The best way to promote a book depends entirely on the book and its audience. That’s two things: (1) book subject and presentation, and (2) the intended audience. There is no one answer for all books. I wish there was just one way, but there are a 1001 ways. Practically speaking, there are about 10 […]
In his blog, Seth Godin pointed out the following statements from Michael Brooke, editor of Concrete Wave, the magazine for skateboarders. I think what Michael has to say applies as well to most book authors. Check it out. http://blog.bookmarket.com/2007/09/be-ball-bearing-not-beach-ball.html #Godin #books #ebooks #magazines
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But note: Don’t give away your book just on your website. Give it away on high-traffic websites targeted to your topic or audience. Ask the people behind those high-traffic websites and blogs if you can make a special offer to their visitors, something that should attract more repeat visitors to their site or blog. Final […]
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Every book deserves at least three years of attention from the writer, even if that involves only a few minutes each day. The constant, everyday attention on marketing your book works more wonders than all the money you could throw at all the marketing options paraded before authors every day. — John Kremer, book promotion […]
Publicity is not a two week event. It is a day in and day out persistent effort. Knock on doors. Make phone calls. Write email. Send letters. And don’t forget to call Mom on Mother’s Day.
Larry Page, CEO and co-founder of Google, speaks quite boldly about how you accomplish things that matter. You have to do a few crazy things. Now, while most book marketing activities are going to be boring, prosaic, by-the-book activities, once in a while you just have to take a flyer. Do something crazy.