Do you want to write a book?

Steve & Ted
Monday, July 16th
Moneytracker Don Grant says it may not be worth the effort.

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And Don grant Ciampi the money tracker Robie the chair just a minute. Since he figures out how to dial his rotary phone there that's Monday it's Monday on Oslo for. Amazon is extending its annual prime day promotion to 36 hours each year and will try to lure more deals seekers to the aisles of whole foods. Shoppers will have plenty of sales to choose from. As other retailers offer promotions to try to take it shares betting are easier and he's here in person. I've done this year's sales event which starts this afternoon Ted. Will be six hours longer than last year will launch new products. Amazon hopes to keep prime attractive. For current and would be subscribers after raising the annual membership fee by 20%. 219. Dollars. And 1299 for the month the month option. Okay is that sort of something knows what that you did you get a candidate. I can't you make of management and auto shop enough on Amazon knowing it worthwhile a lot of people who do studio work I got two teenagers it's worth it now. Is it really. Bio what you buy or you're buying your children things I never bought my. Yeah they're they're they're buying things from they're doing on their their renting books online you know her school. They're doing all kinds of stuff and of course there's issues. Yet the shoes. On know that Don grants he has been an early backer one write a book question mark. Well you know I do done you do today. You're an expert your field and let's say that you can you know you can you run a restaurant or saved sixty runner for 25 years it. It before that you ran to moderately successful businesses that you conceived. You built in the new sold you want to write a book about how to start a business. Well I would reconsider. I've looked into the same thing again yet. Success in business experience in the military and travel and I have the journalist but a fetus and that. And the education to back up my book good writing intentions and I think I have some good ideas that others may benefit with all of that I've talked myself out of writing a book. First is the cost. Writing a book is about how to save you know on on how to save for retirement or. How to develop a financial plan well get a line there are gazillion books already on the market I don't believe that. You know I can add that much to the conversation other than some perhaps moderately entertaining anecdotes. With a glut of these types of books the publisher won't pain me in less I have a revolutionary idea so. All self publish that means I pay for it all and hope to sell enough books to pay me back. One other purpose for the book would be to educate younger professionals to learn how to handle their money and put their money away for retirement. How many of them and us. Read books other than fiction and you read a lot of biographies and that sort of thing but I think being here year in your not in the majority of Americans here. They referred to the Internet and dale read blogs that focus on specific task or they'll. Find the YouTube series or podcast. Those of us who are active in the Internet want dialogue Wii we wanna find a forum to distrust the strategy or discuss. Three comments through an article webcasts and podcasts or or blogger any number of other sites. I don't wanna discourage anyone from becoming a book form published author. I'd suggest. Looking for alternative means of getting a message out. Find a niche in your industry and start of the law creating YouTube channel develop a following him become the expert in that field. Those avenues generally are free but. They could be much less expensive and you'll have the opportunity. 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