In this 23-page, step by step guide I share my mistakes and my successes to help you avoid making the same errors and to become a successful author sooner than you would have done without this guide.
I do not claim to have all the answers and my way might not be other people’s way. However, whether you are a potential author, an author starting out or already an author; I am sure that this guide can help you in some way and will prove a worthwhile investment.
The guide includes advice on:
Maximising the selling potential of resources
Creating a cover page
Copyrighting your resources
Pricing your resources
Adding links to other resources and your shop in descriptions
Creating your TES shop
Increasing the visibility of your resources
Promoting your products through social media platforms
Dealing with reviews
The resource contains hyperlinks to useful sites and tools which will help you in making and promoting your products.
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TES Author Excel Sales and Accounts Tracker
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"This is a great introduction to successful sales on TES. I love the simple organization and easy-to-understand descriptions. Clear and bold reading with organized layout makes for a great resource."
"This resource is super useful and very inspiring. Thank you for creating this, it's just what I needed!"
"Fab resource. I have been an author for a while so wasn't sure how useful I would find this but I now have 10 actions to follow up and some useful resources to investigate. Many thanks for sharing and inspiring!"
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TES Authors Resource Bundle
This bundle contains three valuable resources for authors. Whether you are a potential author, an author just starting out or already an author; I am sure that these resources can help you in some way and will prove a worthwhile investment.<br /> <br /> <b>'How to Become a Successful TES Author - Step-by-Step Guide'</b><br /> <br /> I began to produce resources for TES in August 2015. When I look back at my early resources I cringe! I made so many mistakes…. Since then I have come a long way and learned so much. One of my resources made over 900 sales in the space of a few weeks and earned nearly £2000 in royalties.<br /> <br /> In this 23-page, step-by-step guide I share my mistakes and my successes to help you avoid making the same mistakes and to become a successful author sooner than you would have done without this guide. I do not claim to have all the answers and ‘my way’ might not be other people’s way. <br /> <br /> <b>Author Resource - Excel Sales and Accounts Workbook</b><br /> <br /> This resource will help you to keep an account of the numbers of your sales and earnings each day. It will provide valuable data that will help to inform you how to most effectively manage your business. <br /> <br /> This excel workbook will<br /> <br /> Keep accounts of daily / weekly / monthly and yearly sales figures and numbers of products sold<br /> Record sales figures in graph format<br /> Provide real-time averages of products sold and sales figures for each day of the week<br /> Provide real-time averages of products sold and sales figures for each week of the year<br /> Provide real-time averages of products sold and sales figures for each month of the year<br /> Provide real-time averages of products sold and sales figures for each year<br /> <br /> It will enable you to analyse <br /> <br /> Which days are the best for sales<br /> How TES sales or individual sales impact on numbers of products sold<br /> Observe trends in sales throughout the year<br /> <br /> <b>Author Calendar and Planner</b><br /> <br /> Nine out of ten of my top-selling resources are seasonal resources and ‘special day’ resources. My everyday resources are my 'bread and butter' resources; my seasonal resources are truly the icing on my cake! Keep ahead and plan your seasonal resources with this calendar and planner which contains all the major special days and awareness days for the whole year. No more missing special days or not allocating yourself enough time to produce resources. Days that change in date each year are highlighted red; days that are fixed are black. It is available in PDF and word format to allow editing.<br /> <br /> Read the reviews:<br /> <br /> "This is really excellent."<br /> <br /> "I've been an author here for just six months so I was pleased to get some good new tips about how to be a successful author. The Excel sales tracker is really helpful and I have started to complete it and seen some interesting trends - very helpful. Finally, the calendar is great. I've started working out what events are coming up and the ideas have started flowing! Thank you for your insights and help."
Some interesting advice, will wait and see if it works!
This is so useful and encouraging. Thanks for sharing.
This resource has given me the confidence to get started. Something that I've kept putting off. Thank you
Thank you - some really helpful tips. I look forward to using them!
Thanks, really useful document...
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