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What is a Milestone?

Milestones outline key events in the student journey for each program at Self-Publishing School

We understand that publishing a book can feel like a daunting task. I mean, how do we go from blank page to published author in 90 days or less? We achieve our goal by focusing on the Milestone that we're in, right now.

Each Milestone represents a major step toward the objective of the program you're in. And, depending on the program you're in, the Milestones will look a little different.

For example, in Self-Publishing School's Become a Bestseller program (previously called VIP 2.0), there are ten Milestones:

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  1. Mindmap
  2. Outline
  3. Rough Draft
  4. Second Draft
  5. Self-Editing
  6. Editing
  7. Cover Design
  8. Formatting
  9. Published
  10. Bestselling Author

If you're getting started on your Mindmap - congratulations! This is a major achievement toward publishing your book! And now, you have a focused objective that is more manageable than thinking of publishing a book as an entire "step."

Once you're complete your Mindmap, your next goal is to complete your Outline. And so the journey continues :)

Keep in mind that every Milestone is an opportunity to celebrate! You're making more progress toward publishing your book than you ever have before - so stay focused on the Milestone you're working on today. You can do it!

There's one catch: you need to keep in touch with your coach to see your Milestones updated in Teachable. Once you're finished your coaching call, your coach will update your most recently completed Milestone and you'll see the Milestones updated like the image above. 

Need to book your next coaching call? Open a Support Ticket and request a coaching call!

Did you know..

There are weekly Milestone Group Coaching Calls happening every week in the Mastermind Community?

Whether you're working on your mindmap, outline, rough draft, book production, getting ready to launch, or publishing your book - join a call today!

Click here to see the Milestone Group Coaching Calls happening weekly in the Mastermind Community.

Course Milestones

Fundamentals of Fiction, Memoirs & Story Sell More Books Course Building for Authors
  1. Plot Outline
  2. Story Structure
  3. Hit 10k Words
  4. Rough Draft
  5. Self-Editing
  6. Editing
  7. Cover Design
  8. Formatting
  9. Published
  1. Choose Strategy
  2. Marketing Assets
  3. Bestseller!
  4. List Growth
  5. Amazon Top 5%
  1. Create Your Offer
  2. Product Launch (Sales and Marketing)
  3. Make Your First Sale
  4. Course Wireframe
  5. Deliver Your Course
  6. Collect One Solid Testimonial
  7. Evergreen