Why You Should Author a Book to Boost Your Success
Many would-be authors think about writing their own book with a dose of uncertainty. After all, publishing a book is a big milestone and is no small accomplishment. So, it’s understandable that people get nervous about writing, editing, and sharing their story, well before they’ve even written the first page. They ask themselves, “should I bother to author a book?”
But the truth is that so many people could make a difference in their own lives and in the lives of others if they put their story out into the world. A book is a powerful tool for inspiring others, and finding personal success and confidence. Furthermore, publishing a book is helpful for growing your brand, reputation and career.
You’ll see more details in my upcoming book, The Power of Authority: How to the Get Revenue, Respect, and Results You Deserve by Authoring a Book. There, you’ll find a comprehensive list of the many varieties of professionals who can benefit personally and financially from authoring a book. And it doesn’t just lead to financial rewards through book sales. In addition, being an author can lead to distinctive opportunities that can grow your career to new heights. You’ll also discover the best ways to make the most out of these opportunities.
You’ll learn all about the doors that will open once you’ve claimed your new role as a voice of authority. See these secrets to success and more in my book, available later this year. But in the meantime, read the not-so-subtle signs that authoring a book could be your best path forward when it comes to professional, personal and financial success.
Why should you author a book? Because it can help you attract new customers and clients, by growing your reputation as an expert in your field!
Any sort of professional who owns a business can further their success when they author a book. It doesn’t even have to be a lengthy endeavor – a business card book can make a big impression. It’s an easy way to set you apart from other similar businesses as the resident expert in your industry.
A book can also ensure that you stay on your clients’ radar well after your first impression. After all, you have likely thrown away hundreds of business cards in your lifetime, but how often do you throw away a book?
This is especially the case for professionals, such as:
So make your mark, and leave a lasting impression with this unique marketing tool that can grow your business in more ways than one.
You don’t have to be a sole business owner to enjoy the professional benefits of publishing a book! A book on your industry or field of expertise can add a big boost to your resume. And it can also put you in a position to climb up the corporate ladder and acquire new positions and opportunities.
By becoming an author, you automatically cement your authority without having to brag or call attention to your accomplishments – it’s all right there in print.
Want to advance to new positions, or find new your opportunities in your field? Authoring a book can certainly help you accomplish exactly that.
The financial rewards of authoring a book do not end once your book has hit the shelves. This is because your new role as author can lead you to a number of additional opportunities in the not-so-distant future.
Once you’ve published a book, you’ve opened the door for:
These opportunities are explored in detail in my upcoming book. Just remember that being an author sets the stage for ample financial and professional growth down the road.
Do you dream about exploring a new field that you are passionate about?
Do you have a hobby or a pastime that you want to transform into a fulfilling career? Authoring a book can help!
Regardless if you want to go back to school, acquire a new position, or launch your own company, publishing a book can serve as a stepping stone to enter the industry or profession of your dreams.
Imagine listing your status as an author on a college application, or handing a copy of your book to an interviewer during a job hunt. Writing and publishing a book always opens a lot of doors, and this is particularly true when you are just getting started on a new career path.
If friends, family members, and colleagues have told you that your story deserves to be shared, it’s simply because it does!
You have a wealth of knowledge that is distinctive and uniquely yours. Maybe it’s on a specific industry or a niche topic. Or perhaps it’s a story of overcoming obstacles to reach your goals. In the end, your voice and your story matter, and they can provide inspiration to a far-reaching and limitless audience.
Remember that you don’t have to author a book simply to advance your professional career or business. Writing and publishing a book will also give you an inherent sense of joy, a feeling of accomplishment, and provides you with confidence that will last long after your story goes to your partner publisher.
So if any of the above scenarios or situations align with your personal goals, now is the time to get writing!
Set aside a few minutes every day to jot down your ideas, create an outline, or just to type out the beginning of your book. Once you get started, you’ll be amazed at how quickly the project will progress, as sometimes it takes just months for a book to go from initial idea and concept to a printed piece of literature.
Be on the lookout for the launch of my new book The Power of Authority: How to Get the Revenue, Respect, and Results You Deserve by Authoring a Book. And in the meantime, start envisioning how a book can expand your success in virtually endless ways.
Do you prefer in-person training and collaboration to learn how to author and publish a book? Schedule your visit to meet us in Florida in January 2020 for Book Bound By The Sea. You’ll learn everything you need to become a published author, plus make a new network of authors for ongoing support!
Join the January Book Bound By The Sea Workshop here. I look forward to seeing you there!