The Profitable Writer

The Profitable Writer

Hosted by: Kent Sanders

The Profitable Writer Podcast helps you create more impact and income with a writing business. Episodes features interviews with guest experts as well as content to help you grow your business, become more productive,...

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Tips for Writing & Marketing Historical Fiction | Melissa LaShure

Most of what we discuss here on the Profitable Writer podcast is centered around nonfiction. That’s what I write, both for myself and for clients, and most of our guests are focused on nonfiction. However, today I’m...
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Ghostwriting 101: What Do Prospective Clients Really Want?

  As a ghostwriter (or someone who wants to be), it's easy to worry about whether you have the right credentials to be perceived as a pro. However, there's a far more important question you must ask first. *** Thanks...
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Monetizing Your Author Platform & Diversifying Your Income Streams | Thomas Umstattd, Jr.

We talk a lot about income streams here on the show because there are countless ways to take your book or message and make money from it. A book is only the starting point. Many authors write a book, publish it, and...
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Ghostwriting 101: Why Writing Books for Others is a Great Business

The #1 topic people ask me about is ghostwriting. On this episode, we'll dive into ten reasons ghostwriting is a great business for writers. 1. You can work on your own time. 2. Books are pretty straightforward to...
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The Long-Term Journey of Building Your Writing Career | Ariel Curry & Liz Morrow

Much of what we do as writers is focused on the here and now. There’s that blog post to write, that client chapter, those emails to answer, that marketing plan to think about, that cover design to approve. All good...
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How to Talk About Yourself Through Your Author Bio & Branding | Lindsey Hughes

As a writer, your primary job is to communicate. Most of us feel very comfortable communicating our ideas, stories, and other content in a variety of forms. If you write for clients, you probably feel right at home...
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How to Build Income Streams from Your Writing | Dan Miller

Today’s episode is bittersweet because I’m re-running a conversation I had with Dan Miller back in August of 2021. Dan was the founder of 48 Days, a company dedicated to helping you find or create work you love. He...
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The Power of Systems to Grow Your Writing Business | Mike Abramowitz

You can have all the talent in the world as a writer, but if you don’t have good systems to operate and grow your business, it will be tough to be successful over the long haul. That’s why I’m excited to bring you...
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Writing "A Child Called 'It'" and Building an Extraordinary Writing Career | Dave Pelzer

As the host of this podcast, I have the privilege of talking to lots of extraordinary writers, business leaders, and creative minds. Today I’m honored to bring you this conversation with a truly legendary writer, for...
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How to Turn Your Podcast into a Book | Jody Maberry & Kent Sanders

If you’re a podcaster who has dreamed of having your own book, you’ll love today’s episode! Last Fall, my good friend Jody Maberry and I co-led a webinar called “Podcast to Published.” The goal of the webinar was to...
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Funding your Book with a Kickstarter Campaign | Lestie May Zachary

We live in an incredible time! As an author, you have a variety of options for publishing and funding your books. If you’re doing self-publishing, one of the most interesting ways to fund the book is by crowdsourcing...
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How to Build a Writing Habit in 2024

As a writer, you long to make a difference in the world. You want to use your creative gifts. You might even want to build a part-time or full-time business with your writing. We know that a writing habit is the...
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