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Mark Horrocks

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I retired as a I.T consultant 5 years ago I decided to start writing around my favourite hobby horse racing in the UK and trading on Betfair. Wrote my first non-fiction book around the
subject and uploaded to Amazon bookstore got my first sale within hours! It was only 0.90p royalties but I gained more satisfaction from that than 25 years as a I.T. consultant earing £150K per year!

When I woke up in the morning I had sold more books and more royalties so I started to write more books and now have 13 books ( eBooks & Paperback ) generating a 24x7 income.

OK it's not mega books and it's a small scale business but I like the money it makes and I check my royalties everyday like a kid in a sweet store!

I also sell these on my website and now have produced a video course.



I have also leaqrned to trade on the sports exchanges like Betfair and have written my own bots that make money automatically.

These are small scale businesses but the feeling is brilliant I get out of bed when I like, love it!


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Happy to hear you're getting so much satisfaction from selling your books. How are your websites sales of the books and the sales of your course compared to your book royalties?
 

Mark Horrocks

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Happy to hear you're getting so much satisfaction from selling your books. How are your websites sales of the books and the sales of your course compared to your book royalties?
I make more money from the websites as the paperback books have more profit in them. Thanks for your kind words.
 

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How much money do you make from Amazon per book a month, and how many pages are they? It would be interesting to see some numbers, if you have.
 

Mark Horrocks

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How much money do you make from Amazon per book a month, and how many pages are they? It would be interesting to see some numbers, if you have.
My books sell on my own websites plus other portals like Amazon, Lulu Kobe and many more. The best profit is from my websites. The books make quite a difference to my finances. My Betfair trading bots make me more money but this is a skilled subject and took me many years to master and a market not easy to enter thank god!. I wrote the bots first and started in 2007 learning my craft. I launched my first video course this week and had sales in the first 2 days from my website UK Horse Racing Form Guide using PPC.

There are no short cuts and had to learn new skills it was a tortuous route there is so much bullshit out there it drives me mad and people fall for it.

Thanks

Mark
 

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