In many past episodes, the guys have discussed the importance of income diversification with multiple revenue streams. In today’s episode (part 1 of 2), Zach and J. dive deep into potential ways authors can help other authors while earning money. You will learn how to decide whether or not you should provide services for authors and more:

  • How face-to-face conversations can produce major creative breakthroughs
  • Why J. and Zach are doubling down on minimalism, both in their digital lives and their physical lives
  • The power of getting out of your comfort zone and the importance of building relationships outside of the writing community
  • A variety of ways to away from the screen
  • Why the guys offer services for authors
  • How to decide whether or not you should offer author services
  • The realities of trying to sell author services in today’s marketplace
  • The challenges of building an income through podcasting or blogging
  • Pros and cons of public speaking, coaching clients
  • Why you should never try to build a business by chasing trends
  • Some of the factors you need to consider before you offer courses for authors
  • What’s coming up in the second part of this discussion + the question you need to keep in mind as you listen to this conversation

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author.

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