Authors constantly seek the best book promotion tools, especially since virtual marketing options change and appear almost daily. In this guest post, award-winning former publicist Sandra Beckwith (@sandrabeckwith) provides five tried-and-true book marketing techniques for you to try.
The Goodreads blog recently published a detailed case study about how Celeste Ng’s second book became a best-seller. “Case Study: How Penguin Press Made ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ a Roaring Success” outlines the publisher’s marketing support, which includes Goodreads activity.
Nick Spalding is the bestselling self-published author in the UK. He recently signed a six-figure book deal. His romantic comedies Love… From Both Sides and Love… And Sleepless Nights were the first and third-best-selling self-published e-books in 2012. With Amazon saying 15% of Kindle sales come from authors with no book deal, here are his top 10 tips to succeeding in a crowded field.
Self Publishing Your Own Book: When Should You Consider It? Self-publishing your own book is one of the publishing industry’s dirty little secrets. Mainstream publishers, editors, and authors easily dismiss self-publishing and print on demand publishing as a rip-off for both the writer and reader. After all, if the writer was a real writer then […]
We’re not going to dig too deep into the advantages an e-reader brings, however, you can’t get past the fact that their special screens are designed for extended reading without extra effort on the eyes, they can easily resist the sunlight glare and there are many to add on top of these. So, let’s jump […]