David Kadavy

David Kadavy is author of Mind Management, Not Time Management, The Heart to Start & Design for Hackers.

How to Land a BookBub Featured Deal – Love Your Work, Episode 247

January 21, 2021

how land bookbub featured dealHaving your book chosen for a BookBub Featured Deal is as close to a “big break” as there is in self-publishing. Today, I’ll tell you how I finally got accepted for a BookBub Featured Deal after a year and a half – and fourteen rejections.

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My 2020 Year in Review

January 12, 2021

As I was thinking about my upcoming income report for December 2020, I realized I had a lot to say about the year itself. Last year I included my review within an income report, but this year I’ll try doing a review of the year itself. (Little of this will be about finances. You’ll find that stuff in the income reports.) keep on reading »

What I Learned About Productivity Meditating 60 Hours in 60 Days – Love Your Work, Episode 246

January 07, 2021

I recently saw a tweet storm by entrepreneur/investor/philosopher Naval Ravikant. He was challenging people to meditate sixty minutes a day for sixty consecutive days.

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November 2020 Income Report

December 18, 2020

An audio version of this income report is available to Patreon backers of certain levels »

November’s revenues were $7,848, up from October’s $5,589. Profits were $6,338, up from $3,672. keep on reading »

Amazon’s Great on Kindle Program: One Self-Published Author’s Experience

December 11, 2020

About three months after publishing my first self-published book, I got a message from Amazon, inviting me to include my book in their Great on Kindle program. keep on reading »

The best place to print your advance reader copies (ARCs) – KDP Print vs. IngramSpark vs. Barnes & Noble

November 27, 2020

ARCs, galleys, advance reader copies, or advance review copies – whatever you want to call it, you want to get your self-published book in the hands of readers in advance of your launch date. Where’s the best place to print your advance reader copies? keep on reading »

The Avocado Challenge: Tell The Future – Love Your Work, Episode 245

November 26, 2020

It’s hard to predict the future, but you can be better at predicting the future. All you need is a few delicious avocados.

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October 2020 Income Report

November 19, 2020

An audio version of this income report is available to Patreon backers of certain levels »

October’s revenues were $5,589, up from September’s $5,093. Profits were $3,627, up from $3,242. keep on reading »

The Black Swan Book Summary – Love Your Work, Episode 244

November 12, 2020

black swan summaaryIf you want to write a book, don’t ask, “How much money does the average book make?” In this context, “average” is meaningless. You’re in the world of Black Swans.

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IngramSpark Hardcover: My Self-Publishing Experience

November 06, 2020

Two years after publishing The Heart to Start: Stop Procrastinating & Start Creating on paperback – through both KDP Print and IngramSpark – I decided to also publish it as an IngramSpark hardcover (aka “hardback”). keep on reading »

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