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Between a good and great book, which would you choose? Anyone would settle for great books. Why? They would be more interesting to read. However, producing a great book won’t translate into success. What brings success is your marketing strategy. If people don’t get to know your book, how would they develop interests or purchase it? So, in this post, we’ll discuss tips on how to market a book effectively. But first, let’s find the answer to a mind-boggling question. Imagine having the capacity to write 3000 words off the book you’re working on, daily. In no time, you can...
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Hello, and welcome to a selection of our favourite book cover designs from July's publication schedule.
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