CARLA KING

How to Make More
Money from Your
Writing
and related work
Carla King
July 2016

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jot down ideas
think
relax brainstorm
questions

Carla King
July 2016

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jot down ideas
think
relax brainstorm
questions

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July 2016

Beyond the Usual
Suspects

Avoid the embarrassment of premature
distribution
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July 2016

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BitLit
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Inkshares
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Beacon Reader
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July 2016

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July 2016

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July 2016

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July 2016

online store
physical & digital (& bundles)
5% + 25c transaction fee
keep customer data
transactional facebook / twitter
pre-orders

Carla King
July 2016

online store
physical & digital (& bundles)
5% + 25c transaction fee
keep customer data
transactional facebook / twitter
pre-orders

Carla King
July 2016

online store
physical & digital (& bundles)
5% + 25c transaction fee
keep customer data
transactional facebook / twitter
pre-orders

Carla King
July 2016

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Document, story, and ebook sharing site
Strong social features like commenting and “readcasting”
Publish and sell stories or entire ebooks

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July 2016

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July 2016

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July 2016

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Recommend 75% off normal ebook price
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July 2016

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July 2016

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AND SLICING
Leanpub
Pressbooks
Slicebooks
Gumroad, Sellfy, Selz*

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July 2016

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July 2016

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July 2016

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July 2016

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July 2016

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July 2016

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Unbound
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July 2016

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July 2016

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July 2016

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Carla King
July 2016

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You pitch. They present to
the crowd. If you get 250
pre-ordered copies, you
write and they edit, design,
promote, publish. You get
50% gross revenue per
print book, 70% per ebook.

Carla King
July 2016

Inkshares & Unbound
You pitch. They present to
the crowd. If you get 250
pre-ordered copies, you
write and they edit, design,
promote, publish. You get
50% gross revenue per
print book, 70% per ebook.

Carla King
July 2016

BEACON READER

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July 2016

BEACON READER

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July 2016

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July 2016

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July 2016

PATREON

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July 2016

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July 2016

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July 2016

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BOOKS
SUBSCRIPTIONS
AND SLICING

FUN WITH
CROWDFUNDING

Carla King
July 2016

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