TES Authors: How to Become a Successful TES Author - Step by Step Guide
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. I was also shortlisted 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 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
- Branding
- 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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