Sometimes using the right tool for the job makes all the difference. If you are still using Microsoft Word to write your book, I have some good news: Much better tools exist. The challenge with writing is that each writer is different. This means different writers will do better with different tools.
To help us navigate the world of writing tools, we have a special guest. He is the creator of Kindlepreneur.com, a website devoted to teaching advanced book marketing. He is also the creator of Publisher Rocket, a software that helps authors see what’s really going on in the book market, so they can pick better keywords and categories to help them sell more books.
Dave Chesson, welcome to the Christian Publishing Show.
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As always, great information from Dave Chesson. I’m an old-timer still using Word, but thinking of looking into Plottr.
The best thing I own for marketing is his Publisher Rocket. I use it for every book and every time I have a book on sale, it helps me tweak so I get the best results.
Writers might want to be aware that they will still need to convert a book to Word and clean up the formatting before submitting it to an editor or publisher. So Word isn’t going anywhere, and they’ll need to understand the software well enough to track changes and get through the publishing process.