Getting your book noticed by the media is probably one of the best ways to market it and gain reputation. But how do you get the constantly contacted media to notice your book? You can’t just wave your hands around, or cry like a baby, you have to have something that makes you stand out from everyone [Read More…]
When using social media to market yourself and your book, you need to understand the profile of your target audience. You shouldn’t just assume anyone and everyone on social media is interested in the genre or topic of your book, or, for that matter, interested in books in general! This article gives you audience statistics [Read More…]
If you think that marketing your book should be based solely on your book alone, you may want to take a look at this article.
Most authors don’t like to think of themselves as a brand, especially with marketing efforts. But it is essential to build yourself as a brand in order to create an image that appeals to as many people as possible. You need a public representation of yourself that can bee seen on a blog and on [Read More…]
The topic of the latest #BBchat on Twitter was marketing strategies, and authors and literary influencers from around the world contributed. One of the main strategies was setting goals and outlining a marketing strategy, but it was also discussed how interesting content was important as well. This article offers tips on creating compelling content for [Read More…]
Determining how much to price your book is tricky, especially if you don’t know what factors should go into pricing it. This forum topic question asks if there is a minimum page count that readers can expect in order to pay $2.99 for an e-book. Some of the responses suggest that there are several factors, [Read More…]
Getting your book written about in The New York Times is still the biggest prize for authors, but it’s also the most difficult one. Here’s some tips on how to make it happen!
Many blogs have enough content on them to be a book itself, but how do you know if your blog should be converted into a book? An interview with an author who converted his blog to a book answers all the questions you need to know to decide if its something you should do. He [Read More…]
Holidays are a great way to promote your Kindle and self published books, especially Valentine’s Day! Kindle allows you to do price cut specials or even offer free samples, which you can easily market as a great Valentine’s Day gift! Once you’ve made your deal on Kindle, be sure to share it on social media [Read More…]
Despite the growing popularity in social media trends, blogs, and workshops, there is still a very big advantage to using email marketing to promote your book.