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LinkedIn with Louise

Feb 25, 2019

Do you ever feel you have a book in you but don’t think you could actually write one? 

Are you confused about the difference between traditional publishing and self-publishing?

Do you ever wonder whether self-publishing could be an option for you? 

If you want to find out how a book can act as a springboard that will bring amazing opportunities to you and your business, don’t miss this interview with Alexa Whitten, who helps business owners write books for lead generation. Alexa’s business, The Book Refinery, is a one-stop-shop for all your book-related needs. She can help you define your idea for a book, coach you while you write it, and also take care of all the publication requirements, including cover design and book interior design. In this episode, Alexa sheds some light on the different options you can choose to take your book project from an idea in your mind to a physical product that will wow your audience, show off your expertise, and bring more raving fans knocking at your (business) door. 

You will learn…


  1. How traditional publishing differs from self-publishing and the process you need to follow if you want to find yourself an agent. 
  2. Why self-publishing is a great route for entrepreneurs who want to write a book. 
  3. What the different ways you can self-publish your book through Amazon are, and why you should sell directly from your website if you want your book to act as a lead generation tool. 

More about Alexa Whitten:

Alexa’s website – The Book Refinery. 

Alexa’s book – Publish Your Way To More Clients. 

Alexa on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook.  

Alexa has very kindly offered a discount to any listeners of the Social Bee podcast who are interested in buying her book, Publish Your Way To More Clients – if you listened to this episode, you can get the book for only £2.97 + P&P, so don’t miss out on this crazy offer! 

Useful links and resources: 

Social Bee Podcast Episode 66 – How to be a Virtual Assistant, with Catherine Gladwyn.

Social Bee Podcast Episode 57 – HR for small business, with Mandy Hamerla. 

Traditional Publishing vs Self-publishing – your options, by Alexa Whitten. 

More about me. 

My membership: The Social Bee Academy. 

My brand NEW Facebook group for podcast listeners: Social Beehive. If you enjoy the show, come and join us, and we can chat about the topics I cover with my guests on the podcast. 

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