine. I am speaking on How to Create Your Business Book with my Easy Book Creation Method. Hope you can join us. […]