Tag: internet marketing

Teleseminar: Jim Kukral – How to Get Reviews for Your Book PLUS How to Write Great Sales Copy

Teleseminar: Jim Kukral – How to Get Reviews for Your Book PLUS How to Write Great Sales Copy

Event Date: April 23, 2014 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Author Jim Kukral will join us to discuss how to get reviews for your book, which are more important to generating book sales than you might realize. We will also discuss the importance of great sales copy for your book (also used on […]

Publishing Round Up Series: Create impressive Google+ hovercards in 7 easy steps

Publishing Round Up Series: Create impressive Google+ hovercards in 7 easy steps

Your digital business card, just like your printed business card, is your only chance to make a great first impression. That’s especially true for your Google+ hovercard, that mini business card that pops up when you hover over someone’s name, like this: If you slapped yours together quickly like I did when I joined Google+ […]

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Publishing Round Up Series: Why You’re Not Selling Your eBooks – 3 Problems to Overcome

Publishing Round Up Series: Why You’re Not Selling Your eBooks – 3 Problems to Overcome

Do you complain, “I’ve put my ebook on Amazon and have had no luck? I’ve sold less than 100 copies.” Well, here‘s the thing. I don‘t believe there‘s a whole lot of luck involved in book selling. Enjoying big enough book sales that make you a living involves marketing yourself effectively. FACT: Most eBook writers […]

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Publishing Round Up Series: What do Subscription EBook Services Really Mean for Indie Authors?

Publishing Round Up Series: What do Subscription EBook Services Really Mean for Indie Authors?

I recently read these two posts (Post 1 and Post 2) by Mark Coker over at Smashwords discussing the relatively new business model of ebook subscription services being pioneered by Oyster and Scribd.  The basic idea is that subscribers pay a fixed monthly fee to access an unlimited number of ebooks. This article analyzes these […]

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Publishing Round Up Series: Book Marketing: Generosity, Social Karma And Co-opetition

Publishing Round Up Series: Book Marketing: Generosity, Social Karma And Co-opetition

One of the reasons we write for publication is for other people. We either want to help them through information or inspiration, or we want to entertain people and perhaps make them think. Considering marketing in the same way can help you, because it focuses on the other person, the customer, not on you. That […]

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Strategies for Online Content Marketing

Strategies for Online Content Marketing

I’m a firm believer that content marketing is one of the best ways to promote your book and business. As an alternative to exclusively pitching or mentioning your book, offering information that is useful to your target audience creates a win-win for both your customers and you. Here are some strategies for content marketing to […]

How To Sell Downloads From Your Website

How To Sell Downloads From Your Website

As a non-fiction author, you probably sell ebooks. Maybe you also have reports, videos, MP3s or other digital files that you would like to sell. If your website uses WordPress, then Easy Digital Downloads (EDD) is a free plugin that makes this easy. It is specifically designed to deal with digital sales, so if you […]

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How to Promote Your Book by Publishing Articles Online

How to Promote Your Book by Publishing Articles Online

Looking for a creative strategy to promote your book? Look no further than your word processer and get prepared to write an article! Writing articles for publication online can be a helpful promotion tool by providing pertinent, timely information to your target audience and getting the word out about your new book. Here’s how it […]

How to Make a Compelling Web Sales Page for Your Book

How to Make a Compelling Web Sales Page for Your Book

How to Make a Compelling Web Sales Page for Your Book A website is essential for authors to promote their books and their brand. From a sales standpoint, the most important page on your web site is the place where people can purchase your book—your sales page. Creating a website doesn’t have to be complicated […]

Advice for New Authors – How I sold my first book

Advice for New Authors – How I sold my first book

Guest post by Roger C. Parker I’m sharing this start-up story in hopes that—if you’ve ever had a book proposal turned down—you’ll persevere and find alternative ways to get your first book published. Roger Fed up trying to sell my first book to a trade publisher, I developed an attraction strategy that worked much better. […]

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