TES Authors: How to Become a Successful TES Author
I began to produce TES resources in August 2015. When I look back at some of my early resources I cringe! I made so many mistakes…. Since then I have come a long way and learned so much. I have consistently been one of the top-selling authors on TES and have 47 TES recommended resources. One resource made over 900 sales in the space of a few weeks and earned nearly £2000.

In this 26-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:

Making resources
Maximising the selling potential of resources
Creating a cover page
Sourcing images
Copyrighting your resources
Pricing your resources
Product Descriptions
Adding links to other products and your shop in descriptions
Creating your TES shop
Increasing the visibility of your resources
Promoting your products through social media platforms
Promoting yourself
Dealing with reviews
General advice

The resource contains hyperlinks to useful sites and tools which will help you in making and promoting your products.

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"This resource has given me the confidence to get started. Something that I've kept putting off."

"When i used the coding on my resources I was nearly jumping around the room with excitement ... Having just listed my first products and shop I feel inspired and motivated having read this guide!"

"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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