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The Secret to Developing a Successful Marketing Strategy for Your Book

There is the business of writing your book then there is the business of promoting your book.

95% of your efforts should go into the promotion of your book.

Hint: There are tricks to combining your writing and your promotions but that will come in another post.

If you’re smart about this you should know at least the next 5 strategies for your book.

Ask yourself these 3 questions and if you dig deep for your answers they will give you the frame for your marketing strategies.

  1. Why did you write this book? This will add a human emotional face to otherwise dry facts.
  2. Who did you write it for? This gives you your targeted audience.
  3. What are you willing to do for this book? List the definitely do promotions and the never ones too.

Is your marketing plan starting to form in your head now? Feel free to share any marketing strategies you use for your books in the comment box below.

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Get Rid of That Drudgery of Marketing Your Work With These Fun Ideas

Getting your book written is hard enough but once complete in comes the chore of marketing your book. Does marketing need to be a chore?

Change your mind set a bit and start thinking of some fun ways you can market your book.

How about throwing a party, a book launch party, inviting all your  friends, best clients and anyone else you can think of. We held an online party at Writers Secrets in our Live Center at: http://www.TheLiveBusinessCenter.com/?id=27538 Lot’s of fun! We held a Salon there too.

Do up a short video of your book or a whole webinar teaching some of it’s principles.

Make a slideshow to share on Slideshare. Things like this can be fun using your creative abilities.

Make up a contest for your book, you’ll be surprised at some of the interesting entries you may get.

Figure out ways that will work for you with your limited time and fit’s your audience.

Thanks to Vitaly Greyman for these ideas. See more at the source Vitaly Greyman



Branding Yourself Made Easy

One of the easiest ways to brand yourself is through eBooks – the new business card  which people won’t lose or throw out like they do cards!

www.writerssecrets.com  for getting your message and stories out to the world through eBooks.

As an author your main focus should be on writing your book. Then you need to know what will be your next five moves for that book. Once you have those in place write your next book and get your marketing strategies down for that one then repeat and repeat again.

Here’s 3 questions to ask yourself that are worth digging deep for the answers. These will help develop your marketing strategies.

  1. Why did you write this book? – This adds a human element and some emotion to the dry facts.
  2.  Who did you write this book for? – This gives you your targeted audience.
  3. What are you willing to do for this book? – Make a list of your promotional possibilities and impossibilities.

Thank you to Book Baby for these tips.

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