100 Days, 100 Grand is now a boxed product! And direct buyers get £100 off the RRP of £249.95. That’s £149.95 all in, including shipping if you’re in the UK. (Contact me if you’re not and I’ll quote a price: right now I take PayPal, with a plan to add Amazon Pay shortly.)
The Plus Pack includes the main workbook – the same 1,200-page edition on Amazon and in bookstores – plus a grab-bag of extras including the short primer How to do Freelancing, the 244-page 100 Days Journal notebook, and 13 A3-sixed colour wallcharts with section summaries and handy hints for you to stick to your wall as aides-memoire.
How can I offer this discount? Your Plus Pack comes direct from the author – no middlemen taking a cut (in the book industry, that’s 35-55% of the price you pay.) And, of course, I sign each copy with a thankyou from me. If you’re looking to start your freelancing journey with 100 Days, 100 Grand, why not start with the Plus Pack?
The 100 Days Plus Pack is nearly ready to ship! In addition to the main book, it includes 48-page primer How to do Freelancing (a bestseller in its own right) the 244-page 100 Days Journal to track your progress, and a set of aides-memoire A3 posters to stick on your wall. Why not put in your order today? Right now I’m taking PayPal, and will be adding Amazon Pay soon. Roll credits …
There’s not much a freewheeling freelancer can do during a global pandemic, but given the volume of work-related stress I’m seeing across the web I can do this: release PDF versions of my little books How to do Freelancing and How to do Life … for FREE.
One’s a primer setting you up with the principal methods of successful freelance working, the other is my collection of tips on health, wealth, and happiness. (From someone who’s been doing the lot for 18 years.) No obligation, no paper trail. (I don’t even record your email.) So if you think they’d be useful to you – or anyone you know – click the pix above and download ’em.
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Happy Fourth of July to everyone Stateside! Another little book’s out…
How to do Freelancing proved an unexpected success, selling over 300 copies across print and Kindle in its first months. So in another creative sprint – this time of 10 days from first idea to final publication – I’ve produced another short volume, How to do Life. (Yes, a slightly broader scope than its predecessor.)
It’s a 116-page booklet in the same 165x165mm paperback format as HTDF, packed with my tips on what I’ve learned about health, wealth, and happiness in 30+ years of work and travel. Kicking off with the Meaning of Life (my take on it, anyway) it goes into strategies for what to learn, how to think, how you should treat your mind and body, and staying in shape. Plus a few side skills like the importance of drinking cocktails.
Here’s a thing: I designed 100 Days, 100 Grand to be a book you’d want to scribble in, with big margins, air around sections, and line spacing that allowed easy highlighting. But a year in, a double-digit number of readers have said they don’t want to write in it!
To answer their issue, I’ve created the 100 Days Journal. It’s a 244-page, A4 notebook (the same size as the main book) with two pages for each Day (chapter), mostly blank but with the summary and checklist reproduced so you can make your own notes on each chapter with space to space. The most important diagrams are also in there, and summaries of the Appendices, too.
It’s available at Amazon like all the others (amazon.co.uk/100-Days-Grand-Journal/dp/1912795205) – ISBN 978-1-912795-20-8 – but the best way to get it is as part of the 100 Days Plus Pack, the signed-by-the-author box set comprising the main workbook, journal, primer, and wallcharts. Here are a few pics, with the main book alongside for comparison.
100 Days, 100 Grand is a big book, but the techniques it teaches are mostly basic and simple. So this week – prompted by an old piece of internal marcomms falling off my bookshelf, a little book from my agency days called “How to do Ads” – I set myself a task: writing a “little book” with all the basics of successful freelancing, in just 48 postcard-sized pages!
I was done in a (frenetic) 48 hours. Here’s the book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/How-do-freelancing-Chris-Worth-ebook/dp/B07Q59XGSW/. Or email me and I’ll send you a free PDF!
100 Days, 100 Grand has now been out a year. I’ve published a revised edition (containing the ongoing typos and corrections you can also download as PDFs if you’ve got an older paperback copy) and a 12-book “box set” that splits the 1,200 pages of content into the book’s different sections. This Q1 I’m taking the next step!
I always wanted 100 Days to be an easy-on-the-eye book, with plenty of colour and space in the margins. Most of the 350 or so people who’ve bought it so far seem to agree. But this makes for a very pricey print job, which is why I prefer people to buy from me direct instead of through Amazon or bookstores. And since that means boxing up copies myself, I thought: why not add a few extra bits to the box, so readers get more value?
That’s why I’m working on the 100 Days Plus Pack. For a bit more cash (£149.95) it’ll include a signed paperback copy of the book, a number of other gubbins (wallcharts and crib sheets) to help the reader along the 100 Days journey, and access to a private social media group where you can ask and answer questions. It’s planned for launch end of March after some testing at London Book Fair this year. See you there!
100 Days, 100 Grand is a big book – over 1,000 A4 pages. That makes it a long read on Kindle, and – if you own the print edition – heavy to carry around. So, based on reader feedback, the content is now available as 12 smaller books – the 100 Days Editions!
The new books are around 50-150 pages each, making for an easier read – and, of course, easier on the pocket, since you can buy each when you’re ready. (The Intro is just £1.99 – or FREE if you’re on Kindle Unlimited!) Each Edition’s cover is accented with the same colour used inside to denote its Part, just as in the complete workbook – it’s the same content of course, just split into the ten Parts plus an Intro and Appendices. Print editions are coming next month; Kindle versions are out NOW. Why not start your collection?
The structure of 100 Days, 100 Grand was inspired by a very special book – that had nothing to do with freelancing. Here’s a new LinkedIn article on how the book got its start from the fitness industry.