Which questions are you asked most often? Maybe they could become the basis for a book.
We found books answering questions about religion, diet, health and certain specific diseases. This is a format that many authors have successfully imitated. You can use any number—7, 10 and are other numbers that are frequently used. The media love topics that are funny and entertaining. This joke book opened many doors for the authors and led to dozens of media interviews.
One of the bestsellers is Chicken Soup for the Soul. Sales trainer Dan Seidman wrote another book I really enjoyed.
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In Sales Autopsy, he told and analyzed 50 funny stories about salespeople who have really screwed up a sale. Have you been doing a blog or writing articles?
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If so, click here. I really like books that talk about diets and how to stay thin.
My friend works in a bookstore so I have read a lot, but I wonder how publishers pick the right books.