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Great Marketing Posts for Independent Authors

Finding out that authors also have to be marketers was a shock to me, probably more than finding out the Easter Bunny wasn’t real. Learning to be an effective marketer has proven to be more difficult than learning to write … Continue reading

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More Marketing Resources for Authors

Here are three more book marketing books I’ve read and found to be useful in the making sens of book marketing and thinking up specific strategies. The Weekend Book Marketing Makeover This is another offering from Duolit, and it is … Continue reading

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Welcome Home Puts all the Pieces Together

After reading Nick Thacker’s new book Welcome Home: The Author’s Guide to Building a Marketing Home Base, I ended up with about four pages of notes and a lengthy to do list. Welcome Home offers some great advice for any … Continue reading

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Book Review: Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World

Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World is the book I’ve been waiting for, the book I wish I read years ago. As the second subtitle states, author Michael Hyatt lays out “a step-by-step guide for anyone with something to … Continue reading

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Creating Traffic: Comment on Blogs

Every blogger wants traffic, but how do you drive traffic to your blog? I’ve heard over and over one good way to do that is to develop relationships with other bloggers. How will that help? Because you might be able … Continue reading

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How to Create a Platform

When I started writing my book, the only platforms I knew about were the stages speakers stood on or lists of promises compiled by political parties. My focus was on writing the book. I figured I would worry about the … Continue reading

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Book Signings: Are they Worth It?

One popular book marketing strategy is the book signing. We’ve all seen them: the author sits in a book store (or other public place) with a pile of books, ready to sign them for anyone who wants to buy them. … Continue reading

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The Absolute Basics of Book Marketing

When I started writing my book, I had no idea that I would have to market it. Wouldn’t that be the publisher’s problem? Absolutely not! While I had no idea how to market and sell books, I was able to … Continue reading

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