Writing A Book - Important Points To Remember

Once your book is published it is not always easy or possible to make changes. That's why it's important to ensure things are done right from the beginning, otherwise you can end up paying the price with less than expected book sales.

Here are three of many things you should consider while writing a book.

1. Know the real needs of your customer

Before your start writing you need to know what the market wants. For fiction books, people usually read them because they want to be stimulated. So you need to ask yourself this question: what material, what information, what words are going to stimulate people? What can I do to make my book interesting and to keep turning the page.

This need is different for non-fiction readers. People usually buy non-fiction books for two reasons: firstly to learn something; and secondly to solve a problem they are currently experiencing. So when writing your book take the time to think about your customers needs and that the best marketing tool is the customer.

2. Know your skills

Most people have a good understanding of where their strengths and weaknesses lie. So keep this in mind when writing your book. For example, if writing is not your strong point, then don't write it. There are plenty of ways to write a book: hire a ghost writer, use transcribing software.

If you writing is a weak skill for you then get help writing it and concentrate on your strengths, like marketing or selling the book. Know that just because you are publishing a book, it doesn't mean you have to write every word yourself. You will save time and money if you concentrate on your strengths and compensate your weaknesses.

3. Secure testimonials

Before you release your book, try to secure solid testimonials for your book. That is, send out a section of your book to potential customers or even better, experts in your field, and ask them to write a short paragraph about the book. You can then print these testimonials on your book's cover or include them in your sales copy.

In summary, when writing your book make the effort to seek out professional advice, especially for areas that you do not have knowledge or experience in. Also remember that sometimes it is better to spend money outsourcing tasks or getting other people to cover your weaknesses. Know what the market wants and tell the world about what other people have said about your book.


Dale Beaumont is the author of this article. He is an internationally renowned book publishing expert, the author of 16 best-selling books and the creator of the Get Published Secrets Program.  

To discover how the Get Published Secrets Program can help YOU become a best selling author in record time, click on the link below now:

Have you claimed your FREE 68 Minute Audio and 43–page Publishing Guide (valued at $147)?

If not complete the form below now and your FREE gift will be sent to you immediately.

Claim your FREE CD & Guide today & discover how to get your book published sooner!

To secure your FREE 68 Minute Audio and 43–page Publishing Guide (valued at $147) simply fill in your name, email address and country below and let me know how you found out about this website. Within minutes I’ll email you a special link to a private webpage, where you can download your audio recording and guide instantly!

Your Name:                    

Your Email Address:         


How did you find this page?    
Important: Because so many authors are downloading our FREE audio and guide, which is putting a huge strain on our server, this page will NOT be available for much longer. So grab your FREE copy while you still can! Privacy Policy: We hate spam! Your details will never be shared, rented or traded with anyone else, period! We respect your privacy.

Website Development by Sure Fire Marketing