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Work Awards and Contests into Your Book Marketing Plan (Infographic)

Reading Time: < 1 minuteHave you ever considered entering your book into a contest as part of your book marketing plan? Perhaps you’ve wondered what a book award could do for you? Book awards are often a great way to gain recognition for your book, and also it’s a great way to get feedback.Awards may seem glamorous, and they truly are fantastic, but the award itself won’t help you sell more books, it’s what you do after you receive the honor. Book awards, in their most basic form, are designed to shed light and praise on the best books in...

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How to Market a Book with a Pre-Order (Infographic)

Reading Time: < 1 minuteFiguring out how to market a book with a pre-order is critical for hitting new heights with your next book release.If you’ve never done a pre-order campaign, or your last one wasn’t successful, I have some tips for how to market your book to ensure you’ll sell more the next time around. Working pre-order campaigns into your author marketing plan can definitely help you build buzz. Plus they are an excellent excuse to engage fans and draw in new ones. And pre-orders can really be lucrative for sales…when done right! Resources and Free Downloads Book Marketing...

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How to Promote Your Book Before It’s Published: 10 Surefire Strategies

Reading Time: 3 minutesIf your next release is almost ready, you have officially entered the zone where you should begin to consider how to promote your book before it’s published.“Go big or go home” rings particularly true for indie authors, so here are 10 easy ways to make your next release more successful. Getting Started Establishing your Amazon presence should be the first step in tackling the question of how to promote a book before it’s published. First, ensure that your book is available as an Amazon pre-order. Doing so will give you a direct link that you can start...

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How to Promote a Book on Social Media without Burning Out (or wasting a ton of time)

Reading Time: 5 minutesWe often hear how important it is to be on social media, and when considering how to promote a book, certainly a solid social media game is one of many strategies that help authors gain more visibility.But the truth is, social media is also a huge time-suck. We’ve all been there. We start a post but get sidetracked by our newsfeed, then we hop over to see what others are saying on their pages, and before you know it, an hour has gone by. If you’ve ever been to a casino, you probably know that they are...

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