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'How to Become a Successful TES Author - Step by Step Guide' - A 'Must Have' For Authors!

'How to Become a Successful TES Author - Step by Step Guide' - A 'Must Have' For Authors!

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 38 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 Making resourcesMaximising the selling potential of resourcesCreating a cover pageSourcing imagesCopyrighting your resourcesPricing your resourcesProduct DescriptionsHTML codes for creating bold, italics, underlining, bullet pints and numbered lists for product description pageAdding links to other products and your shop in descriptionsCreating your TES shopBrandingIncreasing the visibility of your resourcesPromoting your products through social media platformsPromoting yourselfDealing with reviewsGeneral advice The resource also contains hyperlinks to some very useful sites and tools which will help you in making and promoting your products.Other Resources for AuthorsAuthor Calendar and Planner 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.TES Author Excel Sales and Accounts Tracker

By Krazikas

PSHE: YR9 PSHE

PSHE: YR9 PSHE

12x fully resourced, highly-rated PSHE lesson packs and units suitable for Year 9. All 12 lesson packs are complete with at least one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs and starters. All are well differentiated to three levels throughout to enable clear evidence of progress for all students. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to follow. There is zero extra work required, and the whole bundle follows PSHE Association topic recommendations and Ofsted latest SRE/Safe Students guidance. I use all of these myself as a Head of PSHE and I really hope you find them excellent value. I've put literally months of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. Please leave me a review and I'll send you any other resource of your choice for free. Many more inexpensive and also many free resources at my shop: Emjcot's Shop

By EC_Resources

TES Author Resource - Excel Sales and Accounts Tracker and Workbook

TES Author Resource - Excel Sales and Accounts Tracker and Workbook

This is a resource for authors to keep an account of the numbers of sales and earnings each day. It will provide valuable data which will help to inform authors how to most effectively manage their business and, hopefully, show the growth and trends in their business. This excel work-book willKeep accounts of daily / weekly / monthly and yearly sales figures and numbers of products sold Record sales figures in graph formatProvide real-time averages of products sold and sales figures for each day of the weekProvide real-time averages of products sold and sales figures for each week of the yearProvide real-time averages of products sold and sales figures for each month of the yearProvide real-time averages of products sold and sales figures for each yearIt will enable authors to analyse Which days are the best for salesHow TES sales or individual sales impact on numbers of products sold Observe trends in sales throughout the yearThe workbook has been set up to input figures from September 2016 until December 2021.Other Resources for AuthorsHow to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step GuideTES Author Calendar and Planner

By Krazikas

Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance - BTEC Level 3 Revision booklet - Learning Aim D

Unit 3 Personal and Business Finance - BTEC Level 3 Revision booklet - Learning Aim D

This resource is a revision booklet for BTEC Business Level 3 - Unit 3 Personal and Business FinanceLearning Aim D: Select and evaluate different sources of business financeSources of Finance (D1)The student booklet contains revision activities and exam style questions.The teacher answer booklet contains answers to all the revision activities and mark schemes for the exam style questions.I am currently working on a revision booklet for the other Learning Aims for this unit and hope to add them to my shop in the near future.

By businessteacher1

Unit 6 iGCSE: External Influences

Unit 6 iGCSE: External Influences

Diagrams to help students visually organise their notes on Unit 6: External Influences on Business Activity. It follows the iGCSE syllabus but would topics would be suitable for other exam boards. The topics include: 1. Government Objectives and Policies 2. Environmental and ethical issues 3. Business and the international economy Could be used as a revision activity, or as a starter/ plenary depending on teacher preference.

By igcsebusteacher88

PSHE - Teenage Pressures

PSHE - Teenage Pressures

10 x fully resourced, highly-rated PSHE lesson packs (KS3/4). All lesson packs are complete with at least one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs, starters and all are well differentiated to three levels throughout. These resources have been highly rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to follow. I use all of these myself as a Head of PSHE and I really hope you find them excellent value. Please leave me a review and I'll send you any other resource of your choice for free. Many more inexpensive and also many free resources at my shop: Emjcot's Shop

By EC_Resources

Unit 4 iGCSE  Study Maps: Operations Management

Unit 4 iGCSE Study Maps: Operations Management

Diagrams to help students visually organise their notes on Unit 4: Operations Management1. Production of goods and services 2. Costs, scale of production and break-even analysis.3. Achieving quality production4. Location DecisionsCould be used as a revision activity, or as a starter/ plenary depending on teacher preference.

By igcsebusteacher88

Environmental and ethical issues

Environmental and ethical issues

A diagram used to visually organise information on how business activity can impact the environment, including the notion of externalities. Also included is the issues concerning pressure group activity, ethical decisions and financial penalties that can be enforced. This could be used as a revision activity, as a starter, plenary or main activity. It could also be blown into A3.

By igcsebusteacher88

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Tutor Time Quizzes

Tutor Time Quizzes

Tutor Time QuizzesFour PowerPoint quizzes, each with 30 questions.CelebritiesFootball LogosLogos and IconsTV Theme Music

By CollEd

PIES Development Throughout Life Stages

PIES Development Throughout Life Stages

Includes 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 months, 15 months, 18 months, 2 years, 2 1/2 years, 3 years, childhood, adolescence, early adulthood, middle adulthood and late adulthood. Works well as a revision technique or as an ongoing sheet to be used over multiple lessons.

By steelerslaura

Psychological Perspectives in HSC

Psychological Perspectives in HSC

Social Learning Theory, Behaviourist, Biological, Cognitive, Humanistic and Psychodynamic perspectives. Each has its own powerpoint explaining the basics of each perspective. Enough information for first assignment in Unit 8 HSC.

