21 Trade Secrets & Best Practices
How do you become an award-winning and best-selling author? Literary agent Cyle Young and author Bethany Jett teach you the trade secrets, insider tips, and best practices you need to know to help you advance your writing career. This is the time to start.
I’m used to hearing craft tips as a fiction writer, but I rarely have gotten tips from industry professionals on the business side of writing. I know I’ll want to go back for a refresher, but the 21 Trade Secrets and Best Practices modules have given me an important foundation on which to begin to learn the business side of my writing journey. Now I have work to do.
— Mary Gardner
Duration: 110 minutes
Winning at Winning Contests
Winning your way to a publishing contract and/or agency contract. Embrace contests to initiate your writing career.
Create publicity and create market awareness by winning contests. Learn why you need to separate your writing passion from your contest entries, and harness your contests entries to work for you.
Duration: 60 minutes
Binge Writing: Write Faster, Smarter, and in Less Time
Discover the Binge Writer in you. For some, writing is a talent, a special gift they were naturally born with. But for most, writing is a craft, improved upon over time by intentional practice and repetition. Every writer has the potential to write thousands of words, but often times our lifestyle, atmosphere, and/or self-esteem holds us back. In this workshop, you will learn how to unlock your subconscious, control your internal censor, harness your ideal writing time, capture ideas, set goals, and most importantly, get a lot of words down on paper.
Duration: 65 minutes
Picture Book Proposals that Sell
This same proposal has led to traditional publishing contracts for 17+ children's picture books in the last six months and counting. Let award-winning author and literary agent Cyle Young lead you through creating a children's picture book proposal that sells! Don't miss out on creating the best proposal you can to help you sell your book!
Duration: 55 minutes
Targeted Facebook Ads that Sell
Do you want to see a 200%-300% return on your investment by using Facebook Ads?
What about 500%?
Those targets are realistic and the highest selling authors are hitting those advertising benchmarks often--and now you can too! Don't listen to the naysayers! Well-targeted Facebook ads do work and they will help you increase your exposure and sell more books. Sign up for this class and start advertising today!
Duration: 100 minutes
There is NO BETTER marketing strategy in the entire world than BookBub. In this course, learn what BookBub is and how you can utilize BookBub Featured Ads and their regular advertisements to work for you. You'll discover how to advertise on international BookBub copycats and how to build followers on this amazing marketing platform!
You'll discover how to advertise on international BookBub copycats and how to build followers on this amazing marketing platform!
Duration: 90 minutes
How to Run Amazon Marketing Ads
Amazon is the largest single retailer of books anywhere on the globe. Authors who understand Amazon marketing services can effectively advertise their books to a seemingly unlimited audience of book buyers and readers.
This course will show you how to do two types of Amazon marketing ads - sponsored product ads and product display ads. By the end of this class, you'll be able to run effective ads that'll allow you to have a high return on your investment.
Duration: 60 minutes
The Polished Draft
Market Like a Pro
200+ Tech Tools Every Author Should Know
Wonderful World of Widgets
Shouting in a Windstorm