Nonfiction Book Marketing

Round-Up Question of the Week: What book marketing strategies have worked best for you?

Round-Up Question of the Week: What book marketing strategies have worked best for you?

This week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: What book marketing strategies have worked best for you? Here’s what they had to say: David Evans: A couple of years ago I signed up with a paid speaking service that helped me get a lot of un-paid speaking gigs. That has been […]

Be Social. Get Your Nonfiction Book Noticed.

Be Social. Get Your Nonfiction Book Noticed.

You’ve been told you need a social media presence as a nonfiction author. Without one you won’t get noticed and you won’t sell many books. They tell you to get on social media and build a following. How do you get started using social media? What should you do on social media? What should you […]

How to Write Effective Social Media Content: A Guide for Nonfiction Authors by Kevin Nelson

How to Write Effective Social Media Content: A Guide for Nonfiction Authors by Kevin Nelson

We know that social media are great for promotion, increasing visibility, and building up an audience. It works very well both for businesses and individuals – and it could be just as effective for any nonfiction author, who wants to promote their work. Why should nonfiction authors promote on social media? No matter how digitalized […]

How to Get Bookstore Placement for Your Self-Published Book: Create Reverse Demand

How to Get Bookstore Placement for Your Self-Published Book: Create Reverse Demand

One of the most common questions I hear from self-published authors is whether or not it makes sense to pursue brick and mortar bookstore placement for books. In most cases, it’s rarely worthwhile, but it’s important to understand how the process works. When self-published, in order to get major bookstore placement, you have to sign […]

Promote Your Book with Online Groups

Promote Your Book with Online Groups

One under-utilized opportunity for authors is online groups—I’m talking about Facebook groups, LinkedIn groups and other online forums. Online groups are mini communities where you can connect with your target readers long before your book is published. Using an example from my own life, I happen to be a widow and I naturally gravitated to […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: What revenue streams have you created for your author business?

Round-Up Question of the Week: What revenue streams have you created for your author business?

This week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: What revenue streams have you created for your author business? Here’s what they had to say: David Evans: This is a big question I’ve been working on for quite some time. I’ve finally found a good strategy that is working for me. The key for […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: What is your favorite social media outlet and how do you use it to engage your audience?

Round-Up Question of the Week: What is your favorite social media outlet and how do you use it to engage your audience?

This week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: What is your favorite social media outlet and how do you use it to engage your audience? Here’s what they had to say: Kevin Long: FB Author groups. I use it to answer peoples publishing questions. Kevin Long aka The Kindle King, Helping […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: How do you carve out time for book marketing?

Round-Up Question of the Week: How do you carve out time for book marketing?

This week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: How do you carve out time for book marketing? Here’s what they had to say: Kevin Long: First priority of the day. One hour marketing without a break, social media and websites. – Kevin Long aka The Kindle King http://babystepspublishinglimited.com Anne Schober: With my […]

Keynotes for Success: A Summary of Insights and Advice About Writing, Publishing and Promotion by Michael Larsen

Keynotes for Success: A Summary of Insights and Advice About Writing, Publishing and Promotion by Michael Larsen

Writing * Now is the best time to be a writer, but you have to know more and do more than ever. * Books are usually either prose-driven or promotion-driven, story-driven or idea-driven. Because the fate of story-driven books depends on whether readers tell other readers to read them, content is king for prose-driven books. […]

Creating Diverse Income Streams That Build Your Brand and Your Income by Michael Larsen

Creating Diverse Income Streams That Build Your Brand and Your Income by Michael Larsen

Writers have more opportunities than ever to serve their communities, generate synergy, and build diversified income streams from their content, knowledge, ideas, and literary and business skills. Authors of practical nonfiction will be able to benefit more from these opportunities than storytellers, but you’re only limited by your imagination. More chances to profit from your […]