Tim Grahl

Book Launch Show

Follow along as book launch expert Tim Grahl teaches you the fundamentals of launching a bestselling book.
Book Launch Show

Description

Follow along as book launch expert Tim Grahl teaches you the fundamentals of launching a bestselling book. Based on his work with hundreds of authors and launching dozens of top New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other bestselling books, he will share the insights and step-by-step tactics you can use to launch your own successful book. Click here to download your free copy of Book Launch Blueprint Click here to support Charlie Hoehn's Kickstarter campaign. Have a question you want Tim to answer on a future episode?

Episodes

The book is out!

Jul 13, 2018 00:37:12

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My new book, Running Down a Dream, is now out! In this episode I share an extended excerpt from the audiobook. runningdownadream.com

Getting Blurbs, Audiobooks, Trade vs Indie Publishing, and more

Jun 26, 2018 00:36:27

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We're getting close to the pub date for RUNNING DOWN A DREAM and I've made a lot of progress on the launch. In this episode I discuss how to get blurbs, recording an audiobook, choosing indie vs trade publishing, creating a media kit, and a lot more.

Blurbs and Beginning Outreach

May 15, 2018 00:16:45

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The manuscript is done and off to the copy editor, so now it's time to start getting blurbs and starting outreach.

Planning My Book Launch

Apr 12, 2018 00:27:22

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With my next book, Running Down a Dream, being published on July 11th, I'm now in book launch mode! This week I talk about the origins of the book, my overall plan to launch this book, and my emotions around launching such a personal book.

Outreach 101, Plus My Next Book Launch

Apr 5, 2018 00:17:50

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My next book, Running Down a Dream, will be published on July 11th. Follow along for the next three months as I plan and execute the launch. In this episode, we start talking about the importance and basics of Outreach.

Self-publish the Right Way with Michael Bungay Stanier - Part 3

Apr 1, 2018 00:15:26

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In Part 3 Michael Bungay Stanier continues sharing the do's and don't's of a self-publishing book launch. See more at booklaunch.com/podcast

Self-publish the Right Way with Michael Bungay Stanier - Part 2

Mar 31, 2018 00:20:44

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In Part 2 Michael Bungay Stanier continues sharing the do's and don't's of a self-publishing book launch. See more at booklaunch.com/podcast

Self-publish the Right Way with Michael Bungay Stanier - Part 1

Mar 30, 2018 00:21:01

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Michael Bungay Stanier has done both traditional and self-publishing, and with his latest book he's had the most success. Follow along as he shares the do's and don't's of a self-publishing book launch. See more at booklaunch.com/podcast

Book Launching on Kickstarter - Part 3

May 23, 2017 00:22:26

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Charlie and I continue our discussion on how to successfully launch books on the Kickstarter platform. We talk through how to count the cost of your campaign, how to pick the right funding levels, and how to ensure that your project gets funded.

Book Launching on Kickstarter - Part 2

May 2, 2017 00:21:56

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Marketing and launching a book on Kickstarter. This is a conversation with Charlie Hoehn on the ins and outs of what it takes to launch successfully.

Book Launching on Kickstarter - Part 1

Apr 11, 2017 00:24:01

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Have you ever thought about launching a book on Kickstarter? Or even running your own crowd funded book project? Book marketing expert and friend Charlie Hoehn joins me to discuss his latest project and how he's leveraging Kickstarter for the launch.

Email Marketing and Book Launches

Feb 24, 2017 00:19:04

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Email marketing is your #1 tool in selling more books. In this episode I discuss how to get your email list up and running and get your first 100 subscribers. See more at booklaunchshow.com.

Social Media and Book Launches

Feb 17, 2017 00:17:33

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How does social media play into your overall author platform and book launch goals? In this episode I break down the truths and myths around social media. See more at booklaunch.com.

What is an author platform?

Feb 10, 2017 00:15:56

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Every author has to solve three problems in order to build a platform that reliably sells books.

Your Questions, My Answers - Part 2

Dec 29, 2016 00:19:20

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What is the best time of year to launch your book? How do you prove that people bought your book? How fast can I expect to grow? These questions and more are answered in this episode.

Your Questions, My Answers - Part 1

Dec 28, 2016 00:19:19

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How much time should I spend on marketing? How do I move to the Long Game launch? Should self-pub authors focus on pre-orders? These questions and more get answered.

Getting Fans and Influencers to Help

Dec 22, 2016 00:27:08

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There are two groups of people you want spreading the word about your book... fans and influencers. One is pretty easy and straight forward, the other... is not! Tim walks you through each of these and how to best approach it.

How to Get Fans to Buy Your Book

Dec 21, 2016 00:18:42

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Why should anyone buy your book right now? It's going to be available forever. It's too easy to put the book on their wish list and then never get around to buying it. How do you trigger people to buy now instead of waiting until later?

The 4 Types of Book Launches

Dec 16, 2016 00:21:04

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There are 4 types of book launches and you need to know which type you are running before you start making any plans.

#1 Thing for a Successful Launch

Dec 13, 2016 00:18:15

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What is the #1 most important thing for a successful launch? The answer may surprise you...

Strategy, Tactics, Fans, and Influencers

Dec 13, 2016 00:14:56

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What is the difference between Strategy and Tactics and Fans and Influencers? And how does this apply to your book launch?

Let's Get Started

Dec 13, 2016 00:11:11

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Join Tim Grahl, book marketing expert, as he shares the strategy and tactics he's learned from launching dozens of top bestselling books.