The Heidi Thorne Show

Branded or Descriptive Title for Your Self Published Nonfiction Book? | Episode 137

April 14, 2020

We all know of book titles that have almost become household names such as "Rich Dad, Poor Dad," and "The E-Myth." But is that really effective for book marketing? I discuss the value and challenges of branded titles for self published nonfiction books, and why descriptive titles might work better.

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

0:12 What is this book about?

1:28 Why titles are a big issue for nonfiction

2:24 Successful branded nonfiction titles

3:12 Why branded titles are challenging

4:02 My personal experience using branded titles

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