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Follow along as book launch expert Tim Grahl teaches you the fundamentals of launching a bestselling book. Based on his work with hundreds of authors and launching dozens of top New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other bestselling books, he will share the insights and step-by-step tactics you can use to launch your own successful book.

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    The book is out!

    My new book, Running Down a Dream, is now out! In this episode I share an extended excerpt from the audiobook.

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    Getting Blurbs, Audiobooks, Trade vs Indie Publishing, and more

    We're getting close to the pub date for RUNNING DOWN A DREAM and I've made a lot of progress on the launch. In this episode I discuss how to get blurbs, recording an audiobook, choosing indie vs trade publishing, creating a media kit, and a lot more.

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    Blurbs and Beginning Outreach

    The manuscript is done and off to the copy editor, so now it's time to start getting blurbs and starting outreach.

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    Planning My Book Launch

    With my next book, Running Down a Dream, being published on July 11th, I'm now in book launch mode! This week I talk about the origins of the book, my overall plan to launch this book, and my emotions around launching such a personal book.

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    Outreach 101, Plus My Next Book Launch

    My next book, Running Down a Dream, will be published on July 11th. Follow along for the next three months as I plan and execute the launch. In this episode, we start talking about the importance and basics of Outreach.

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    Self-publish the Right Way with Michael Bungay Stanier - Part 1

    Michael Bungay Stanier has done both traditional and self-publishing, and with his latest book he's had the most success. Follow along as he shares the do's and don't's of a self-publishing book launch. See more at

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    Book Launching on Kickstarter - Part 3

    Charlie and I continue our discussion on how to successfully launch books on the Kickstarter platform. We talk through how to count the cost of your campaign, how to pick the right funding levels, and how to ensure that your project gets funded.

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    Book Launching on Kickstarter - Part 2

    Marketing and launching a book on Kickstarter. This is a conversation with Charlie Hoehn on the ins and outs of what it takes to launch successfully.

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