Top-Shelf Copywriting Will Help You Sell More Books

One of the four cornerstones of a professionally published book is the book’s description, also known as:

Copywriting is its own animal, so even if you feel comfortable as a writer and writing your book is no big deal, unless you are a trained copywriter, you’re going to want to outsource this piece of the puzzle.

However, there are a few key things to keep in mind:

If you truly are a do-it-yourself-er with a lot of extra time on your hands, allow me to recommend two books on the art of copywriting:

For the record, I’ve read both, and I still use a skilled copywriter for my book descriptions. It’s worth the $300 (or less), without question! But I have a natural curiosity and desire to learn, and you can never have too many skills or too much knowledge!

What piece of the writing and/or publishing puzzle can I help you with? Feel free to ask me anything via email or in the blog’s comment section. I’ll be connecting with you every other week from now on, so please do be sure to reach out if you need anything in between newsletters. 🙂

Happy writing!

 

***RESOURCES***

~30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

~Aweber is my email service of choice, and they have a terrific article on building an email list for beginners.

~If you want more in-depth info about how a great book description can make the difference in your book sales, Brian Meeks talks about it in-depth in here.

~I Must Write My Book: A Companion Workbook for You Must Write a Book is coming soon. I have four paperback copies (8.5×11) available. Would you like one? Send me an email. (First come-first served, U.S. only.)

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  • Chris Syme

    I also recommend Words That Sell by Richard Bayan as a desktop reference for anyone writing copy. I’ve used it for 10 years and it’s still as appropriate today as it was then. Amen to Bryan Cohen book.