Marketing your self-published book is an ongoing task. Most self-published authors agree that new authors who decide to self-publish underestimate the amount of work that is needed to market your book in order to get sales. Follow our hoard of PR and Book Publicity tips to get your book noticed in your local and regional media.
They say you can take a zebra out of Africa, but you can’t remove their stripes. Bonnie Friend, from Radlett in Hertfordshire, went in search of the reasons why and her discoveries have resulted in a delightful picture book for children to understand more about themselves.
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After talking to various bestselling self-published authors and some authors only just starting to market their books, I've put together a list of tips that should help you get cracking on your book marketing.
From my own book Pimp My Site, I wrote about some ways to get your business (or in this case your book) out on the web through digital marketing.
Guy Kawasaki has some great advice on how and why to use Amazon Author Central in his latest book, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur - How to Publish Your Book. Amazon asked Guy what tips he has for getting the most out of Author Central. Guy believes all self-published authors should think of their Amazon Author Page as your online identity as an author.
Here's a few of Guy's self-published Amazon marketing tips: