Book Marketing For Misers: 4 Tips To Save On Promotions

Do you hate spending money on book marketing? In a recent writers’ group meeting, we discussed our favorite ways to market our books cheaply. We agreed that it’s not so much that we resent investing our book income into marketing, it’s: The occasional unforeseen expenses which derailed our book marketing budget; Outright mistakes (perhaps we … Read more

Book Marketing On Pinterest: 4 Tips To Sell Your Books

Book Marketing On Pinterest: 4 Tips To Sell Your Books

A few weeks ago, in a writers’ group meeting, we discussed using social media for book marketing. Several authors used Instagram, others used Pinterest. It became a heated discussion: does social media sell books? Book marketing on social media: does it help you to sell more books? One author was adamant: social media, she said, … Read more

Book Marketing: 2 Free Strategies To Target Keen Readers

Book Marketing: 2 Free Strategies To Target Keen Readers

Book marketing is always a popular topic with members of our writing group, because advertising is expensive. At our last meeting, one member said she hadn’t checked her Amazon ads for a week after creating some new ads. To her horror, she realized she’d made an error and went way over budget. Book marketing: follow … Read more

Book Marketing: 3 Tips For Free Publicity To Sell More Books

Book Marketing: 3 Tips For Free Publicity To Sell More Books

Looking for easy book marketing ideas? Most authors never realize that there’s a powerful and free option: publicity. Publicity sells books. Last year, one of our writers’ group members got these results from one press release published on her website: Six book reviews in various print publications; A dozen online reviews; and An article in … Read more

Blog Content: 4 Simple Ways To Find Blogging Ideas

Blog Content: 4 Simple Ways To Find Blogging Ideas

Looking for ideas for blog content? Perhaps you feel you’ve said it all; you’re squeezed dry. Blog content: what if you’ve got nothing to say? We all feel like that occasionally. Consider that you’ve got plenty to say—you’re just out of inspiration. You need to rekindle it. Let’s look at simple ways to get ideas … Read more