Internet Marketing – Nonfiction Books

Streamline Your Online Presence and Gain More Time to Write by Joey Garcia

Streamline Your Online Presence and Gain More Time to Write by Joey Garcia

It’s rare to find an author who is passionate about shepherding her or his book into the marketplace. When I speak to writer’s groups about book publicity, authors lament their responsibility for the business side of things. Most wish someone else would manage their publicity or online presence for them. If you’re an author who […]

How to Reach Non-Retail Buyers by Brian Jud

How to Reach Non-Retail Buyers by Brian Jud

Book marketing is relatively simple (but not necessarily easy) because there are only two arenas in which to compete: retail and non-retail. The retail sector consists of bookstores (bricks and clicks) and other outlets such as office supply stores, supermarkets, airport stores, warehouse clubs, health-food stores, gift shops and specialty stores. Selling to these establishments […]

PR Secrets to Capture Traditional and Online Media Attention

PR Secrets to Capture Traditional and Online Media Attention

I know this might sound weird coming from a CEO of a PR agency, but PR is not rocket science. Now, don’t get me wrong, PR is just like anything in business — knowing how to do something only takes you so far and doesn’t necessarily ensure your success. Take writing a book, for example: […]

How to Use LinkedIn Pulse

How to Use LinkedIn Pulse

LinkedIn launched its publishing platform in 2015, which essentially works like a large business blogging community, and any LinkedIn user can contribute. Contributors include some big names like Richard Branson and Bill Gates, alongside influential authors and speakers like Gretchen Rubin and Gary Vaynerchuk. You can locate these posts from your LinkedIn home page. Why […]

Online PR: How to Locate and Pitch Internet Media Sources

Online PR: How to Locate and Pitch Internet Media Sources

While there are a lot of rules around how to pitch traditional media sources (newspapers, television, magazines, and radio shows), the rules for pitching online sources are often looser, and the opportunities could keep you busy for years. Following are some strategies you can use to get exposure for your books. Bloggers The good news […]

How the Amazon KDP Select Program Works for Nonfiction Authors (Part 4)

How the Amazon KDP Select Program Works for Nonfiction Authors (Part 4)

In Part 3 of this blog series – How to Use Amazon Display Ads – we showed you how to set up display ads on Amazon. Now let’s move on to Part 4: How the Amazon KDP Select Program Works (Nonfiction Authors) The KDP Select program is available to Kindle ebook publishers and allows authors/ […]

How to Use Amazon Display Ads to Sell More Books (Part 3)

How to Use Amazon Display Ads to Sell More Books (Part 3)

In Part 2 of this blog series – How to Use Amazon Pay-Per-Click Ads – we showed you how to set up pay-per-click advertising campaigns on Amazon. Now let’s move on to Part 3: How to Use Amazon Display Ads Amazon Product Display Ads are generated based on book genre, related books, and even other […]

How to Use Amazon Pay-Per-Click Ads to Sell More Books (Part 2)

How to Use Amazon Pay-Per-Click Ads to Sell More Books (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this blog series – How to Use Amazon Advertising to Sell More Books – we explored how Amazon is moving in the direction of pay-to-play advertising for authors in publishers. Now let’s move on to Part 2: How to Use Amazon Pay-Per-Click Ads Amazon’s Sponsored Product Ads, which allow you to […]

How to Use Amazon Advertising to Sell More Books(Part 1)

How to Use Amazon Advertising to Sell More Books(Part 1)

Did you know that the books you see on end caps and display tables at Barnes and Noble are sponsored by the publishers? That’s right; books featured are rarely due to the store employees choosing their favorite reads. The publishers pay a premium to get their top titles featured on the best real estate in […]

What strategies do you use to build your mailing list?

What strategies do you use to build your mailing list?

Each month, the Nonfiction Authors Association asks a burning publishing question of the industry’s best, brightest, and most innovative experts. Here’s what they have to say! NFAA: What strategies do you use to build your mailing list? MARQUINA ILIEV There are three main elements that I suggest authors use to build their mailing list. The first […]