Great ideas about getting published and how to promote your book
Most of a publishing house’s marketing budget goes to its most popular, A-list authors. You know, the ones least in need of the promotion. If you have found a mid-list or new author, you can become a crucial, and very appreciated, part of his/her success. Here’s how.
1. Leave honestly positive reviews everywhere you can: Goodreads, Amazon, Kobo, your library, iBooks. Tell people what you really liked about the books characters, themes, setting, style, genre, blog, Facebook, Twitter. Reviews are key for a new reader to take a risk on an unknown an author.
2. Tell your friends! If you have a friend who likes the genre, recommend the book. But, do the author a favour. If your friends read romance, don’t recommend a horror book, because it will probably lead to a one star review somewhere. Some people shouldn’t read the book.
3. Submit a book acquisition request…
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