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Why Authors Need a Marketing Plan

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    Why Authors Need a Marketing Plan

The most common question I see from new authors is: I published a book, what do I do next? They spent plenty of time working to get their book completed but never thought about what would happen once the book was released. The silence can be deafening. However, whether you’re already published, or working on your book, it’s never too late to develop a marketing plan to help you determine how you will reach your audience, […]

Book Signing – Don’t Be Your Book’s First Stumbling Stone!

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    Book Signing – Don’t Be Your Book’s First Stumbling Stone!

Even though the book signing event might be marked as “one of the most stressful moments of your life” it is actually a very great thing. Believe in yourself and everyone else will follow your example! After everything is done, your book synopsis has been approved or edited, your book cover is done, and your book is visible on the internet, it’s time to think about one other very important thing when it comes to […]

Book Cover – The Strongest Marketing Tool for Your Book

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    Book Cover – The Strongest Marketing Tool for Your Book

Don’t judge a book by its cover… That’s what my mother always used to tell me, but it’s simply not true when it comes to book marketing. Here’s why: When you’re strolling through the book shelves, you can’t see the interior of a book. But when you spot an eye-catching book cover, you’ll stop to take a closer look. And that, in turn, stimulates you to read the synopsis and finally consider purchasing the book. […]

Amazon buy Goodreads

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    Amazon buy Goodreads

Amazon buy Goodreads. In a move that seemed to surprise some, Amazon bought the indie book site Goodreads on April 2nd. To some, the buyout came as a shock; to others, it was a positive. There are no details released as of yet on the acquisition terms but the entire process will close in the second quarter of the year.   Goodreads was founded in 2007 as a social site for users to share what […]

Marketing Strategies to Increase Book Sales

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    Marketing Strategies to Increase Book Sales

In a perfect world, just writing a novel and putting it up for sale would garner all the sales you’d want. But the world isn’t perfect and so pushing your title and utilizing the best marketing strategies possible is what will rake in the sales. From book cover design to establishing an internet presence, there’s a lot of great ways to push your title.   Before you even publish your book, you should start building […]