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Monday, November 26, 2012

21 Ways to Market Your Book

I'm working on a new project for next year, and in the process I needed to brainstorm the different ways to market a book. Here are 21 of the things I came up with:

  1. Blogging
  2. Writing Articles/Guest Posts 
  3. Paid or Free Advertising
  4. Networking
  5. Optimizing/Updating Website/Salespage
  6. Speaking Engagements/Teleseminars
  7. Author Interviews
  8. Podcasting
  9. Press Releases
  10. Setting Up/Maintaining a Mailing List
  11. Writing, Formatting, Editing, and Publishing a Book
  12. Quote Photos
  13. Hold a Giveaway or Contest
  14. Create/Handout Bookmarks or Business Cards
  15. Create/Hang Posters
  16. Register Your Book with a New Site or Database
  17. Contact Bookstores
  18. Solicit Book Reviews
  19. Attend a Conference or Book Fair
  20. Create Your Own Gear
  21. Learn More About Marketing
What can you add to that list?


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  2. Great info...just tweeted & Pinterest it!

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  4. I enjoy reading your blog, Heather. Good info and down to earth advice I can follow. Nice to "meet" cha.


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