Creating a Book Business Plan Template: For Your Book or Book Series
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The days of posting to Kindle, being discovered by readers “accidentally”, and hitting the top 10 bestseller list with no marketing, ads, or plan ended. Unicorn stories happen every once in a while, but the most successful authors have a pattern and those focused on writing full time as independent or hybrid authors use a plan.
Use these steps to build a template for connecting with your readers for each book or book series. Attempting to squeeze the unique bends, twists, and curves of your story into someone else’s marketing plan isn’t the way to reach your readers. Your book or book series deserves a template built specifically for you.
By the end of this blog post you’ll have the outline to build a book business plan template for each new book or book series. You’ll also have the foundation to add-to or remove the elements you need as your book catalog grows.
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Within minutes you'll have the ability to launch your author site with every component an author needs to connect with readers today:
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