3 Paths to Making Money as a Writer

3 Paths  to Making Money as a Writer
You can make money in a lot of different ways as a writer. Here's a short list.

Author: write a book...
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February Round Up

February Round Up
February is when I feel I officially start a new year because that’s my birth month. I share a birthday with my dad, Morgan Harper Nichols, and Rosa Parks which I’ve always found interesting and fun. 

So we're going to do a review and round-up of some highlights. This will be a long one so grab a coffee and snack.
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How and Why You Should Build an Email List

How and Why You Should Build an Email List

Starting with the why since this is a continuation of Why Amazon Is Bad for Authors .

Building an email list is one of the most important things you can do as an indie author. You want an email list because you want access to your buyers, to your perfect reader, to your community.

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Why Amazon Is Bad for Authors but Authors Work Around It

Why Amazon Is Bad for Authors but Authors Work Around It
One downside to selling your book on Amazon is that you don’t have the readers/buyers’ information. You don’t know who bought your book, and you can’t communicate with them. This isn't an issue exclusive only to them if you sell through other distributors. (Where Should I Publish My Book?)

Amazon keeps the emails of everyone who shops with them, and they are not sharing. It would be irresponsible of them if they did. The only access you have directly with buyers and readers is the one you create. Amazon does allow you to create an author page. Part of your funnel can start there.
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Do You Need an Email List?

Do You Need an Email List?
Tl;dr yes 

If you are online and building a business around writing and being an author, eventually you’re gonna hear about newsletters and email lists. 

Here it is. This is that moment.

But what’s the point? Email is dead, and no one reads those.

Actually no, people do, but only ones they want are giving them valuable content.



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