Bundles: Wide with Ebooks | Wide with Print | Sell Aggressively Wide

Going Wide In: Print | Ebook | Audiobook | Translations | Fiction Apps

Advertising On: Amazon | Facebook | Bookbub


Sell Your Ebooks Wide ($47 for 7 ebooks)

Get the first seven books in the Book Sales Supercharged series all about the 5 major ebook retailers—Amazon, Apple Books, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and Google Play Books—along with my book about how to sell ebooks and other goods direct from your website. This set of seven books starts with the general book about what it means to Get Your Book Selling Wide and continues into additional distribution options. Currently in pre-order; receive email snippets and the books as they come out.

Please note that several of these books overlap with the Sell Your Print Books Wide bundle. If you want both, consider the Aggressively Wide bundle.

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Sell Your Print Books Wide ($47 for 7 ebooks)

https://theworldneedsyourbook.com/shop/product/sell-your-print-books-wide-a-book-bundle/

Get seven books from the Book Sales Supercharged series that are focused on selling more in print at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and IngramSpark, along with less common venues like Kickstarter, live events (conferences, signings, etc.) and direct from your website. This bundle is perfect for authors who are exclusive in ebook and/or audiobook, but wide open to experiment with finding new readers in print. Currently in pre-order; receive email snippets and the books as they come out.

Please note that several of these books overlap with the Sell Your Ebooks Wide bundle. If you want both, consider the Aggressively Wide bundle.

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Sell Your Books Aggressively Wide ($97 for 16 ebooks)

Get sixteen books from the Book Sales Supercharged series that are focused on all the major avenues that independent authors are making money today.

If you know you want to be wide in every format possible and reach as many readers as possible, you can grab the Aggressively Wide Bundle! This covers every major format—ebook, print, audiobook, translations, fiction apps—along with deep dives on what’s possible at most major retailers and aggregators. There are also several niche books that help you sell direct through your own website, through a Kickstarter campaign, and live at events.

Additionally, because advertising is so important when going wide, I’ve included books on the three major book advertising platforms—Amazon, Facebook, and Bookbub.

Each book is planned to be 100+ pages that details the opportunities we have as independent authors, for over 1600 pages of great content that will open your eyes to what’s possible and where the book industry is headed in the coming years.

Currently in pre-order; receive email snippets and the books as they come out.

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Get Your Book Selling Wide (free in ebook on retailers where possible; $0.99 or price-matched everywhere else, $12.99 in paperback)

  • What selling wide means for ebooks, print books, audiobooks, translations, and subsidiary rights
  • How to choose between Kindle Unlimited (Amazon’s exclusivity program) and going wide on all the major retailers
  • The five main strategies for going wide and how authors decide:
    • Starting Wide
    • Moving Wide Cold Turkey
    • Partial Catalog Wide
    • Exclusive, Then Wide
    • Wide, Then Exclusive
  • All the places you can go wide and the benefits and downsides of each
  • The general strategies authors use to make money while having their books wide (and why they work or don’t work on various platforms)

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Get Your Book Selling on Apple Books ($9.99 ebook, $12.99 paperback)

  • What Apple Books cares about far more than the other retailers (and how to use this to your advantage)
  • How the audiobook market has sparked renewed interest from Apple Books
  • How to get merchandised at Apple Books (as this is a slightly trickier process than other retailers)
  • Key metadata optimizations that help people find your books in their search engines
  • Important aspects of the Apple Books app that will help readers discover your content
  • What Apple Books wants from authors (stated desires + things I’ve surmised)

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Get Your Book Selling on Amazon ($9.99 ebook, $14.99 paperback)

  • The publishing advice you hear everywhere that does not work as well for wide authors (5 things NOT to do)
  • The crux on non-KU visibility on Amazon and what CAN work in your favor for visibility
  • Which authors you should be targeting (KU, wide, traditionally published?) and what your book needs to hit well with each group
  • When to pre-order, when to rapid release, and when to skip it
  • How your book descriptions, ad copy, and more might need to change if you are coming out of KU and going wide
  • The Amazon ads strategies you need to keep your sales stronger and more consistent on the platform (5 things to do to keep other authors from killing your visibility)

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Get Your Book Selling on Kobo ($9.99 ebook, $12.99 paperback)

  • What Rakuten’s global strategy can tell us about how to sell more books on Kobo
  • How Kobo’s visibility algorithms and “Books Related” work in their store (what we know, what we don’t)
  • What Kobo likely wants or is open to from authors it partners more deeply with
  • Going beyond Kobo’s main store and selling books through their retailer partners
  • Important Kobo-specific details around pre-orders, metadata, and pricing (especially international pricing)
  • Advanced tips and tricks for working the Kobo promotions tab to help gain traction in their main store

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Get Your Book Selling on Google Play Books ($9.99 ebook, $12.99 paperback)

  • What Google’s renewed interest in selling ebooks (and soon, audiobooks) means for indie authors/publishers
  • Everything we know about Google Play Bookstore’s algorithms and two key projects that tell us where they’re going algorithmically
  • The Google Points program and why it matters to authors, plus how to attract readers using it
  • Why search engine optimization (SEO) truly matters for selling books on Google Play and what specifically you should do
  • My thoughts on Google’s advertising platform and how I suspect it will become important in selling books in the future
  • What to know about pre-orders, metadata, and pricing at Google Play Bookstore

