This Week in the Blogs, June 1 – 7, 2019

POSTED ON Jun 9, 2019

Shelley Sturgeon

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By Shelley Sturgeon

Hope you’re having a fantastic and relaxing weekend!

Some great articles again this week on marketing and self-publishing for your reading pleasure.


Anne R. Allen’s Blog… with Ruth Harris on Anne R. Allen
The #1 Mistake New Self-Publishers Make That Leaves Them Vulnerable to Publishing Scams
“I hear about new publishing scams all the time. Sometimes scammers approach me personally, but more often I hear a sad tale of woe from some newbie who has fallen for the latest con.”

Boni Wagner-Stafford on Self-Publishing Advice Center
Scan the Market Before Marketing Your Book
“In my view, a book marketing strategy that doesn’t include a ‘market scan’ is not going to help you do the best marketing job for your book. One that does is going to empower you and give you that delicious sense of control.”

JA Konrath on JA Konrath
Your Book Marketing Plan Won’t Work
“Now, after celebrating, you are creating a marketing plan. … You’re nervous, but you’ve been an avid student, devouring everything you can on how to sell books.”

Steven Spatz on BookBaby Blog
What Independent Writers Can Learn From E L James
“The Fifty Shades phenomenon would not have happened were it not launched as a self-published series. There are many lessons for independent writers in E L James’ success story.”

Chris Syme on Smart Marketing for Authors
How to Collaborate With Other Authors
“In this episode we interview nonfiction author and coach Honoree Corder on how to collaborate on projects with other authors.”

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