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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I Turned Down an $18,000 Client

I Turned Down an $18,000 Client

I quit my job with one potential client set up. It was almost a done deal, a sure thing for the year. Discovery calls done, the scope of work understood, proposal sent and pending. A new virtual assistant, inexperienced, but I had a paying client ready for me.

Or did I?
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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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Where Should I Publish My Book?

Where Should I Publish My Book?
It depends.

If you’ve ever heard of self or indie (independent) publishing, then you probably know about Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). Amazon’s platform is a massive, global marketplace and Kindle Unlimited, their e book exclusive program. Between the two of them, they are the first and second biggest bookstores in the world.

You can publish a book with them in a day.
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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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