Authors: Have you sold 100 book yet?

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Have you sold 100 books yet?

Yes!
36
46%
No, but I haven't completed the 10 Step Plan yet.
41
53%
No, and I read the plan and completed all the steps. (Please contact Scott!)
1
1%
 
Total votes: 78

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Re: Authors: Have you sold 100 book yet?

Post by Lentayets1 » 16 Aug 2016, 17:14

no i sold sixty books

-- 16 Aug 2016, 17:15 --

no

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Post by Scott » 18 Aug 2016, 10:54

Lentayets1 wrote:no i sold sixty books

-- 16 Aug 2016, 17:15 --

no
@Lentayets1 I know you already told me that you have not read and completed the 10 Step Plan. That is important to note since you say you sold only sixty books, I have claimed that anyone who follows the plan will sell at least 100 books.

With that said, don't be discouraged by the 60 number. That is still more than most authors, and you haven't even done the 10 step done. I do recommend you read and follow the 10 Step Plan.
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Post by Vermont Reviews » 19 Aug 2016, 05:58

Scott,

I just downloaded your book today. I will come back and take the poll after reading your book and making some notes. You have been very supportive in helping each of us to grow in our book career. Thanks once again for a great website.

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Post by WLBlbo » 11 Sep 2016, 13:57

Yes. A friend needed Christmas presents, so she gave my Christmas book. Plus,some others were desperate. :lol:

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Post by CCMeeker » 15 Sep 2016, 15:04

-Yes-

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Post by DanArnold1 » 25 Sep 2016, 13:25

I write both fiction and non-fiction. On Amazon, I average about eight sales per day + about ten complete reads on KU. There are additional sales on other platforms. My short term goal is to triple those numbers

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Post by mccarterauthor » 25 Sep 2016, 13:30

Yes, I have sold more than 100 books.

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Post by RPETRACEK » 28 Sep 2016, 15:49

Yes I have sold over 100 books. Yet they are dribble sales. It is hard to keep the momentum. Have all the social platforms covered. Websites. Do promos. The covers are fantastic. My stories are top notch. So I am going to lurk here for a couple days and see if I can pick up any new ideas.

Normally "Closed Groups" I have been in are for the owner and a few admins to turn a buck for themselves. Hope this is different.

Cheers and glad to meet you all.

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Post by Vermont Reviews » 29 Sep 2016, 12:52

I am getting there Scott. I have read your book.

I believe that I should reach this goal soon.
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Post by fritzfreud » 09 Oct 2016, 13:58

Yes I have.

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Post by DeShaun Johnson » 24 Oct 2016, 14:41

Not too long ago I purchased Scott's book and it has been an eye opener on a process to put numbers on the board.

And after seeing numerous responses, it's time for me to focus on book 3!

However, is there a forum post on best marketing strategies? How do you find your target market? What sites do you go to?

I recently became active on Twitter, posting screenshots of my book here and there while engaging with people. But man it's a slooooow process.

Cheers Scott!

P.S. I had a screen shot of your book from my Kindle App to show support and use, but how do you add an image to a forum post or response?

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Post by William Alan Webb » 04 Jan 2017, 15:03

Yes. We are about to pass 5000 copies sold in all formats, but I have no idea if that's good, bad or indifferent.

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Post by smcpherson60 » 05 Jan 2017, 06:41

Yes, of my three novels I am over 1000

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Post by MoisBenarroch » 12 Jan 2017, 03:57

I have sold thousands of books, my tip is that is you have published 10 books and only one is selling then stick to that one and promote it as much as you can, don´t force other books into the equation until the readers are ready.

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Post by Lincoln » 15 Mar 2017, 14:47

MoisBenarroch wrote:I have sold thousands of books, my tip is that is you have published 10 books and only one is selling then stick to that one and promote it as much as you can, don´t force other books into the equation until the readers are ready.
I agree completely with this. I have tried forcing other books, and it doesn't work. Just write something else. I've sold over 10k copies, most of one title, and I just let the others do their own thing now.
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