Category Archives for "Marketing your book"

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

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. So, here’s our step-by-step guide on how to launch your book online using social media. Today’s post is by author and social media marketing strategist Peg […]

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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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Why Your Book Pitch Matters (Even If You’re Self-Published)

This was such a great post on why your book pitch matters, even for self-published authors, that I wanted to share it. (Reblogged from http://www.thebookdesigner.com/2013/10/book-pitch/) Imagine for a moment that you’ve hopped into an elevator on your way somewhere. You’re carrying the proof of your book that just arrived from the printer. A gentleman sharing […]

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