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The Selling Show

Jan 8, 2019

052: Books and Courses for Experts with Pat Iyer


Pat Iyer MSN RN LNCC is a professional speaker, editor and author. Pat’s publishing career began in 1980 when she met a woman whose husband’s beating left her paralyzed. To answer the question of “Why did she stay with him” Pat wrote her class paper on battered women. At the encouragement of her graduate school professor, she turned the paper into her first article. Since then, Pat has written or edited over 800 books, case studies, articles, online courses or chapters.


Pat shares her journey of getting into writing, editing, and legal nurse consultation. Including her experience with writing her first article to co-authoring, working as a freelance editor, and creating a business of networking between attorneys and expert witnesses.


In This Episode, You’ll Learn…


  • How she published her first article
  • How Pat’s networking business works
  • Thoughts on being a ‘serial entrepreneur’
  • Using a ghost writer
  • Writing like you speak – the right way to go?
  • Editing between a freelancer or in-house at your publishing company
  • Creating an online course from your book or vice versa


Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode