Short books have emerged as a powerful marketing tool.
While traditional publishers have been reluctant to take on such projects, they are finally realising the power and effectiveness of short books.
Short books are quickly gaining popularity for a number of reasons: they convey the same information and knowledge as longer works, but without all the fluff; they are easy to read and consume in one sitting; their short length makes them more appealing to busy readers who find it hard to commit hours at a time to reading; and, finally, they allow for more variety in content, which increases the number of titles that people can read.
While shorter books may be the latest trend, their popularity is nothing new.
Writing a book is no easy task, and it's even more difficult to write a short one. Never fear-here are some tips on how to author your short book!
A lot of people will give you tips on how to write a long book-and that's great if you can. You might even get lucky and write a full-length novel or nonfiction book. But what if writing longer is just not your thing? What do you do then?
To begin with, remember that your book is just one part of a bigger picture. It's meant to be read in conjunction with a lot of other material on the topic you're writing about-that includes articles, blog posts, and videos. Some people do create eBooks or short books because they want to provide a brief summary of what they teach in their courses or workshops, and that's just fine.
If you're looking to author a short book, here are some tips:
Once you've published, it's time to promote your book. It could be through your email list, or social media, or blogging, or a pitch to the editor of a well-known website or blog that gets a lot of visitors every month.
The market for short books is vast and growing all the time!