Making $15k in 24 hours selling a book on Gumroad - Philip Kiely, Gumroad

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Today we're joined by Philip Kiely, who is currently Head of Marketing at Gumroad. Philip also launched "Writing for Software Developers" last May, making $20,000 in sales in its first week without any pre-existing audience. Since then, Philip has been on a mission to help as many software developers as possible realize that they possess the skills they need to become great writers.

What we covered in this episode:

  • Why Philip wrote 'Writing for Software Developers'
  • How Philip made $20k in 24 hours with no pre-existing audience
  • Should you do pre-sales if you're selling an info product?
  • How Philip got his job at Gumroad
  • Why there has been a boom in the creator economy
  • Why choose Gumroad as your selling platform
  • Where a new creator should start when selling a product
  • Who made the most money on Gumroad in 2020
  • Gumroad Stats 2020

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