Did you notice that all of the online book sites, be it Apple’s book sales pages, BarnesandNoble.com (they show even several slots with books in the same genre), Amazon.com, or Kobo, wherev…
. . There are lots of pro’s and con’s regarding free books and authors are discussing this topic since years, just look at the KDP forums, this thread for
This is a great article from Amanda Patterson from Writers Write about How to Survive a Relationship with a writer. I can relate to all of these points 🙂
Book Marketing on a Shoestring (e-book)
How Authors Can Promote their Books Without Spending a lot of Money.
No Money? No Problem! Success as an author, especially when creating your platform in social media and establishing your brand, using the tools described here, is almost free. It’s all about where to find readers, book bloggers and reviewers and how to connect with them. A book marketing checklist in the last chapter will provide you with a useful timeline.
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Part Four of the Authors Marketing Yourself Series by Susan Toy featured by Chris The Story Reading Ape.
The following is an extract from a talk delivered at the Calgary Public Library in Feb. 2011.
Okay, now you’ve completed the further editing, the proofs have been approved, and it’s just a matter of waiting for the printer to produce and ship your book. So, what’s been happening at the publishing house all this time? The main thing they’ve been up to is preparing for, and holding, sales conferences for their sales reps. A catalogue page for your book should have been completed and posted online. Be sure to link to this page on your own blogsite, and direct anyone to it who asks about your book. The reps have been told about you, and they have discussed how they can best sell your book to booksellers, libraries, wholesalers and specialty markets. Some of them may have even read the manuscript. If at all…
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