Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Book Marketing – Setting up your Amazon Author Page by Sally Cronin

Setting up your Amazon Author Page by Sally Cronin is the kind of information ALL authors need to know. Check this out! ❤

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I began promoting authors and their books back in 2001 and then it was all about splashy book launches, press releases and getting local coverage. Indie authors had it tough in those days trying to break into the establishment and get the attention of national press, but could do very well locally.

It is very different today in many respects, but certainly you can still make a big splash in your own local area, especially if our books are relevant to the history of the area. Press releases and going door to door to established businesses such as bookshops, cafes, art galleries and holding book signings can certainly launch a book and possibly get the attention of a wider audience and the national press.

Six years ago I began promoting my own books (particularly Ebooks as I tend to still go local for my print books) and a handful of…

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Why Amazon Book Rankings Make You Nervous — And Why You Can Stop Caring

An interesting article... Always much to learn about the mighty Amazon! Always hitting “refresh” to see your Amazon book rankings? It’s probably more trouble than it’s worth. Source: Why Amazon Book Rankings Make You Nervous — And Why You Can Stop Caring

Self-Publishing: How to Promote Your Book With One Easy Photoshop Technique

I don't have photoshop, but for authors, if you do this is the INFORMATION you want! ❤ You know readers will judge a book by its cover. Here’s how to make them want to pick up yours. Source: Self-Publishing: How to Promote Your Book With One Easy Photoshop Technique

Introducing Book Marketing: Tactics and Trials

I love that Emily Wenstrom is a marketing professional and shares the trials and tribulations of the book marketing dilemma we all face. She is on WordPress: emilywenstrom.com. This is a great article! ❤ Which book marketing approaches actually work? Review one novelist’s marketing experiments in our new column. Source: Introducing Book Marketing: Tactics and Trials

Marketing – What Works for Me, by Andrew Joyce

I would like to introduce everyone to Andrew Joyce who graciously accepted my invitation to appear as a guest blogger while I am vacationing. My name is Andrew Joyce, and I write books. I have no day job; my books sell well enough to keep body and soul together. The same for my dog. I … Continue reading Marketing – What Works for Me, by Andrew Joyce

Zora Takes Over Silver Threading

  Hi Everyone, My name is Zora Langston and Colleen has invited me to do a takeover post on her blog today. Let me tell you a little about myself. I am the creation of Author, Lisa W. Tetting. She calls me a character, and I am a nine-year old girl who lives in a … Continue reading Zora Takes Over Silver Threading

“Thunderclaps” – ROARS of Silence

I really thought a "Thunderclap" was a great idea to spread information on social media platforms! I want to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart, who assisted the three authors I sponsored Thunderclaps for: P. S. Bartlett, Alienora Taylor, and Lisa Tetting. In addition, I want to share the results of this experiment … Continue reading “Thunderclaps” – ROARS of Silence

Calling All Authors! Will You Help a Friend?

One of the hardest things for authors to undertake after their novel is written and self-published, is the marketing aspect of their book. There are a few programs out there geared toward making a loud bang in the blogosphere. One of them is called a THUNDERCLAP. Thunderclap is an organization similar to crowd funding, except … Continue reading Calling All Authors! Will You Help a Friend?