“Nobody wants to buy your course.” Those are the exact words I recently read from another online course creator.
The phrase hit me like a ton of bricks.
I read on. “Nobody wakes up and says ‘You know, I think I’m gonna buy an online course today.’ What people really want are the outcomes and the results that your course can potentially give them,” he wrote.
Phew! That was relieving. Aaron, Jennifer, and I have poured out our hearts and souls into BookWorthy. It’s a high-quality course that can help anyone write and self-publish a book that people will read. It’s been our hope from the beginning that our course doesn’t only make our corner of the internet look pretty. But instead, it actually helps people achieve their dreams.
Since launching BookWorthy, I’ve learned a few things. One is that we’re good at igniting a burning desire in someone’s heart to write and publish a book.
I’ve also learned that committing to a course and spending money online is a big deal. It’s especially a big deal when it’s to the tune of a few hundred dollars.
But even though our course works (and we can prove it), that doesn’t mean people will register. Often, people have a handful of questions and clarifications that are standing in the way. And I want to address the most common ones in this article.
Here are authentic and honest answers to the most popular questions people ask before taking our course. I hope that after reading my answers, you’ll join BookWorthy and become a published author.
Nobody writes a book alone.
That’s a big mistake.
Writing and publishing a book is hard work. It’ll take blood, sweat, and tears. In fact, it’ll take all the blood, sweat, and tears that you’ve got. There will be days when you’re ready to throw in the towel and settle with the false reality that writing and publishing a book isn’t for you.
Even the most successful best selling authors bring people around them who support them on their journey. Who help them sort out their storyline when they get stuck. Who help them find direction when they’re directionless. And who encourage them to keep going when they want to quit.
Aaron, Jennifer, and I have been through this before. We’ve put in our fair share of blood, sweat, and tears. And we’ve spent hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars perfecting the self-publishing process. In short, we’ve done the hard work so you don’t have to.
“This is an awesome course with a wealth of information and shortcuts to help any aspiring author. So thankful for the guidance and easy to understand layout.” —Cathi
We’ll coach you through every step of the self-publishing process. Plus, you’ll get the entire BookWorthy community to cheer you on and keep you accountable so you actually finish what you started. By the end, you’ll be a published author.
If you do it alone, you’ll be one of the many that quit before they even start.
If you join BookWorthy, you’ll to be one of the few to actually become a published author. I want you to actually change the world with your words.
It’ll cost about $10 to self-publish your book.
Why $10? Because you’ll likely want to order one (or two) copies of your own book before you press “publish.”
Why spend your hard-earned money on a course that doesn’t teach you anything? A self-publishing course should teach you how to well . . . self-publish.
We live in a day where the internet is full of hidden fees, sneaky scams, and pathetic products. BookWorthy is not one of them. We started BookWorthy knowing that we wanted to be honest and upfront with our pricing. That includes letting our customers know what they’re getting into.
“If you’re serious, BookWorthy is an awesome value.” —Terry
We’re not going to “up-sell” you. This isn’t like going to Jiffy Lube. Once you’re in, you’re in. When you register, you’ll get full access to the entire BookWorthy experience for a fair price. Plus, there are no hidden self-publishing fees that will sneak up on you. We’ll teach you how to write and self-publish your book by yourself, for free.
We’ve seen our course actually work. BookWorthy is a valuable investment for anyone considering self-publishing their book.
You won’t find a better option for the price and quality of BookWorthy.
Many aspiring authors get tricked into what’s called Vanity Publishing. This is where a publishing company promises to self-publish your book for a sizeable fee. Unfortunately, this method has developed quite a sour reputation over the years.
(Google the words “vanity publishing.” You’ll see a few less-than-encouraging headlines like, “Vanity Publishing Information Advice and Warning,” “Self-Publishing & Vanity Publishing: Confuse them and Pay the Price.”)
Hear from Angie who lost $10,000 to a vanity publisher.
There are other online self-publishing courses available on Udemy or Masterclass. But you might spend a fortune piecing together various courses. When, instead, you could register for BookWorthy and get everything for one low price.
You won’t shell out thousands for our course. In fact, BookWorthy is only $299. And, in our course, you’ll learn how to go from ideation to publication (and marketing.)
Here’s where your money goes. First, we make sure we can maintain and improve the course for current and future members. We pay for hard materials like the physical workbook we ship to your door. And finally, we pay our team.
And unlike most courses, we set out to be human. That’s why Aaron, Jennifer, and I (your instructors) actually coach you through the course on a daily basis.
“I absolutely love that the instructors are so readily available!” —Lisa
You’ll never get stuck with our 100% Money-Back Guarantee.
I’m confident you’ll be happy with the course. Hundreds of people have been through our trainings and they almost never ask for a refund.
Of course, if you’re not pleased with your purchase, then you should get your money back. That’s why we offer a 100% money back guarantee that lasts for one year from the date of purchase. You can take the entire course and if you’re not satisfied for any reason during the first year, just let us know and you’ll get your money back. We will refund your purchase in full. No questions asked.
“Love love love this course. So happy I signed up.” —Tiffany
Want some numbers you can trust? In the last six months, less than 2 percent of students refunded the course and we processed the average refund in under 24 hours. BookWorthy is one of the best investments you will make. Guaranteed.
We understand you’re investing a lot in BookWorthy, so we’ve set up every safeguard.
This isn’t our first rodeo. We know very well that our customers pay our salaries. It’s people just like you who support our business so that we can continue helping people publish their stories.
We’ve gone above and beyond to make sure you feel comfortable purchasing from us online. That’s why your experience is our number one priority. We keep your information completely secure and promise not to overwhelm you with emails or advertisements. Lastly, our in-house support team is standing by ready to help you with anything you need, anytime.
Here’s what you should expect every time you interact with BookWorthy:
Follow this link to register for BookWorthy. Next, you will arrive at our registration page. On that page, you’ll see exactly what you’re paying for. After you register, you’ll see another page where you’ll fill out your shipping information so we can send a physical workbook to your door.
As a reminder, you’re not buying an online course. BookWorthy is a personalized experience that will teach you three primary things:
By the end of BookWorthy, you’ll have a physical book in your hands that you’re proud of and that you can’t wait to share. Register for BookWorthy today. It is a step-by-step, go-at-your-own-pace course that will help you write and publish a book that people will read. I look forward to seeing you there.
Simon Villeneuve is the Co-Founder of BookWorthy.com. He's also a marketing consultant who helps organizations tell a better story that inspires their customers to action.MORE ARTICLES