Books Make Booms
You know how to do something pretty well. As a matter of fact, you are as good at what you do as anyone you know. You don’t want to crow about it, but when you consider your years at it or your native ability to do it, you are as skilled as anyone. Why not write a book, booklet or a manual, to show others how to do it and maybe make some money at the same time from book sales. Don’t keep this information to yourself. Don’t think telling about it will teach others to do it and you will be left out in the cold. It doesn’t work that way.
A book sharing a skill makes you an authority at it. You become an expert in an instant. There is a kind of magic that happens when someone writes a book. He is now thought of as more than just a click or two higher than his contemporaries; he is now somebody who knows his business and is usually called on to consult in the area and doors are opened that never were before. A sales rep writing about his product can walk into any buyer’s office and see his book proudly displayed on the desk or shelf which he personally signed to the purchasing agent—“This book is for Joe Smith, my good friend, Best, Jack Author.”
Jack has made a friend and a solid customer or client. Just imagine what you know about. Think of all the ways your book can benefit you. If you write a book about the technical process of your work, how valuable that will make you to the company. A doctor [...]