The 10 Stages of Selling Your Book Fast with Monica Leonelle


Monica LeonelleWelcome to this episode of the Real Fast Results podcast!  Monica Leonelle is today’s special guest.  She is an expert on writing, authorship, and publishing.  Not only does she teach this stuff, but she does this in her day to day business as well.  As a matter of fact, she’s written over a half a million words of fiction, spread across numerous genres and series, most notably her young adult urban fantasy and paranormal romance series, which is called Waters Dark and Deep.

Monica also writes about indie publishing at her site, Her most recent non-fiction series is called Growth Hacking for Storytellers has helped thousands of authors to write faster, become better storytellers, and have more success.  In addition to all of this, Monica is also the creator of a program called Breakout Masterclass.  To find out more about Monica, and to gain access to her latest fiction updates, exclusive giveaways, and advance review copies, sign up at  Welcome to the show Monica…

One tactic that has worked well for me and other authors is doing a giveaway of similar books. Click To Tweet

 Promise: Get Your Book Selling

Our big, fat promise for today is that we are going to get your book selling.  We have this framework called “The 10 Stages of Audience.”  This is a clear sales funnel that’s specific to authors and the needs that they have.  The first five stages focus on getting readers to your books and getting people to buy them, and the back stages focus on how you can turn your customers into readers, fans, and evangelists of your work.

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  • Monica’s 10 stages
  • How to find your target audience
  • Getting your book in front of your audience
  • How to use giveaways to get people to buy your books
  • Trial and sample chapters
  • Improving your Amazon listing
  • Getting your audience to actually read the book
  • Having a launch team
  • Creating true fans of your work
  • Marketing ideas and books to read

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Connecting with Monica

The best way to get in touch with me is through my blog,  If you want to check out my Growth Hacking for Storytellers series, it’s at  That will take you directly to Amazon, where you can see all of the books in the series.  Get Your Book Selling is out, and it’s at  Everything that we’ve been talking about, related to the 10 Stages of Audience, is covered in my book.  Go check it out.  It will help you to brush up on your marketing.  I promise that the 10 stages are easy and fun, and once you start to learn about them, no matter how introverted you are or how much of an artist you are, I think you’ll feel a lot more comfortable with marketing your book.


Get Your Book Selling

Gotta Read It!: Five Simple Steps to a Fiction Pitch that Sells

How to Write a Sizzling Synopsis

Write to Market


Actionable Gamification

Word of Mouth Marketing

Brains on Fire

Real Fast Results Community

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Daniel Hall is a bestselling author, speaker, publisher, nurse, attorney and host the Real Fast Results podcast. He is also the creator of other highly popular “Real Fast” brand of training products. He left law practice 10 years ago to build his publishing business and has never looked back. Daniel is a true serial entrepreneur and his list of URLs is longer than a piece of paper, so you can check out Daniel’s hub at or the podcast right here on this site!

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