S11 E44 Misconception #3: You need to launch your book immediately after it’s published, and the only reason for a launch is to sell a lot of books
- “The publishing of a book is a worldwide event. The attempt to suppress a book is a worldwide event.” — Salman Rushdie
- There’s a good chance that book sales will get you nowhere. So focus on leveraging your book instead.
- Two launches are 500% better than one: your soft launch and then your bestseller launch (2-9 months later).
- Look at your calendar and decide: 1) when you want to publish (i.e. have your book up for sale); and 2) when it’s strategic to do your bestseller launch.
- [TAKE ACTION] Set a date to get your manuscript done!
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