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Writer’s Platform
Introduction
I know. Many guides out there promise success in 30 days, two weeks, and even 24 hours.
Some guarantee success on autopilot. There’s a googolplex of sales pages swearing that you
can go from having ten dollars to being a millionaire with little effort.
Let’s be even more honest; you’ve wanted to believe some of those promises. But you know
better.
This isn’t one of those empty promises. This is a step-by-step guide on creating an amazing
author platform in 90 days, based on your ability to write, be interesting, and engage others.
Here’s what’s going to happen. You’ll read this book. You’ll think, “Man, this sounds like a big
job.” And you’ll wonder if you really have time to do it.
What you won’t have to wonder is
whether
it’s going to work. It won’t be effortless. But it will
work.
In this book, we’ll cover:
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How to build a genuine online platform;
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How to generate buzz around your book;
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How to launch a book successfully using only social media;
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How to make sure your book lives up to the hype you’re about to build.
We won’t cover:
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Strategies unrelated to social media, such as radio and TV interviews, speaking
engagements, book tours, etc.;
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Advertising-based strategies;
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Shady social media tactics, e.g. procuring huge numbers of dummy followers through
special websites;
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