This week, I’m excited to share one of our newest shows with you: Zero to Book.
On this episode, Jeff Goins and Pamela Wilson discuss reader feedback, exceeding expectations, and three ways to apply the principle of generosity breeding reciprocity.
As they discuss, your existing audience members help you in two ways: they provide feedback on the ideas you plan to write about and they build anticipation for your book.
But for the feedback to come in and the anticipation to build, you have to be willing to share your ideas.
Some authors hesitate to reveal their thoughts because they fear someone else “stealing” them and publishing them before their book is released.
But there are costs if you don’t take the risk and share your ideas — putting your ideas out there has distinct benefits. To start, it’s a chance to begin exceeding people’s expectations of you.
Here are a couple more episodes you shouldn’t miss this week:
On this episode of The Digital Entrepreneur, Brian and Jerod begin a five-episode series that breaks down the elements of the modern marketing website.
On this episode of TubeTalk, host Jeremy Vest discusses how YouTube influencers can help you expand the reach of your products through reviews and how-to videos.
And one more thing …
If you want to get my Rainmaker Rewind pick of the week sent straight to your favorite podcast player, subscribe right here on Rainmaker.FM.
See you next week.
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