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


Book Proposals That Sell – Competition Section

Okay. Fess up. You’d love to avoid this section of your book proposal altogether because why bother? Learn tips for making your book topic stand out amongst the competition.

Vanity Publishing – What Does it Really Mean?

There is nothing vane about vanity publishing. Every author has a right to see their project through to fruition. However, vanity publishing falls somewhere on the road between self publishing and finding a publishing house. Where exactly on that road depends on what your understanding of vanity publishing is.

Book Proposals That Sell

How to hook agents and editors… grabbing their attention from your first few words. People in positions of power in publishing are BUSY. While they’re waiting for you to show up as much as you’re hoping to connect with them, anything but a powerful opening could thwart your best attempts. Here’s one of my favorite tricks.

Enhancing Your Personal Brand Through Book Publishing

Recently, I came across an article from Reach Communications Consulting entitled “Three Steps to A Winning Personal Brand”. This article resonates with me because writing and publishing your book is also very much about enhancing your personal brand tool in the market and we can adopt the same steps. In the article, the steps to creating a winning brand are summarised as 3 Es: Extract, Express and Exude.

The First Step to Getting a Book Published

New writers are always curious about how to publish their books. They want to know what is the first step to getting a book published. This article provides the answer.

When Should You Publish Your Novel As an E-Book?

One option writers have today is that you can publish your work via e-books. When should this be used over traditional publishing?

What’s $1,000 a Month? How Writers Can Afford Editors

Even in a booming economy, $1,000 a month is a lot of money. It’s a respectable apartment. It’s a plane trip to Paris.

Bound Manuscripts – Four Simple Steps

Learn to create a bound manuscript in minutes. This marketing strategy can save hundreds of dollars and garner your book exposure. Put that computer and printer to work and get started now. Your book deserves it.

Get Ready For the ISTC, A New Book Identifier

ISTC (International Standard Text Code) is likely to come into use in the book industry worldwide late this year or early 2011. Basically it goes beyond ISBNs (International Standard Book Numbers) to identify content rather than edition. Different editions of a work, even from different publishers, should have the same ISTC.

How to Publish Your First Book

There comes a point when a new author needs to let go of their creation. Yes, I’m talking about publishing your first book. This article discusses your options for publishing your first book.

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