I've known Dee Blick for years and this energetic, workaholic has always been an inspiration to me. So when Dee's huge new book, The Ultimate Guide To Writing and Marketing a Bestselling Book, landed with a thud on my doorstep, I couldn't wait to tuck in - and was wonderfully inspired all over again.
Amazon Book Marketing
One of the easiest ways to get started with self-publishing today is to publish an eBook on Kindle using Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP).
I popped over to the team at KDP.Amazon.com to find out a bit more about self-publishing an eBook with Amazon. I haven’t tried this yet so I am really keen to find out if any self-published authors agree that Kindle is easy to use. Please feel free to leave comments below and share your eBook publishing experience.
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: