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Launching a Book to Real Bestseller Status

In this video, Jeff Walker talks about how he drove his new book Launch: An Internet Millionaire’s Secret Formula to Sell Almost Anything Online, Build a Business You Love, and Live the Life of Your Dreams to the New York Times bestseller list.

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We Heart It: Mixing Pinterest and StumbleUpon

We Heart It is a social network with an Alexa ranking of 1,176 (that means it has tons of visitors). It combines elements from Pinterest and StumbleUpon to create a new social network, but with no words at all, except for the collections you create and get to name with words (something like Pinterest boards […]

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The Product Launch King’s #1 Strategy for Creating Partnerships

In the video below, Jeff Walker, the Product Launch King, describes his #1 strategy for creating partnerships: content partnerships, mastermind partnerships, joint venture partnerships, affiliate partnerships. What’s the best way to create these relationships?

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Great Book Trailer, Book Cover Needs Work

Here’s a wonderful video promo for R. Scott Mackey’s mystery novel Courage Matters. It features good images, great pacing, strong voiceover, and a great music soundtrack. It made me want to read his novel. But his book cover needs work. See blog post for details.

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101 Ebook Listing and Book Review Websites

Here are over 101 ebook listing sites, Kindle freebie sites, book review sites, author listing sites, and Facebook ebook groups (which I will try to keep updated with your help). Some of these sites offer free listings. Others charge a minimal fee for listing. Good hunting!

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Selling More Books by Giving Books Away

As an independent book author, I don’t have unlimited funds to spend on marketing. The name of the game is to get my books downloaded onto as many e-readers as possible (that 15,000 eyeballs thing), and I’ve found that free is a great way to do that. Free costs the readers and me nothing, but […]

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Elle Magazine: Misty Copeland Is the Most Badass Ballerina

Misty Copeland’s destiny was not to be a ballerina. At least, that’s what the letters from various ballet schools would indicate. But will trumps fate. Today, Misty is a solo ballerina with the American Ballet Theater. This Under Armour ad from their I Will What I Want promotion features the amazing dancing of Misty Copeland.

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Viral Video Shows How to Market a Bank

Now, that’s the way to do marketing that really creates raving fans and loyal customers! This viral video has had over 3 million views in just one week!

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