AOA 076 | Tyler Wagner | Conference Crushing And Publishing Bestsellers

“If you don’t follow up it’s like you were never there”- Tyler Wagner

Do you want to speed up your progression as an entrepreneur? Then meeting influencers in person at events is one of the best things you can do. Today’s guest on the Art of Adventure is a professional conference attendee, and he wrote the bestselling book Conference Crushing to help you build key relationships at live events.

His book is a perfect reminder to read right before a conference or big event. It’s short enough to get through on the plane!

Tyler Wagner identifies 17 things you can do before, during, and after an event to optimize what you get out of the conference. The first part of this episode covers networking at live events.

After his own book hit bestseller status, Wagner decided to help other authors replicate his success. To date, he has helped over 40 people hit #1 bestseller status. The second part of this episode includes Tyler’s best tips on writing, publishing, and marketing your book to become a bestselling author.

This episode is for you if you want to maximize your time at conferences and events, or if you want publish a bestselling book!

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“My goal at conferences centers around the people” – Tyler Wagner

“Kill 100 birds with one stone”- Tyler Wagner

“You can make yourself less fearful by preparing”- Tyler Wagner

“If you don’t follow up it’s like you were never there”- Tyler Wagner

“You can learn something from everyone”- Tyler Wagner

“I keep giving, knowing it will come back to me”- Tyler Wagner

“As a writer, trust the process”- Tyler Wagner

“Don’t perfect the process, complete the process”- Tyler Wagner

“Your first draft will be very wordy”- Tyler Wagner

“People don’t fall in love with your writing, the fall in love with you”- Tyler Wagner

“Love and happiness are a choice”- Tyler Wagner

“I want to help people become more of themselves”- Tyler Wagner

“Adventure is traveling and doing what you feel without planning step by step”- Tyler Wagner

What you will learn in this episode:

-How to maximize your outcomes from attending a conference or retreat

-How to prepare for a conference (hint: using Twitter to research the people you want to meet)

-What to do during a conference

-Why and how to follow up after an event

-How you can create value for everyone at an event

-How to take mental notes on your conversations at events that will help you give more up front

-How to start writing your book by mindmapping your chapter topics

-How Tyler got his first book to bestseller status

-Tyler’s secret list building technique using audiobook versions of your book

-How to take advantage of trends when marketing your book

-Tyler’s thoughts on the writing process

-How you can leverage your book for paid speaking

Continue the Adventure:

Authors Unite

Book a call with Tyler on Clarity

Conference Crushing: The 17 Undeniable Rules Of Building Relationships, Growing Your Network, And Crushing A Conference Even If You Don’t Know Anyone

Publishing references:
James Altucher How to Self-Publish a Bestseller: Publishing 3.0

Ryan Holiday’s publicity stunts How This Man Got the Media to Fall for ShipYourEnemiesGlitter Stunt

Thanks Tyler Wagner!

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