Is your book marketing strategies in need of a makeover? Ask yourself these question to determine if the answer is yes: 1. Ask yourself if you’re satisfied with the results you’re getting. Could you do better? 2. If you were to change something, add something, or stop doing something, what would you do? 3. Do [Read More…]
If you’re looking for tips on guerrilla marketing, here are a few that are so good that they’re Tweetable! 1. Contrast keeps people interested. With your blog and Twitter content vary tempo, topic, and format. 2. Stay curious and you will stay current. 3. Improve the way you use five tools 10 percent each. 4. [Read More…]
Sending out emails to your friends, family, and contacts to help with your book marketing is always a good strategy. But sometimes the way emails are worded can deter readers, and even make them feel compelled to say something about it. This is the case for one of the Create Space bloggers who received a [Read More…]
We’ve been following Create Space’s stages of marketing a book, and this week is the second stage; outreach. It’ll take some research on your end, but it’s definitely worth it. You need to figure out how to be a voice in your genre, and find the outlets that are related to it. It’s time to [Read More…]
Are you making the most out of your email signature? Did you know it can be a great tool for marketing your book? There are a few do’s and don’t when making it, but for the most part it’s a no brainer. Do include a brief, compelling line about your work that shows it’s worth [Read More…]
There’s tons of book marketing resources and advice out there, but you can’t try to do everything you read about.
Word of mouth marketing is vital to the success of any indie author, but how can you harness its power? First, you need to do a little research. Look online for the people who are talking about you. They might be fans, bloggers, or friends and family. Find the ones with the most influence and [Read More…]
Twitter is a great way to interact with your fans, promote your work, and let the world know who you are. But if you don’t use proper etiquette, you’ll end up turning people off. For example, too many authors constantly publish self-promotional tweets. In reality, only 20% of your tweets should be self-promotional. The others [Read More…]
A price promotion is a great way to generate sales for your book. But before you do one, make sure you know who you should be targeting!
Marketing your ebook can take up all of your time if you’re not careful. Luckily, there are plenty of free tools you can use to make the job easier. If you need a cool cover or image quickly, Canva can help with everything from blog graphics to book covers. If you want to get feedback [Read More…]