I often get inquiries that ask,"My friend (or family member) just wrote a book. What should they do next?" Whether these folks are truly asking for a friend, or "just asking for a friend" because they don't want to tell me about their own plans, they're asking a loaded question! So in this episode, I share a quick overview of the two primary publishing paths, traditional and self publishing.
YouTube video: https://youtu.be/P0wYjD_U2r0
Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):
0:11 Publishing questions from those "asking for a friend"
2:08 Getting your book manuscript together
3:59 Why your book manuscript needs to be in one document file
4:35 Why authors are in sales
5:43 Traditional publishing path
11:13 Self publishing path
Blog: "You Just Wrote a Book. Now What?" http://hub.me/amWSR
Links for my Udemy courses on self publishing. NOTE: The discounts mentioned in the podcast and video have expired.
How to Self Publish a Nonfiction Kindle eBook Like a Pro https://www.udemy.com/course/how-to-self-publish-a-nonfiction-kindle-ebook-like-a-pro/?referralCode=B0919FA7E454FEA26B72
How to Sell Your Self Published Book on Amazon https://www.udemy.com/course/how-to-sell-your-self-published-book-on-amazon/?referralCode=CC4046D09C80264BC0BE