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

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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Thanks to our newest Patron: Leigh Anderson

Links:

The Career Author – http://www.thecareerauthor.com

Patreon – http://www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor

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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