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I’ve wanted to write a book for a while now.
My guess is that many of you have thought of writing a book too, but the thought of it seems a little overwhelming or you’re not sure where to start.
The first time I thought of writing a book was probably a couple years into my business when I had gotten to the other side of some very difficult times in my life. I was (and still am), in awe of all the possibilities the internet provides.
As someone who has been an avid reader my entire life (and spent 10 years in the book industry), the stories of inspiration and hope drive me the most (and yes, I love a good novel too).
This is why we love the ‘hero’s journey’, isn’t it?
As entrepreneur’s, we all feel that “call to adventure” (the first step in the hero’s journey, thank you, Joseph Campbell).
Which is also why I was excited to talk to Jesse Krieger, of Entrepreneur’s Press. Jesse’s own story is full of adventure, challenges, and opportunities. Which all led him to create his publishing company that helps entrepreneurs get their message out to the world through publishing their own books.
Before you jump into the interview, make sure to sign up for the free online book summit:
Questions I Asked Jesse
Before we get into the publishing side of your business, you have a fascinating background! Can you share your journey from musician, to USB store owner to Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Press (before you published your first book)?
Let’s talk about your first book, Lifestyle Entrepreneur. What was it about and how did it come about?
When did you decide to go all in with helping entrepreneurs become published authors?
I’m sure a lot of people would like to write a book but think they don’t have it in them or aren’t sure about whether it’s worth the time and energy. What are your thoughts?
I spent 10 years in the book industry and am a huge reader… there are books on every topic imaginable. How do you guide clients who think their market wouldn’t really be served by a book?
What are some of the benefits of having a book?
I would assume that the promotion is as important as the production. What should someone know about the promotion side of things?
What You’re Going to Learn
- How Jesse’s career as a musician led him to Southeast Asia
- How he got his first book published in Malaysia
- The difference between the publishing world in Asia and the U.S. and what his book tour was like
- How he launched his company, Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Press
- How you can write a book, even if you’re not sure where to start
- The different ways you can get your book written
- How to join Jesse’s free online book summit
Where to Connect with Jesse