You've hustled and set up a book signing, reading, speaking opportunity, or tour. You've worked on your delivery, your timing, your tone. And during the event-- you nailed it! Congratulations. The hard part is over.
But how do you make sure that the energy you've put into your booking, your preparation, and your "performance" comes back to you?
7 Ways to Make Lasting Connections After Your Book Reading
1) Cover the basics-
If your audience has responded to your reading, they'll want to take a piece of you home with them-- in the form of your book.
Make sure you have ample books available and that you've arranged the details of selling them in advance (oftentimes, you'll be required by the venue to work with a local bookseller). Be sure to announce at the end of your reading that you have books available for sale and you're happy to sign them.
2) Discount your books-
If it is possible to work with the bookseller