The Heidi Thorne Show

Why Your Self Published Nonfiction Book May Not Help People | Episode 183

March 2, 2021

If your goal is to get your message into the hands, hearts, and minds of lots of people you want to influence, just self publishing a book might not be the best way to accomplish that. I explain why.

Blog: Why Your Self Published Book May Not Help People http://hub.me/aoejP

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/XyBJ9Db_3SM

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

0:15 The "I want to get my book to lots of readers" complaint

1:43 Why a book?

2:30 Author role model for helping people, therapist Sarah Dosanjh*

3:02 Important caution for authors who post an audiobook on YouTube

3:51 The memoir mindset problem

5:04 Helping people takes marketing... lots of it

7:00 How to connect with Heidi

* Link to Sarah Dosanjh's FREE audiobook on YouTube, "I Can't Stop Eating," https://youtu.be/Qr5qmQxiutw