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Get Better Book Reviews, More Sales #BookMarketing #BookPromo #Selfpub pic.twitter.com/BNvw6SV29u

Sure, every author WANTS to receive glowing book reviews. But do book reviews help sales? That’s the million dollar question. As an Indie author, I’ve had my mind blown.  In the old days, when I was published by Bantam and Avon, I had no trouble getting reviews — GREAT reviews — from trade publications.  In […]

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Writing Novels to Sell: What Literary Agents Won’t Tell You #amwriting #writetip #Romance #WIP

Your goal is to become a New York Times bestseller and rake in beaucoup bucks.  Your novel is ready.  You’ve done your literary agent research, and you’ve identified your dream rep.  It’s time to query. Now here’s a healthy dose of reality. Literary agents are in the business of SELLING.  That makes literary agents SALES […]

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Facebook Apps for Writers: Market Your Book to More Readers

If you’re still learning your way around Facebook, you may not be aware that you can add some nifty author apps to your Fan Page — apps that can help you market your books. These apps are super-easy to install. The vast majority require no website design experience and will take you less than 10 […]

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Book Marketing Strategy: 6 Tips for Promoting Books with an Excerpt

Book Marketing Strategy: 6 Tips for Promoting Books with an Excerpt What considerations should go into choosing a book excerpt? First and foremost, an excerpt is a SALES TOOL. If you keep that in mind, you’re already leagues ahead of most touring authors. If you’ve been following this blog, then you know that I work […]

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Indie Author Tips: Join Forces for Greater Marketing Impact

  Indie Authors Join Forces for Greater Book Marketing Impact By Sydney Jane Baily Hi everyone. First, I want to thank Adrienne deWolfe for inviting me on her site. It’s obviously a busy and informative place. Many writers websites aren’t so busy; they’re more like lone candles on a very dark prairie—hard to notice and […]

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Book Marketing: Effective Management of Street Team

Author Sabrina York is back with the third installment in her 3-part series on Street Teams. Today’s installment is about effective management: the down side to running your volunteer organizaiton. If you like this featured series, make sure you don’t miss all our book marketing and promotion tips!  Subscribe to our RSS feed, or receive […]

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Book Marketing: Leveraging Your Street Team for Book Promotion

After Sabrina York’s guest post last Friday, in which she talked about creating Street Teams for book marketing and promotion purposes, you may have wondered, “What can I assign my loyal army of fans to DO?” Great question!  And today, Sabrina’s back with lots of book marketing and promotion tips related to Street Teams.  If […]

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Book Marketing for Savvy Authors: Create Street Teams

Want a loyal army of fans to promote your book for you? Then keep reading for tips! Guest Columnist Sabrina York, published author extraordinaire, is so enthusiastic about sharing her book marketing experience that she wrote a 3-part series! These posts are devoted to helping you organize and manage a virtual network of fans – […]

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Book Marketing for Indie Authors: Image Branding 101

Book Marketing for Indie Authors: Image Branding 101 Picture this:  Your book is finally published.  (Whoop! Congratulations!) You’ve worked months – maybe years – for the moment when you can proudly point to  the byline on your cover and say:  “Yep! That’s me!  I really wrote a book!” Your cover says volumes about your story.  […]

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Book Marketing: 10 Tips for a Successful Ebook Blog Tour

  As an author who has toured, and as a blog owner who has hosted tours, I can speak with authority about both sides of the virtual book tour experience. My motivation for this post is to save budget-conscious authors from wasting their money on tour companies that produce less-than-satisfactory results.  What is a virtual book […]

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