The Career Author Podcast: Episode 34 – Retail or Real Life? Where to Sell Books

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J. and Zach talk about selling at conventions, the advantages and disadvantages whether or not author book signings are worth it, and more:

  • The importance of honesty, discipline, and trust in yourself to finish everything that needs to get done
  • Why goal setting can be psychologically damaging and a little bit about what the guys do instead
  • J. shares the power of batching to increase your productivity + how you can apply this to every part of your life, not just your author career
  • How batching can also reduce decision fatigue
  • How saving a few minutes every day can add up to an hour or more of writing time every week
  • The importance of setting expectations for business relationships and interactions
  • Why you should minimize the number of notifications on your phone
  • Should indie authors focus on digital retail or real world sales? J. and Zach explore all the options for indie authors looking to sell more books
  • The pros and cons of selling at conventions and other real-world events
  • How to decide where to sell books to build your own author career

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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Links:

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Night of the Writing Dead – http://www.nightofthewritingdead.com

Authors on a Train – http://www.authorsonatrain.com Sell More Book Show Summit 2019 – http://www.sellmorebooksshow.com/summit

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