ASP 09: The 80/20 of Self-Publishing

Quote of the day

The few things that work fantastically well should be identified, cultivated, nurtured, and multiplied.

– Richard Koch

A lot has happened over the past few months. Steve is going to be a dad, and is excitedly looking forward to the birth of his child, while Barrie and Ron have been busy building a new course. But as always, the three have also been keeping up with their various projects and endeavors, and finding the most efficient and productive ways to operate. One of the strategies that they utilize is called the 80/20 principle.

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How to Launch a #1 Best-Selling Book — The 5-Day Plan That Works

Book launches can be frustrating.

You dedicate a few weeks—even months—to writing the book. Then you spend a week or so promoting it. Finally, when the dust settles, you’re “rewarded” with a handful of daily sales.

But here’s the interesting thing…

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ASP 08: How to Overcome Fears, Doubts, and Burnout

Quote of the day

Be courageous and try to write in a way that scares you a little.

– Holley Gerth

Writing can be a scary thing! You are putting yourself out there, presenting your thoughts and ideas and making yourself vulnerable to critique and criticism. But they say that nothing good comes easy, so maybe that is why writing is so rewarding. In today’s podcast, we discuss fear, doubts, and burnout as they relate to writing.

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Becoming A Better Writer Requires Constantly Improving Your Writing Skills

I write six days a week an average of 3000 or more words a day. This writing includes blog posts, books I’m working on, as well as materials for self-improvement courses I create. That adds up to about 936,400 words a year. According to Amazon’s Text Stats feature, the median length for all books is about …

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ASP 02: Writing Habit: How to Write on a Daily Basis

Quote of the Day:

Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration. The rest of us get up and go to work.

– Stephen King

A Few Ground Rules for Productive Writers

When it comes to accomplishing goals and forming habits that lead to success, one of the biggest hindrances is ego depletion. We all draw from the same reservoir of willpower, but that reservoir is not bottomless. Making choices and sticking to them is not always easy, so it is important that we avoid the pitfalls of ego depletion by limiting the number of choices that we have to make. In doing so, we will save more creative energy for writing.

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