Series: Launch Your Book

Through solo question-and-answer episodes as well as interviews with best-selling authors, entrepreneurs and publishing insiders, New York Times bestselling author and TEDx speaker Anna David breaks down the best ways to launch a book that will change your career—and life.

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A book’s journey is far from over once it’s been launched. In fact, it’s got a whole lifetime ahead of itself. And so while this podcast leads you through writing and launching a bestselling book, its ultimate goal is to help you create a book that changes your career—and your life.

How Did Alex Strathdee Get 40,000 Students to Read His Book?

Alex Strathdee is no ordinary writer. That’s because he’s as much an entrepreneur as he is a writer. And it’s how he got 40,000 students to read his first book.   WANT TO LAUNCH A BESTSELLING BOOK? GO TO

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How Does Pat Flynn Launch a Book?

Pat Flynn is one of the kings of the marketing world and that showed in the way he launched his 2016 Wall Street Journal bestseller, Will it Fly? Because he’s very open about the methods he used, I was able to do research and determine some of his…

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How Does John Lee Dumas Launch a Book?

The king of podcasting is also quite kingly when it comes to launching a book. This episode breaks down how he blew his most recent release up.   WANT TO LAUNCH A BESTSELLING BOOK? GO TO

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How Does an Author Build a Newsletter List?

A newsletter list is the single most important tool a writer can have when launching a book. But how do you get started—and what do you do once you have? First off, you need to, no matter how daunting it seems and how much it seems like you don’t…

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How to Land a Book Deal With Rea Frey

Oh, do I have a great guest for you today.  is the award-winning bestselling author of three suspense novels and four nonfiction books with St. Martin’s as well as the CEO of , a multiple six-figure business that helps connect…

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How Long Does It Take to Publish a Book?

Obviously, the length of time it takes to write and launch a book varies from writer to writer; Anthony Burgess wrote A Clockwork Orange while Junot Diaz took a decade to write The Brief, Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. And I know people who have written…

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Do People Look Down on Self-Publishing?

One thing I need to tell you right off: there was no bigger snob about self-publishing back in the day than the person writing this post. My, how times have changed. This episode breaks down how.   WANT TO LAUNCH A BESTSELLING BOOK? GO TO

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What Do I Need to Know to Record an Audiobook?

The audiobook market is a $1.2 billion business but recording and launching your own isn’t as easy as you may think. This episode breaks down the sound requirements, what it takes out of you and whether or not you should publish exclusively on…

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What’s the Difference Between a Ghostwriter, Editor & Coach?

Do you need a ghostwriter, editor or coach—and what’s the difference between those three, anyway? I answer all that and more in this episode. WANT TO LAUNCH A BESTSELLING BOOK? GRAB MY CHEAT SHEET AT

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How Can I Use Social Media to Promote My Book?

Social media isn’t just for influencers who are shamelessly hawking products. It’s actually an amazing tool for authors—provided they follow certain recommendations. I get into all of them in this episode.   WANT TO LAUNCH A BESTSELLING BOOK?…

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