The Chilton Method

A Unique Formula for Creating an Exceptional Book and Selling Tons of Copies...From a Guy Who's Sold Millions!

You may know Dave Chilton as “the nice venture capitalist” on the hit TV show Dragons’ Den. He built his fortune in the most unusual of ways—through self-publishing. While selling millions of books out of his tiny, two-person office, Dave has been besieged by requests for advice from authors and self-publishers. Even the biggest publishing companies in the world have flown Dave in to share his unique book-marketing approaches. Complimented but overwhelmed by all the cries for help, Dave has taken eleven months off running his private-investment company to create this one-of-a-kind comprehensive course. And he isn’t making any money from this effort. None. See, he really is the nice venture capitalist! (Of course, there is a modest charge for The Chilton Method as the production team, the site developer and the distribution/marketing people aren't quite as generous with their time!) Whether you’re just thinking about writing your first non-fiction book or you’re a twenty-year veteran of the publishing industry, The Chilton Method will open your eyes to a new world of book-marketing possibilities.

Please Watch the Introduction and Samples from our 175 videos.

See full course curriculum below.

Samples from the Bonus Section “Creating A Great Book”

Samples from the Main Section “Marketing Your Book”

“Absolutely the best how-to information for authors and publishers looking to sell more books, period. Marketing gold—practical, relevant and out-of-the-box thinking. A true homerun.” Dawn Zier (President/CEO of Nutrisystem and former President of Reader’s Digest International)

"Dave Chilton is the king of book marketing. And this course proves it." Nita Pronovost (Vice President and Editorial Director, Simon & Schuster Canada)

"Comprehensive, savvy and engaging, this course will help authors, independent publishers and other publishing professionals attract more readers, especially readers who are likely to keep buzz building. Full, ongoing access to advice on 175 topics makes it a goldmine for writers of nonfiction." Judith Appelbaum (Sensible Solutions Inc, author of "How to Get Happily Published")

“Get inside the mind of a master in this training course that’s unlike anything you’ve seen before. Packed with tips, stories and strategies, it will educate and inspire you to reach your publishing goals. Highly recommended.” Joel Friedlander (

“I disagree with Dave Chilton. I think he should be charging thousands of dollars for these insights, but he refuses. Lucky you. If you are writing a non-fiction book, this is the way you’ll sell it. Amazing!” Terry O’Reilly (“Under the Influence,” CBC Radio)

“Dave Chilton is one of the most brilliant book marketers in history. His millions upon millions of books sold speak for themselves. ‘The Chilton Method’ is the most comprehensive book-marketing course I’ve ever seen. If you’re an author or a publisher, it is quite simply one of the best investments you could ever make.”Alex Carroll (

“My sister and I have sold more than 2 million cookbooks following Dave’s unique and powerful book-marketing approaches. Of course I love ‘The Chilton Method’—it works!” Greta Podleski (Best-selling co-author of “Looneyspoons,” “Crazy Plates” and “Eat, Shrink & Be Merry!”)

“Writing a book is gratifying. Having it bought and appreciated by a wide audience is the greater kick, though. Dave Chilton’s long and marvelous experience in writing, publishing and selling good books is captured in this comprehensive how-to course. Remarkable and great for an author!” Lynn Henning (Columnist, Detroit News)

“Dave Chilton sets the gold standard for entrepreneurial publishing. ‘The Chilton Method’ will transform the way you market books and lead you to success." Jesse Finkelstein (Principal, Page Two Strategies Inc.)

“As both an author and editor of self-published books, I place a huge value on the insights, stories and wisdom this video series shares. I love everything about it! The next time an author approaches me to edit a manuscript, I’m going to insist he/she picks up this course.” Fina Scroppo (Book editor and author of “The Healthy Italian”)

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