Are Your Books Really Original? | Episode 126

January 28, 2020

Your book idea isn't that original. There, I said it. But on the odd chance that your idea is "original," that doesn't mean your "unicorn" idea will make sales. Plus, you have the "no shoes" problem. I explain all of this in this episode.

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/NLcZu_652OY

Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:10 Revisiting the topic of original book ideas

1:48 Don't confuse originality with being first to market

2:21 Why your book isn't original

4:11 Amazon test for your book's originality

4:36 Original doesn't mean valuable

5:40 The "no shoes" sales problem