There are hundreds of ways to promote a self-published book. However, if you don’t get the following nine basics right first, you could be wasting a lot of your time, energy and money. Many, if not most authors who self-publish for the first time make mistakes, which is completely normal because you are trying to do something totally new and you don’t have
Congratulations on publishing your new book! By Lale Byquist It took a lot of time and effort to write and publish it. You’re waiting for positive reviews, hot sales, and loyal readers. It seems that the worst is behind you. But your work isn’t finished yet. Now it’s time to promote your book. The more people know about your work, the better.
Forget book sales and instead, brand yourself as an author Branding is the buzz word now for creating a public image for yourself. For authors, especially new writers, it is imperative that you brand yourself as an author and build a brand around your name. All too often, I see bios of authors that read, in total, ‘Author of Tinkle
A little list of how to promote your book politely, and keep your friends. Being flooded with ‘Please read my book’ and ‘check out my new book now’ requests on various forums, I thought it may be time to scribble a few hints for newly self-published authors. I am so tempted to title this list of hints ‘Don’t annoy people before
Do you have a spare ten minutes? Good, then promote your books. We all have a spare ten minutes somewhere in our busy days. Maybe waiting for a bus or train, waiting for a meeting, waiting to pick up the kids from school or waiting for the dentist or doctor. Apart from waiting time, there are coffee breaks, lunch breaks