Here are W. Randall Jones’s 12 Commandments of Wealth. While they might not always make you rich, they are all worth noting and following.
1. Never seek money for money’s sake.
2. Find your perfect pitch. Discover your talent.
3. Be your own boss.
4. Get addicted to ambition.
5. Be early. Show up on time.
6. Don’t just set goals. Execute them.
7. Failure is not fatal.
8. Location doesn’t matter.
9. Moor yourself to morals.
10. Say yes to sales.
11. Borrow from the best.
12. Never retire.
Excerpted from The Richest Man in Town by W. Randall Jones
See a more extended post of this Book-O-Graphic with commentary from John Kremer at The 12 Commandments of Success by W Randall Jones.
These points are all so important for book authors as they write their books and as they market them.
Perhaps the most important marketing advice: Say yes to sales. Because you have to sell your book if you want people to read it.