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marketing a book

Marketing A Book (Beyond Social Media)

Successfully marketing a self-published book takes a lot of effort and creativity, and you don't have to rely exclusively on social media to do it.
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Creating An Author Video: Three Paths To Success

Whether you take the reins and make your own video, seek assistance with elements of the process, or outsource the project to a professional firm, an author video can be a great way to connect with your readers — and find new ones as well.
book discovery services

Book Discovery Services Can Help You Find Readers

Enlisting a book discovery service promoting cheap or free eBooks to a subscriber list is one way to get reviews, grow your social network, find readers, and increase book sales.
virtual book clubs

Virtual Book Clubs In The Era Of Social Distancing

Book-related events in the virtual world can’t completely replace the vibrant atmosphere of face-to-face presentations, but with some imagination, you can keep your book sales on an upward trajectory and enhance your readership.
independent bookstore

Indie Authors And The Independent Bookstore

The BookBaby Spotlight podcast recently hosted Julie Beddingfield, owner and manager of Inkwood Books. Beddingfield shares her strategy for bookselling in the age of COVID as well as what she looks for and expects from authors who want her to sell their books.
public libraries

Public Libraries: An Asset For Independent Authors

As an indie author, libraries are a powerful asset for getting your book into the hands of readers and reaching an audience through presentations, community contacts, reviewers, and reference librarian recommendations.
audible audiobook deal

How I Landed An Audiobook Deal: My Self-Publishing Experience Part 7

This is the seventh entry in a series in which I detail the experience of self-publishing my book. The goal is to offer tips and strategies so you can learn from my successes and mistakes. This week: how unforeseen success can change your plans!

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