Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Thinking Big as an Author - Book Marketing Strategies from Jack Canfield

Chicken Soup for the Soul
He has launched 47 New York Times bestsellers and sold over 500 million books worldwide.   

Go here for this great video - Chicken Soup for Soul's Jack Canfield on book marketing and publicity strategies. 

Go here to download my FREE ebook, Book Marketing Genius.  


Subscribe to this blog for more great tips and information.  Plus go here for my Facebook page, Writers' Secrets.

Go here for my online group, Book Marketing and Financing
It contains loads of resources for you. 

Here's to your success! 

 

Monday, 10 December 2018

51 Ways to Help a Book Author You Love


John Kremer
John Kremer is a book marketing genius.  To read my interview with him, download my FREE ebook, Book Marketing Genius.  

He talks about his list of 51 Ways to Help a Book Author You Love.  Make sure you send this to your friends and loved ones, as suggestions of how they can help you. 


Subscribe to this blog for more great tips and information.  Plus go here for my Facebook page, Writers' Secrets.

Go here for my online group, Book Marketing and Financing
It contains loads of resources for you. 

Here's to your success!  


 

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Start Your Grassroots Campaign with 10 People

Another term for "grassroots campaign" is "street team". 

For step-by-step instructions on how to build your author street team, go here to download my FREE ebook, Book Marketing Genius.  


Go here to read "Start Your Grassroots Campaign with 10 People".  It contains some great suggestions. 
It begins with the first 10 people.  They need to be informed incentivized, and purposeful in the people they reach out to ... passionate or truly knowledgeable about your blog or book ....


Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Book Marketing Advice Roundup: Best of the Last Year

Jane Friedman
Go here to read this blog post from Jane Friedman

She includes topics such as, for example,

How to Sell Books (for Indie Authors);

Why and How to Reach the Right Readers; and

5 Quick Things on What Goes Viral on YouTube vs. Facebook. 

And loads more! 

Plus check out my recent blog post:  How to Reach Your Readers How One Author Sold 20,000 Books in One Month.
 
Stay up to date with this blog for more great tips and information.  Plus go here for my Facebook page, Writers' Secrets.

Go here for my online group, Book Marketing and Financing. It contains loads of resources for you. 

Here's to your success! 


Monday, 5 November 2018

Building Your Author Street Team

John Kremer

Your author street team can be both your focus group, while you are writing your book, and your loyal fan base that helps you to attract more readers.

Go here to listen to a wonderful podcast with book marketing genius John Kremer.  He explains how crucial it is to build relationships (i.e. your street team), and gives guidance on how to do it.  Inspiration and wisdom! 

For more on how to build your street team, download my FREE ebook, Book Marketing Genius.  It contains an interview with book marketing genius John Kremer.

See also, Should You Create a Street Team for Your Book?


 
Stay up to date with this blog for more great tips and information.  Plus go here for my Facebook page, Writers' Secrets.

Go here for my online group, Book Marketing and Financing. It contains loads of resources for you. 

Here's to your success! 



Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Should You Create a Street Team for Your Book?

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I'm sure you are one of the cool, hip, happening, well-informed people who already know what an author street team is.  But if you want more info, check out my previous blog post, What Is an Author Street Team?  

 Plus check out this article:  Should You Create a Street Team for Your Book

If you want to create your street team to help you finish and promote your book, go here to download my FREE ebook, Book Marketing Genius.  It is a step-by-step guide to creating or growing your fan base. 

Stay up to date with this blog for more great tips and information.  Plus go here for my Facebook page, Writers' Secrets.

Go here for my online group, Book Marketing and Financing.

Here's to your success! 


Monday, 29 October 2018

What Is an Author Street Team?

Check out this great article:  What Is an Author Street Team? 
http://blog.bibliocrunch.com/what-is-a-street-team/

If you want to create your street team to help you finish and promote your book, go here to download my FREE ebook, Book Marketing Genius.  It is a step-by-step guide to creating or growing your fan base. 

Stay up to date with this blog for more great tips and information.  Plus go here for my Facebook page, Writers' Secrets

Go here for my online group, Book Marketing and Financing

Here's to your success! 








Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Self-Publishing: The 9 Tasks That Must Go On Your Book Launch To-Do List | Self-Publishing Relief


The launch and marketing of your book begins BEFORE the book is completed and ready to go into the hands of your readers. 

For more about how you can build your street team, while you are still writing your book, go here to download my FREE ebook, Book Marketing Genius

Plus check out this post from Self-Publishing Relief on The 9 Tasks That Must Go On Your Book Launch To-Do List

See also:  this post on How to Become a Bestselling Author, from John Kremer. 

For  lots more useful information, see:  Book Marketing and Financing.  

Please share this with your networks, and please leave your comments below.  Thanks.  




Thursday, 30 August 2018

How Long It Took 40 Writers to Finish Their Famous Novels


From a weekend to 30 years, how long did it take the authors to complete some of the best-loved novels?

For more great stuff for writers and readers, go here for my Writers' Secrets page

And go here for lots of marketing and funding resources for writers and self-publishers:  Book Marketing and Financing.

Monday, 20 August 2018

Tips for the Lionhearted Writer: How to Honour Your Creativity

If you are like me (and I'm not assuming you are), if you keep your creativity locked in a cupboard and rarely let it out to play, you will find this useful.

Below are some great prompts from Lucy Flint's Lionhearted Writer blog. If you have read Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way, you are familiar with the artist's date. It is just one way of treating yourself with kindness, and nurturing your creativity. Here are the tips:
  • What are twenty things that you love doing? 
  • What hobbies did you love as a kid? 
  • What were your favorite toys as a kid? What did you just love playing with? Where did you most love to go?
  • What did you love to do in art class? Music class? 
  • Where do you like to explore?
  • What kinds of activities or places seem to release something good in you?




Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Self-Publishing Tips: How to Become a Bestselling Author

Check out this great article by John Kremer, in which he explains how ordinary people  became bestselling authors.  Go here to read it.  

Plus go here to download my FREE ebook, Book Marketing Genius, where you can read my interview with John Kremer.

For more great self-publishing tips, see Book Marketing and Financing.

Here's to your success!

Monday, 13 August 2018

Monday, 30 July 2018

How To Find Your Readers - How This Author Sold 20,000 books in 1 month!

Check out this “Hangout on Air” designed to help authors, especially self-published and indie authors, with marketing their books and improving their author platform. Authors struggle with various aspects of marketing and we are here to help! 

Bestselling author Cristin Harber sold 20,000 books in 1 month! 

For lots more great book marketing and financing tips, go here for Book Marketing and Financing.  

Monday, 18 June 2018

9 UNCOMMON Book Marketing & Promotion Tips (That I've Used to Become a Bestseller)





Pat Flynn gives some great tips for marketing and promoting your book.  Which ones have you used?  Please leave your answers below.  

To help you build what he calls  "street team", through an organic process, go here to download my FREE ebook, Book Marketing Genius.  


Here's to your success!