How can you prove your book’s value at a glance?

Posted August 28th @ 6:25 am by Roger C. ParkerPrint

Before you start to write your book, choose a title that sells at a glance.

Here are some ideas, tips, and examples for choosing book titles that will instantly attract your prospect’s attention and build desire for your book.

Your book title has to instantly communicate the value of your book

This is the 29th in a series of 99 questions authors should ask before starting to write and self-publish a brand-building book.

Why book titles matter

Titles matter because they’re mini-billboards that sell at a glanceto prospects in a hurry.

In today’s online world, your book often appears on screen, surrounded by competing books.

Prospective book buyers are unlikely to study all of their options. Instead, they’re likely to skim the options, and only select the most promising titles for further exploration.

If your title isn’t immediately selected, it’s unlikely to get a second chance!

“Quick solution” book titles

One of the best ways you can make your book title irresistible is to come up with a title that promises a quick solution to your reader’s problems.

Immediate gratification exerts a powerful pull in today’s busy world. Your ideal readers are looking for fast ways to solve their problems and achieve their goals.

Titles that stress quick solutions will attract and engage your reader’s interest, encouraging to learn more about how your book will deliver on its promise.

Here are some perennially-popular examples of books that emphasize speed in their titles:

In addition to creating book titles with universal appeal in today’s world, quick solution titles are easier to plan and write, because you simply devote a different chapter to each hour or each day!

How to search for “quick solution” books in your category

To see what’s types of quick solution books are available in your field, try searching on for quick solution books.

Select Books to the left of Amazon’s search box, then enter, and search, various durations of time,  i.e., 24 hours, 1 week, 7 days, 30 days, 90 days, etc.

You may be able to create the first book in your field with a title that proves its value at a glance!

Learn more about choosing book titles

Learn more about choosing book titles that prove your book’s value at a glance by attending Published & Profitable End-of-month Book Coaching Call, Tuesday, August 28, at 4:00 PM Eastern Time. You can attend for free. To participate, or just listen, call 605-475-6150 and enter PIN 513391#. I’ll be distributing handouts and worksheets, plus you can ask questions during the call.

You’re invited to download a free copy of my 99 Questions to Ask Before You Write and Self-publish a Brand-building Book. You can also access previously-answered questions here.

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