By steelerslaura

Kitchen Safety

Kitchen Safety

I use the PowerPoints when talking about kitchen safety. There are 2 presentations about kitchen safety - 1st one for ASN Juniors - very basic level, could be used for Early years. The second one (seniors) is more advanced and could also be used for S1-S2 (KS 2-3) level in mainstream classes. I use the interactive game from last slide as group activity, then follow up with the worksheets. ASN, Home Economics, Safety

By amcglasson

Achieving Quality Production

Achieving Quality Production

A diagram used to visually organise information on different methods to ensure quality goods and services, such as quality control, assurance and total quality management. The benefits and drawbacks of each method and the different trade marks that businesses can apply for.This could be used as a revision activity, as a starter, plenary or main activity. It could also be blown into A3.

By igcsebusteacher88

Employment: Work Experience

Employment: Work Experience

(1hr PP and diff resources, clip, wksheets ks4 - adaptable)Complete 1 hour lesson with differentiated worksheetsSuitable for KS3/4 easily adapted for eitherDifferent level tasks for MA,LA or CoreDesigned to fit Ofsted criteria for' Good' or aboveCredit to Sandy for info (link to clip in PP)Many more paid and free resources at my shop: Emjcot's ShopLeave me a review and I'll send you a resource for free. Just message me with the one you want :)

By EC_Resources

PSHE: Employment and Finance

PSHE: Employment and Finance

48 resources total in 12x fully resourced, highly-rated Finance and Employment lesson packs. All are complete with accompanying worksheets, clips and well differentiated to three levels. I use all of these myself as a Head of Citizenship and I really hope you find them excellent value. I've put literally months of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. Please leave me a review and I'll send you any other resource of your choice for free. Many more inexpensive and also many free resources at my shop: Emjcot's Shop

By EC_Resources

Unit 3 iGCSE Study Maps: Marketing

Unit 3 iGCSE Study Maps: Marketing

Diagrams to help students visually organise their notes on Unit 2: People in Business. It follows the iGCSE syllabus but would topics would be suitable for other exam boards. The topics include: 1. Marketing, competition and the customer 2. Market Research 3. The marketing mix: Product 4. The marketing mix: Price 5. The marketing mix: Promotion 6. The marketing mix: Place Could be used as a revision activity, or as a starter/ plenary depending on teacher preference.

By igcsebusteacher88

Marketing Mix Pricing Strategies

Marketing Mix Pricing Strategies

A diagram used to visually organise information on the different pricing strategies that can be used by businesses to meet a range of objectives.This could be used as a revision activity, as a starter, plenary or main activity. It could also be blown into A3.

By igcsebusteacher88

Marketing Mix Product

Marketing Mix Product

A diagram used to visually organise information on the different types of product, new product development, the importance of brand image, the product life cycle and extension strategies.This could be used as a revision activity, as a starter, plenary or main activity. It could also be blown into A3.

By igcsebusteacher88

Market Research

Market Research

A diagram used to visually organise information on the different types of market research, advantages and disadvantages of primary methods, how to write questionnaires and present data, plus general issues with accuracy of market research data.This could be used as a revision activity, as a starter, plenary or main activity. It could also be blown into A3.

By igcsebusteacher88

Marketing Mix: Place

Marketing Mix: Place

A diagram used to visually organise information on different channels of distribution, including threats and opportunities of e-commerce. There is also an exam style question for students to extend those who work at a quicker pace.This could be used as a revision activity, as a starter, plenary or main activity. It could also be blown into A3.

By igcsebusteacher88

Personal Finance and Debt

Personal Finance and Debt

1hr PP, clip, worksheets, differentiated fully KS3/4Complete 1 hour lesson with accompanying worksheetsSuitable for KS3/4 easily adapted for eitherDifferent level tasks for MA,LA or CoreDesigned to fit Ofsted criteria for' Good' or aboveMany more inexpensive and free resources at my shop: Emjcot's ShopLeave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)

By EC_Resources

Chips Stocking- A Work Task for Vocational Prep in Autism Units & LIFE Skills

Chips Stocking- A Work Task for Vocational Prep in Autism Units & LIFE Skills

------ Chips Stocking- A Vocational Task -------Exactly what you need to work on vocational training for students in Autism Units or LIFE Skills!This Candy Bar Stocking Activity is the perfect addition to your work system or vocational prep class… and it allows your students to work on meaningful skills they can actually apply to a real job. This activity includes:--> 35 Different Chip Types--> Printed 4 to a Page giving you 140 Printable Bags of Chips!--> 7 Page Printable Template to use as a File Folder Activity--> Suggestions for Use and SetupThis is such a great activity for your students to not only practice categorizing items, but also practice a true vocational skill!SAVE NOW BY BUYING THIS PRODUCT IN A BUNDLE!"Vending Machine BUNDLE for Vocational Training in Autism Units & Life Skills"www.NoodleNook.Net is a resource for tips, tricks, and activities you can use for students with significant disabilities. Freebies are listed often- so subscribe today and keep up to date with new posts.This resource was created by Ayodele Jones © 2017. All rights reserved by author. The materials in this unit were distributed and intended for single use only. The purchaser may reproduce copies for students in your classroom for classroom use only. You may not share with other teachers in your building, district, or otherwise. Redistributing, editing, selling, or posting this item (or any part thereof) on the internet is strictly prohibited. Violations are subject to penalties of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Additional licenses can be purchased for multi-use at a discount. Please contact the author at ajones@noodlenook.net.

By ayodele_jones