Authors have to do a lot of their own marketing.
It will take effort but it doesn’t have to cost you much – and you might even enjoy it!
Everything I know about book marketing is now available in the Amazon #1 bestselling book ‘How To Market A Book’. Click here to read more or buy links.
Below are lots of free articles, audios and inspiration for marketing your books. Just click on the links to find out more, and at the bottom you will find multimedia courses to take your learning even further.
Start With The Basics …
Book Marketing Plan: A Definitive Checklist from Tim Grahl, Book Launch expert
No Platform Needed – Short Term Marketing Tactics
Choosing the right sub-categories and keywords is one of the most important aspects of self-publishing. I’ve recently used a couple of reasonably-priced reports from K-lytics to determine the data to use for new books and also repositioning older ones. I hate fiddling around with data so it’s great to find someone who loves it and makes it easier for us all! Click here to read more about K-lytics reports
For book marketing through email blasts, BookBub is still the heavy-hitter, but I also recommend FreeBooksy, BargainBooksy, Red Feather Romance, and NewInBooks. They have options for wherever you are on your author journey, it's more affordable than BookBub and you are more likely to be accepted.
Need help researching your Amazon keywords for self-publishing or Amazon/Facebook advertising? I recommend KDP Rocket – click here to check it out.
Author Platform and Content Marketing
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- Buy the Amazon #1 Bestselling book “How To Market A Book”
- You can also listen to The Creative Penn podcast on iTunes here, or check out the backlist of over 300 episodes here.
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