Promote Your Book: Over 250 Proven, Low-Cost Tips and Techniques for the Enterprising Author
Do you have what it takes to be a successful author, but you're not sure how to go about it? Are you a published author with a book that is struggling in the marketplace? Promote Your Book gives enterprising authors the advantage they need in order to more successfully navigate the publishing industry and gain a better understanding of their responsibilities as a published author. At some point in your publishing journey, you'll discover the enormity of your responsibility in promoting your book. You'll realize that your approach to book promotion is key to your book's success.
This well-organized collection of the most successful low-cost and no-cost ideas provides solutions for both aspiring and seasoned authors in any genre. You will learn how to promote the book without changing your lifestyle; how to promote creatively; when, why and how to get involved in social media; how and when to submit news releases and tip sheets; ideas for arranging book signings, radio, and TV appearances; tips for submitting articles and stories for publication; how to land and present speaking gigs; how to get your book into the school system and libraries; how to enhance the marketing skills you already have in place and much more. We've even included a few valid reasons to spend money on book promotion. Would a book trailer enhance your sales, for example? Perhaps a publicist would help jumpstart sales.
This book is designed with the novelist in mind as well as the nonfiction and children's author.
While Patricia is considered one of this country's leading authorities on publishing and book promotion, she brings you the perspective and success stories of two dozen others throughout the pages of this highly informative and useful book.