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How to unblock writer’s block

Every writer I know has trouble writing. Joseph Heller The first thing to say about writer’s block is that pretty much everyone who writes gets it. If you’ve never written a book before you’re more than likely going to face this challenge. I was in Melbourne recently working with some of my clients and two […]

Have you got a business book mindset?

I’ve worked out why you haven’t started your book. I’ve just spent the day in a business accelerator program (Dale Beaumont’s Business Blueprint program). It’s a full on day with three sessions over 6 hours. I am always energised by these days, and often surprised about the disconnect between the desire of business people to […]

How to write and publish a successful business book

It’s a new year and we’re still in January so there’s still time to start writing that business book you’ve been thinking about for years. You might have even made this one of your goals for 2019. If this is you I’d like to share the six things you must do in order to successfully […]

eBooks v printed books. What’s better?

I am often asked what’s the best way to print a book, as an eBook or a printed book? I have to declare my allegiances up front. I love printed books and buy several a month for both work and pleasure.  I understand the appeal of eBooks (convenience when travelling, cost, space-saving, saving trees and […]

How to write the best business book

While anyone can now publish a book, most people don’t. And certainly, most business people don’t get around to it. For those who do have a goal of sharing their knowledge and publishing a business book here’s a few tips to help you get some focus and write the best business book you can. 1. […]

How to sell your business book

Marketing and selling a self-published business book requires you to have a clear understanding of your main target audience, where they are, how they find out about business books. You should start marketing 3-4 before your book is launched and 12 months afterwards.

How and Where to Sell your Book

There are seven key things you need to understand if you want to sell your business book successfully. This includes: knowing your target audience, being clear about your purpose, leveraging your existing networks, building new networks and links early, upgrading your website and having a plan and budget. This simple steps will help you market and sell your business book.

How do I find the Time to Write

Writing a book is not about that flash of inspiration/energy, it’s about commitment to yourself and the values you hold and a genuine desire to share your insight and knowledge.

Why Do You Need A Business Book Writing Coach?

This is an interesting question and one I’ve actually thought about a lot given that I’ve developed The Book Adviser specifically to mentor business people through the whole process of writing, publishing and marketing their book. The Book Adviser idea started as a result of people being referred to me for advice about their business […]