How to Write a Bestseller with Jeff Goins
Episode 754th February 2020 • Christian CEO Podcast with Kelly Baader • Kelly Baader
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#75: Today, I am interviewing Jeff Goins - How to get your writing to resonate with people and become a bestseller! We chatted about what it means to have a bestseller and how starting with small goals, rather than a completed book will help you achieve your dream. 

Key Lessons From This Episode on How to Create Interesting Ideas: 

  • How good ideas lead to bad books but interesting ideas lead to potential bestsellers
  • Why inner integrity is more important than you think
  • Three tips on how to write a bestseller 
  • Two types of fear that can motivate you to write that book and how to utilize both effectively

About Jeff and How He Became a Bestselling Author

Originally from Chicago, Goins graduated from Illinois College and spent the next year traveling North America playing music with a rock band. He then moved to Nashville to chase the love of his life and started the first marketing team at Adventures in Missions, an international development and relief organization. There, he rediscovered his love for writing and in 2012 decided to venture out on his own as an author, speaker, and entrepreneur. Today, he writes and speaks while running an online education business that helps writers and creative entrepreneurs chase their dreams.

Jeff’s award-winning blog,, is visited by millions of people from all over the world every year. His work has been featured in the Washington Post, USA Today, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Psychology Today, Business Insider, The Huffington Post, Time, and hundreds of other publications. Jeff lives with his family just outside of Nashville, TN, where he makes the world’s best guacamole.


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