I remember when I published my first book. I was so excited.
It was the best thing I had ever made, and it solved a real problem. I was sure it was going to take the world by storm and change thousands of lives. Maybe millions!
But when I launched it, instead of thousands, I had about 15 downloads.
I spent that weekend crying and eating Ben & Jerry’s… and trying to figure out what to do with my life, since obviously my writing career was doomed.
But come Monday, I got back to work. Other people were living my dream. If they could do it, I could, too. I was determined to find out how.
I studied and learned everything I could get my hands on about how to publish and market books. I tried a lot of things that didn’t work at all—and a few that did.
Since I released that book, it’s been downloaded 152,468 times. I haven’t touched it in over a year, and it’s still bringing me leads—week after week, month after month.
Not only that, I started getting clients who wanted me to help them publish their books.