It’s never been easier to build a brand because the barrier to entry has never been lower. The internet has allowed us all to be on equal footing. The online business space offers complete and total justice.
Releasing a book is an interesting phenomenon. By the time launch week rolls around, you’ve been in the trenches with your book for months or years. And yet, most everyone else has never heard of it.
Last week, when *Real Artists Don’t Starve* released, I knew this would be a different kind of launch from my previous titles. With each book I’ve grown as a writer, researcher, and storyteller. I can honestly say this book is my best work so far.
If you would have told me then that selling physical products would be the way I make a full time income, I would have laughed. I’ve only been studying eCommerce for the past six months, hardly an expert!
Still, over the past 5 months, I’ve sold nearly $50,000 in products related to my niche, and I’d like to share the three steps I took to turn my passion project into a full time business.
Natalie sold 1,000 copies of her self-published book in the first two weeks of her launch! When I heard she accomplished such an impressive feat I had to have her on the show so you could learn what she did and how to follow in her footsteps.
A question many first-time authors ask is how to launch a book without a platform? Is it possible or do you need to build your followers first?
Our guest for today proves you can successfully launch and sell a book, without a major platform.