Turn Your Blog Posts into Books – Podcast

Books - My Passion!

Recently I clocked up the magnificent milestone of having published 650 blog posts. And, this started me thinking about how I could re-purpose and re-use this content in new ways. The obvious question for me was how to turn these blog posts into books.

Our Topic

This is episode #48 of the Ideas Architect podcast. And, today we’re talking about re-using your blog posts by collecting them and packaging them into a book.

There’s a couple of good reasons for this.

  • Firstly, if you’re needing a reason to blog the lure of writing a book might be a good kickstarter.
  • Secondly, if you already have the blog posts you might as well leverage them in new ways and potentially attract a new audience.

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In this Podcast Episode

Ideas Architect Podcast

In this podcast episode we talk about:

  • The limit of just slapping a cover on a bunch of blog posts and calling it a book
  • The single most important thing you need to do to make this work.
  • How to escape the trap of flow.
  • Why your Blog Categories are the key to success
  • What TV shows like The Blacklist can teach you about engaging your audience
  • Why I love mind-maps
  • Why your blog traffic statistics are the key to a successful book
  • Why you should turn your blog posts into podcasts as a stepping-stone to creating your book
  • How I created my book What the #$%?! Is Going On? using this strategy.

Show Links

This Blog Post Series this Podcast was based on the following blog posts:

Also, I suggested using mind maps and I recommend Mind Node as a simple solution.

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