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Get Your Book Selling on Barnes and Noble ($9.99 ebook, $12.99 paperback)

  • Barnes and Noble’s current business strategy for 2021 and how you can make it work in your favor for ebook, print, and audiobook
  • How to get the promotions tab at Barnes and Noble plus specific uses of it that work
  • Important metadata changes that help feed Barnes and Noble’s visibility algorithms
  • How to optimize Barnes and Noble’s underutilized print-on-demand arm and the specific settings that help you get into stores more easily
  • What is likely coming at Barnes and Noble based on publicly available data and how independent authors might utilize that information for visibility

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Get Your Book Selling on Your Website ($9.99 ebook, $12.99 paperback)

  • The advantages of selling direct through your website
  • Seller accounts, dropshipping, fulfillment, and more
  • The pains involved (setup, tech, taxes, shipping, transactional emails, etc.) and whether they are worth it or not for your business
  • How to get your readers to buy direct from you
  • Ways to find new readers for your books
  • What else you should be selling if you are selling direct

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Get Your Book Selling in Print (co-authored by Russell P. Nohelty) ($9.99 ebook, $12.99 paperback)

  • Why getting your book into a variety of print formats—from paperback, to large print, to hardcover special editions—matters for sales
  • How to sell your book in unconventional places, like libraries, schools, bookstores, specialty stores, and more
  • An overview of selling your book through signings and speaking opportunities
  • Getting your book selling with the help of crowdfunding, specifically Kickstarter
  • Selling print books through your website—what works, what doesn’t

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Get Your Book Selling on Kickstarter (co-authored by Russell P. Nohelty) ($9.99 ebook, $14.99 paperback)

  • Why using crowdfunding is an important avenue for authors and how authors are currently using it
  • Choosing the right project for Kickstarter and designing your campaign
  • Budgeting your campaign for profitability (and why it’s critical for your success!)
  • The types of messages you should send to your audience vs. cold traffic
  • How to run ads to your Kickstarter project
  • Delivering your rewards for your Kickstarter project
  • Keeping momentum going after Kickstarter

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Get Your Book Selling at Events (co-authored by Russell P. Nohelty) ($9.99 ebook, $12.99 paperback)

  • How to actually make money back from live events when you factor in tickets, travel, accommodations, table, product production and shipping, and more
  • The exact setup for a conference table that sells
  • What else you need to bring to a conference in order to keep your energy up for the duration
  • What you need to say to make book sales at your table
  • Some really smart things you can do before and after the conference to maximize momentum and profits

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Get Your Book Selling With Bundling (co-authored by Russell P. Nohelty) ($9.99 ebook, $12.99 paperback)

  • What the Novelist’s Dilemma is and why it’s important to understand for longevity in the book industry
  • Creative ways to create higher-ticket book sales (through bundling) that takes the pressure off of finding new customers
  • How to use boxed sets and anthologies to cross-promote and/or build your customer base
  • Different ancillary product ideas that work for fiction and nonfiction books
  • How you can better understand your business by mapping out your product funnels

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Get Your Book Selling with Facebook (co-authored by Russell P. Nohelty)($9.99 ebook, $14.99 paperback)

  • How to use your Facebook profile to create more visibility and sales
  • Interesting tricks that you can do with Facebook groups, pages, and events to market your books
  • The smartest things to test in Facebook ads for your books—what works, what doesn’t
  • Everything about Facebook advertising for a variety of book-related content, including viral giveaways, quizzes, blog posts, and promotional campaigns (bundles, Kickstarters, etc.)

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Get Your Book Selling in Audiobook ($9.99 ebook, $12.99 paperback)

  • The various platforms where you can upload directly (and the ones that will be opening shortly)
  • Why audiobooks have become a necessity rather than an afterthought and how wide retailers are helping to market them
  • The best ways to sell more of your audiobooks (and the people to follow who are at the forefront of this stuff)

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Get Your Book Selling on Fiction Apps ($9.99 ebook, $14.99 paperback)

  • The many different types of fiction apps that are coming out (it’s a quickly evolving space!) and how independent authors are currently negotiating deals with them
  • How to get into some of the biggest fiction apps and what they are looking for in terms of content, plus how they help you with marketing
  • How to sign up for a variety of fiction apps and what does well on each one
  • What subsidiary rights you need to understand and be well-versed in to start partnering with these companies (even while in KU)
  • Contract issues, rights grabs, and other muck you want to protect yourself from while working with these apps
  • Some thoughts on the long-term viability of these apps, where the market might go, and more

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Get Your Book Selling in Translation ($9.99 ebook, $14.99 paperback)

  • Why and how to get your book translated using a variety of tools and services
  • The most popular languages that independent authors are translating into right now
  • Which languages you might want to start with first and how to get your books as wide in those languages as possible
  • Marketing resources for each major language (what’s available, what’s not)

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Get Your Book Selling with Bookbub ($9.99 ebook, $14.99 paperback)

  • Clear information on how to make your books appealing for a Bookbub Featured Deal (or International if you are in Kindle Unlimited)
  • How to use other Bookbub features to bring awareness to your books and series
  • How to get display advertising working for you (and the mindset you need for mastering this ad platform)

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