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Growing Niche Market = MORE Teacher CiViCs Lesson Plans!

 

Who Knew ETHICS Would be
MY Newest Niche Market!?

You never know what pops to the top as a strong seller. One of my short teacher lessons popped up to the #1 page rank in the ethics category at the TeachersPayTeacher.com site. And, yes! Definitely. I took notice. It takes a lot of sales at $3.+ to rise to a top seller in any category genre. So, decidedly it was time to add a few more CiViCS and ETHiCS lessons to my sales line up. (View Civics lessons HERE.)

Research the Potential for Your Market

The proper way to see if there is a market for a book- or lesson plan- on any subject – is BY RESEARCHING IT. I had always just let my ideas and passion for a subject steer the path for a new ebook. But no more. Especially when I see trends of a solo product selling strong month after month. This is one way to see what niche may be unfulfilled for lack of products in that category.

Write Your Passion? Or Aim for Sales

Doing a bit of searching inside ebook reseller sites will give you a good clue for sales rankings for particular ebook topics and genres. And, surprisingly it does not take that much time to do. Early on in this self publishing game I would scope out and see unfulfilled niches. I could have sold out and help fill those niches. But, that is not my style. I’m inspired to write what makes me tick. Then see what comes of it. Not the best approach if your aim is to make money. But it can pay off if you pay attention to your sales trends.

Target Your Market

With over 130 products in the ebook marketplace I am more discerning. Of where, and how, I want to spend my time. Do I go ahead and write a lesson plan blindly….just because I LOVE creating it? OR. Do I do my homework to see what the competition currently is? The evidence became clear.

Routinely Review Sale Stats!

Over the past 6 months I did a complete sales analysis. And, it was quite revealing. Now reviewing book sales is part of my routine tasks. Why? Because trends and logic makes it clear. That niche markets pay off. Sure, creating ebooks is fun. But there comes a point you need to buckle into the business side of the equation. Especially if you plan on doing this for the long haul. Even–and MOSTLY if this is your PASSION!

 

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Better Late Than Never -FIRST EVER! PattyAnn.net Newsletter!

Greetings and Welcome to the Final Chapter of 2017!

At Last! Here are some pivotal points over the past year for my Pet Project. As a solo operator, creator, writer et all > I am finally glad to share progress in one of my rare newsletters! (Some things just have to take a second seat! But I will attempt to put out semi annual- if not quarterly updates to you in the future!)

  • In January of this year -2017, sadly I lost my beloved Toby dog who inspired my Pet Project mission. He left a big pawprint upon my life and he is dearly missed. To learn more about Toby’s significant contributions click HERE.
  • This year in the book building business brought on lots of activity. In-between adding new books, a much closer scrutiny of product sales occurred. This analysis was quite revealing! Consequently, many covers got updated to accurately reflect their content. As well, some content was edited. A writer-publisher’s work is never done!
  • In November I added another education vendor. Check out my new E-store at Teachers Notebook.
  • Pinterest got a lot more of my attention as well. From organizing and updating, to creating new boards. Check out MY BOARDS!  And feel free to send me a message to join one or two!
  • This month marks the SECOND ANNUAL ANNIVERSARY of Patty Ann’s Pet Project! I can’t even believe it myself! Where does time go? What was once an inkling of a dream, is now a full blown passion project. My book sales have supported some wonderful animal sanctuaries and rescue groups over the last two years. Check out my list of ongoing Donation Recipients.

I hope this season brings a rest filled closure to your 2017 as we prepare to embark on yet another new year!

My Best to Each One of YOU for 2018!

Patty Ann

P.S. If you would like to receive my occasional newsletters submit your request on the CONTACT page by checking off the SIGN ME UP BOX!

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Patty Ann’s Pet Project Celebrates ONE YEAR in ACTION!

PaTtY aNnS PeT pRoJeCt CeLeBrAteS 1 YeAr in AcTioN!!!

Acknowledgement & Donations were Given to 14 Rescue Groups this 1st Year!!
ALL Made Possible By PattyAnn.net Book Sales!

NOW PattyAnn.net is Selling Books directly to you…
thus $aving commissions that can go towards more Pet Project donations instead.
THANK YOU for sharing FB posts, emails, referrals, buying books and donating directly!

Pet Project

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Yup~ It IS TRUE! PattyAnn.net Sells Books Now!

Ready Get Set & GO > Now Selling eBooks Right Here!

 WOOF-MEOW-BOW-WOW! > TODAY IS A HAPPY – HAPPY DAY 🙂

Months of revamping PattyAnn.net and the result? ALL eBooks can now be sold directly to YOU!

My decision to sell on this site came about for several reasons.

FIRST, why pay commissions to other sites when I do my own advertising?

  • Those commissions will now go towards MORE funding of Patty Ann’s Pet Project Donations.
  • Also, many eBooks are able to be discounted at a savings to you. And, ALL eBook Sets are bundled for $AVING$!

SECOND, this site is no longer at the mercy of other selling site algorithms. Algorithms dictate where, who, how many times my books are seen.  The outcome has a huge influence on sales.

LAST, I wanted to give readers the option of not having to remember their account logins.
In fact, NO ACCOUNT IS REQUIRED TO PURCHASE any eBook here!

NOTE! ALL  of PattyAnn.net eBooks are in PDF format. PDF allows for a well designed, customized eBook.
EPUB is also included for many eBooks. EPUB accommodates eBook reading, but is not highly formatted.
Most all eBooks (PDF only) will continue to be sold at my TeachersPayTeachers Store.
Offsite eBook stores sell EPUB or Mobi formats, as shown on the HOME page.

If you have questions or comments, or any issue with downloads, please EMAIL ME! Thank YOU & ENJOY!

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PattyAnn.net Book Proceeds Benefit Animal Rescues!

Did You Know . . .

ALL PattyAnn.net Book Proceeds Go Towards
Patty Ann’s Pet Project.
GOOD NEWS! Patty Ann’s Pet Project is a 501(c)(3).
We are a NONPROFIT & can ACCEPT Donations 4 Animal Welfare!

OUR PHILOSOPHY
We owe animals ~ All of them.
For their immeasurable qualities of
Healing & unconditional love & acceptance.
By caretaking animals, humanity will continue to
Ascend to a higher place along with our furry friends.
Patty Ann’s Pet Project is a long time dream that is evolving.
Stay posted 
 & Thank YOU 4 Your Purchase !