Category Archives for "Marketing your book"

Should you relaunch your book?

I can still remember the day… It was mid-August, 2015. I had an event coming up on the 22nd where I’d be sharing my business journey with an audience of 400-500 people, and I wanted to make sure my book was available to take on stage and to sell afterwards. The week before, six boxes […]

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Boost your author profile by speaking

Today’s post is by Dr Gary Wohlman, the founder and director of My Presentation Doctor and the author of  Get Up, Stand Up For Your Life. Dr Gary travels the world training CEOs, managing directors, senior managers and executive committees of leading organisations, as well as professional speakers and entrepreneurs in a wide range of industries and, in […]

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5 ways to leverage your book for your business

The past few years have held a lot of doom and gloom for aspiring authors, with The Guardian citing a survey that revealed 50% of authors in the UK make less than GBP10,500 a year from their writing, and 17% of authors don’t make anything from their writing. To put that in perspective, that’s less […]

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4 tips to find readers before you publish

Today’s post is by Sean Blanda, the Managing Editor and Producer of 99U, and online magazine that teaches creatives how to execute their ideas. In this post he shares how to save thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours of wasted effort by finding readers for your book before you go to publish your book. Building […]

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Marketing tools for your self-published book

Today’s post is by Paul Jarvis, bestselling author of The Good Creative, Everything I Know, Be Awesome at Online Business, and Write and Sell Your Damn Book. He also writes a weekly newsletter on freelancing, creativity and critical thought called The Sunday Dispatches, where he originally shared this honest advice on marketing for self-published authors […]

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Top 5 Marketing Tips for Self-Publishers

Self-publishing your own book requires a hell of a lot more than the writing alone. In fact, writing is only a small part of a much larger process, and one of the largest steps in that process is marketing. Without a big publishing house behind you, marketing is one of the most important aspects for […]

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Boost your book sales with free giveaways

Today’s post is by self-published novellist Jan Ruth, who used free giveaways to boost her profile and book sales. *** ‘You’re giving away your latest title? That’s crazy!’ I agree. However, the indie industry is still relatively new and as with all things Internet, the goal-posts are forever changing. Even in the ancient days of […]

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How to reach your readers with social media

Today’s post is by bestselling self-published author and author coach Connie Brentford, founder of The Moonlighter’s Guide website, who shares some invaluable and creative tips on how to engage directly with readers by tracking their comments about your books on social media. This article was originally published at http://selfpublishingadvice.org/how-to-reach-readers-with-social-search-techniques/   How To Reach Readers With Social Search […]

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How to launch your book online using social media

You thought that writing your book was going to be hard work, right? Well, the work begins when you publish. Whether you are a traditionally published author, hybrid author or independently self-publishing, you will need to market your book and online is the place to do it. Today’s post is by author and social media marketing strategist […]

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The Right (and Wrong) Way to Market Your Book

When it comes to how to market your book, there’s a lot of advice out there. So how do you know what works, and what’s a waste of time? Keep reading to find out how to turn your book into a bestseller from Ryan Holiday, marketing expert and best-selling author of Trust Me I’m Lying and Growth […]

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