The goal with your book is to get people talking about it and build buzz. One way to accomplish this is to give books away. You should allow for this into your marketing plan and budget. Make sure to set aside dozens of books to give away for promotional purposes. Give your books freely to […]
Author Archive: Sue Canfield
Sue has been working with social media since 2005. She blogs regularly about how to use social media and consults on best social media practices. She specializes in helping authors create and maintain their online presence.
Event Date: May 10, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Marquina Iliev-Piselli discusses Email List-Building Strategies that Work. About Marquina Iliev-Piselli Marquina Iliev-Piselli is the Digital Marketing Director at RiffleBooks.com and an independent author-marketing consultant at AuthorpreneurLaunch.com She helps authors feel empowered, not overwhelmed, by marketing. Since 2007, she has been an author-marketer who […]
Event Date: May 31, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Tina Dietz discusses How to Harness the Power of Podcasting. About Tina Dietz When she was 2 years old, someone handed Tina Dietz a tape recorder – and that was that! A lifelong love affair was born. Today, Tina is a […]
Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: Dr. Val Wilson Synopsis This book explores diabetes from the first mention of symptoms associated with the condition in 1536 BC and examines the beginning of medical knowledge as ideas emerged in the ancient civilisations of Egypt, Persia, Greece, Rome, India and China. It describes the appearance of two […]
The term special sales is commonly used to describe sales opportunities outside of bookstores. Also referred to as non-bookstore (or non-traditional) marketing, it can be a profitable source of new revenue. The best way to exploit this opportunity is to divide it into two segments and sell to buyers in each according to their traditional […]
Earlier this year, I discovered Babelcube, a translation service that pays translators by splitting royalties between the author, the translator, and the site itself. The royalty split idea is similar to that used by ACX, but rather than the 50/50 split that ACX uses, Babelcube employs a sliding scale (details here). The rights holder of the […]