Writer on the Side

Writer on the Side

www.writerontheside.com
Learn how to publish a nonfiction book while working a full-time job


018 David Jahr on Ghostwriting Three New York Times Bestsellers
May 15 • 48 min
How to hire a ghostwriter to help you out
017 How to Design a Book Cover: 3 Simple Options
May 1 • 18 min
Should you pay someone to design a book cover for you?
016 Writing a Book Outline: A Simple Framework for Nonfiction Books
Apr 17 • 13 min
Intro, Main Content, and Conclusion
015 Book Title and Formatting Mistakes - Lessons from Two Launches
Apr 3 • 15 min
What to look out for before launching your book
014 Why Amazon is Still the Best Marketplace for First-Time Authors
Mar 20 • 15 min
A step-by-step decision process with examples
013 Yes, You Should Self-Publish Your First Book on Amazon
Mar 6 • 16 min
Self-publishing vs. Traditional Publishing
012 Amazon Verified Reviews: How do authors get them for free?
Feb 19 • 13 min
Do people have to buy your book for their review to appear as a verified purchase?
011 How to launch a book on Amazon (with a zero marketing budget)
Feb 7 • 14 min
A simple five-phase strategy that works
010 How Céline Zabad’s first book hit the Amazon Best Seller list
Jan 23 • 30 min
A discussion about her launch strategy
009 Should you pay for book reviews (and other questions)
Jan 10 • 14 min
Short answer: No
008 Writing a Book in 2019 (Real Case Study)
Dec 27, 2018 • 18 min
Launching “Project Kickoff” soon
007 Choosing a book title that sells
Dec 17, 2018 • 15 min
Four things every nonfiction book title needs
006 Three Ways a Blog Can Help You Write a Book
Dec 7, 2018 • 11 min
Should you blog or not?
005 How to refine your book’s topic for maximum sales
Nov 27, 2018 • 22 min
Four tips to help you out
004 How to choose a topic for your first nonfiction book
Nov 19, 2018 • 14 min
Four criteria: Interest, Experience, Market, and Job-Related
003 How to Find Time for Writing a Book (& other FAQs)
Nov 9, 2018 • 9 min
Write for 30 minutes a day, five times a week
002 How Much Money Can You Make Writing a Book?
Nov 9, 2018 • 9 min
A detailed look at the ROI of being an author on the side
001 Introduction to the Writer on the Side Podcast (and Rule #1)
Nov 9, 2018 • 12 min
Rule #1: Write a really, really useful book