I began to produce educational 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. I currently have 45 TES recommended resources. One of my resources made over 900 sales in the space of a few weeks and earned nearly £2000 in royalties. I have recently been shortlisted as one of eight nominees for the TES 2017, Bev Evans, Author of the Year Award.
In this 26-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. 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
HTML codes for creating bold, italics, underlining, bullet pints and numbered lists for product description page
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
Dealing with reviews
The resource also contains hyperlinks to some very useful sites and tools which will help you in making and promoting your products.
Nine out of ten of my top selling resources are seasonal resources and special days resources.
My everyday resources are my 'bread and butter' resources; my seasonal resources are truly the icing on my cake! 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.
Thanks for sharing your tips. The power point is really complete and answers loads of questions.
You just don't specify which softwares you're using to create ressources. Do you only use PowerPoint? Thank you
I am delighted that you have found this resource helpful and the best of luck with your resources. Thank you for purchasing the resource and for taking the time and trouble to leave your feedback and rating. It is greatly appreciated.