Local retailers, librarians, and reporters may be more open to a new author, but what about collaborating with a wider range of local businesses?
In Part 1, we discussed how to hook your readers with book descriptions. Now, let’s talk about how to tease your readers once they’re hooked.
You’ve gotten a potential reader to visit your book’s product page. Now it’s time to seal the deal. How? Your book description, that’s how.
Do you have an audiobook? For the easy peasy crowd, here’s what I’m suggesting—create a clip of your audio book or make a clip.
Marketing your book is actually a bigger challenge than writing the book. Pre-planning your marketing strategy will go a long way to achieving your goals.
Book marketing isn’t about “blowing your own horn.” It’s about sharing information about your book. Making this mental shift is essential.
Are you trying to build a “fan base?” Well stop. Seriously. There is a better way. Spend time every day connecting and interacting with readers.
When you win a book award, don’t just pose for a grip and grin at the awards banquet. Make sure your audience hears the good news, too.
You’ve seen a “roundup” article that made you think, “My book should have been included in that.” Here’s what you need to know to make that happen.
Author in the Headlights Syndrome is common when you realize you will be doing the majority (or all) of the book marketing for your book.