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Building a platform is an important part of raising money at scale. But you need more than a website to demonstrate your credibility with potential investors.

Becoming an author gives you authority. It allows you to share your investing thesis with many, many prospects and generate leads as well as referrals.

But what does the process of writing a book look like? And why would you publish yet another real estate book when there are already so many others on the market?

Chandler Bolt is Founder and CEO of Self-Publishing School, a platform that has helped 7,000 entrepreneurs publish books in the last 7 years.

Chandler also serves as host of the Self-Publishing School Podcast and author of six bestselling books. His latest release is called Published: The Proven Path from Blank Page to 100,000 Copies Sold.

On this episode of Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing, Chandler joins Garrett and me to explain what writing a good book does for your business and how to use a book to build your email list.

Chandler walks us through the eight milestones in the process of writing a quality book and shares his best practices for finishing a rough draft in just 30 days!

Listen in for Chandler’s insight on having a successful book launch and learn how to write a bestseller that attracts potential investors to your real estate syndication business.

Key Takeaways

Why real estate syndicators should write a book

What a good book does for your business

How to use a book to build your email list

Chandler’s insight on the 4 Ps of a bestselling book

  1. Person
  2. Pain
  3. Promise
  4. Price

Chandler’s 8 milestones in writing a book

  1. Mind map
  2. Outline
  3. Rough draft
  4. Self-editing
  5. Professional editing
  6. Cover design
  7. Formatting
  8. Launch

The downside of hiring a ghostwriter

Chandler’s 30-day rough draft challenge

What parts of the process you should outsource

Chandler’s 3 keys to a successful book launch

  1. Create launch team
  2. Get reviews
  3. Do promotion

Connect with Chandler Bolt

Self-Publishing School

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Published: The Proven Path from Blank Page to 10,000 Copies Sold by Chandler Bolt

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