Course Description

Become certified as an expert in the book publishing industry. Do you have a manuscript ready and are wondering what steps to take next and how to self-publish your words? Everyone has a story, this course is designed to help you get your story out. We cover from A-Z Writing, publishing, and marketing your book. Learn how to establish continuous sales. The course will guide you from draft to a finished book and on the successful marketing of your book.

These days, you don't need a publishing house or literary agent to get published. The Internet and modern software packages have made it possible for anyone who wants to create his/her own book. Even if you decide you don't have a knack for writing, there are other ways to put together an informative piece of work that will sell and will help to get you labeled as an expert. All it takes to start is having a passion for knowledge about some popular niche that you want to market.

The knowledge you’ll gain by having an inside expert teaching you how to position your book for publication gives you a unique advantage and drastically increases your chances of getting noticed in this increasingly competitive industry.

Jessie Bowen

Martial Artists , Author, Publisher, Certified Business & Life Success Coach

Jessie Bowen Author, Publisher, Certified Life & Business Coach, Motivational Coach, and Sports Mind Coach. Meet Your Success Coach Meet Your Success Coach Jessie Bowen, author and publisher for Elite Publications. Jessie has spent over 30 years in the coaching, speaking, and publishing business, with over 20 books to his credit. He holds degrees in business management, Silva Method Lecturer, Life Success Coach, Sports Performance Coach, Motivational Expert, sports hypnosis, martial arts, and martial science. He is a corporate educator for Duke Corporate Education, rated the #1 custom corporate training in the world, providing breakthrough knowledge to support corporate teams, helping them make their breakthrough. As an educator, he has been on the Duke University Physical Education staff for over 28 years, influencing thousands of students in the study of martial arts and mindfulness training. Jessie has been inducted into a number of martial arts halls of fame for his contributions to the martial arts, including the 2020 Action Martial Arts Hall of Honors Excellence in Publishing Award, the 2021 Take Center Stage Author Award, the 2021 International Author Impact Award, and the AFKA Hall of Fame Martial Arts Leader of the Year Award. He has published over 18 books on martial arts and personal development training, including the 2015, 2016, and 2017 Who's Who in the Martial Arts Biography Book Series. In 2018, he launched a new series, the Martial Arts Masters and Pioneers Biography Book Edition. Other books to his credit are Unstoppable Confidence, Change Your Mind, Change Your Life Success Guide, Get Motivated - the Key to Success, and the Law of Attraction. Your Through Determines Your Destiny, Zen Mind-Body Meditation System, and others. His goal in life is to help people transform their current lives into the future of their dreams. As a lecturer and success coach, Jessie can help you connect to a system that is able to teach you the secrets of controlling your mind, rising above reality, and seizing your inner potential for solving problems, achieving your goals, and relieving stress.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Become An Author Course

    • Introductory

    • Welcome To The Become An Author Course

    • Acknowledgement

    • How to use this course

  • 2

    Getting Started Become An Author

    • Traditional Versus Self-Publishing

    • The Commitment Stage

    • Become An Author - Finding Your Niche

    • 20 ste

    • The EXACT 10 Steps You Need to Learn How to Become a Writer

    • Become An Author - Writing Is Easy Right

    • 10 Steps to Become A Better Writer

  • 3

    Chapter #2 Author Tools & Options For Writing

    • Journaling Techniques to Improve Your Writing

    • Why write a creative outline plan first?

    • become an author Fill In The Blanks

    • Task One: Look over four books similar to your interest.

    • Become An Author - For Those That Talk Better Than They Write

    • Become An Author Why Choose A Voice Recognition Tool

    • Become An Author - TO INSERT THE TOC

    • Become An Author - How To Format Everything Quickly

    • Become A Author - Adding Pictures

    • Become An Author - Using Stock Photo Banks

    • Become An Author - You Get What You Pay For

    • Start here to develop an idea for your next book

    • Idea Generator One: What you're good at

    • Idea Generator Two: Your past experiences

    • Idea Generator Three: Your knowledge

    • Idea Generator Four: What you enjoy most

    • Checklist Is this the right idea for you TODAY

    • Develop your idea and assess the market

    • Dismissing Myths about writing a bookmaster

    • Today we'll develop your idea and assess the market

    • Idea Generator Five From challenge to opportunity

    • Simple steps in developing your idea

    • Assess the market for your book

    • Outlining your book

    • Create your outline

  • 4

    Other Method of Writing Your Book

    • Become An Author - What About Ghostwriters 

    • Become An Author - Old Fashioned Audio Tapes

    • Become An Author - When You Can't Fill In The Blanks PLR

    • Become An Author - Cost More Than PLR

    • Become An Author - Freelance Writers

  • 5

    Publishing Pre-Orders

    • Make your print books available for pre-order

    • Bookstore placement through DartFrog

  • 6

    Kindle Publishing

    • The pros of Amazon exclusivity

    • What does it take to succeed in KU

    • How does Kindle Unlimited work for an author

    • Kindle Publishing Overview

    • Kindle Publishing - Content Guidelines

    • Kindle Publishing - Are Links Permitted

    • Kindle Publishing - Creating An Account

    • Kindle Publishing - Matching Book Type

    • Kindle Publishing - Installing Kindle Create

    • Kindle Publishing - Building Your Table of Contents

    • Kindle Publishing - Selecting A Theme

    • Kindle Publishing - Formatting the Title Page

    • Kindle Publishing - Formatting the Chapter Pages

    • Kindle Publishing - Formatting Your Text

    • Kindle Publishing - Editing Your Text

    • Kindle Publishing - Adding Text

    • Kindle Publishing - Creating Your Cover

    • Kindle Publishing - Previewing and Publishing Your Book

    • Kindle Publishing - Complex Documents from PDF

    • Kindle Publishing - Preserving Links in Your Document

    • Kindle Publishing - Adding Audio and Video as an Icon

    • Kindle Publishing - Adding Audio and Video as Hyperlinks

    • Kindle Publishing - Conclusion - Upgrading Your Cover

  • 7

    Amazon marketing

    • Building a Mailing List - How to Launch a Bestselling Book in 7 Steps

    • Developing a Promotional Strategy

    • Kindle Countdown Deals

  • 8

    Book Publishing Master Class

    • masterclass_book_publishing

    • How to Launch a Bestselling Book

    • How to Promote Your Book: 5 Strategies You Need to Try

    • Marketing Your Book

  • 9

    Social Media for Book Marketing

    • Social Media Marketing That Works