Articles About Book Marketing

Book Sales Slumping? Time to Rewrite Your Author Bio! by Johnny Townsend

Have you ever been intrigued by the title or the cover of a book and then had your hopes dashed ...
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“42 people ‘liked’ my promotional post but nobody bought my book! Why not?!”

Q - Lots of people (42 on one) liked my book promo post but still I see no sales. Why? ...
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BOOK MARKETING ESERIAL PART 2 – Before Day 1: You MUST Have a Website that YOU Control

Excerpted from: 90+ Days of Promoting Your Book Online IF YOU'RE JUST TUNING IN, please start on PART 1 HERE ...
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A Book “Marketing” Firm Charged me $1180. Guess How Many Copies They Sold? by Donald Abrams

Yippee! The Happy Birthday song is back in the public domain! Warner/Chappell, who held the copyright to Happy Birthday for ...
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BOOK MARKETING E-SERIAL PART 1 – Your Book Is Ready to Sell…But DON’T Make This Common Mistake! by Angela Hoy

EXCERPTED FROM: 90+ Days of Promoting Your Book Online Glory day! Your new book is finally published! You’re excited that ...
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How 18 Months of Link-Building Led to Freelance Writing Success by Angela Horn

Recently, I reached that sweet spot where my day job was interfering with my side hustle enough so that I could ...
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Sell Your Kids’ Book to Schools! by Kate Williams

Do you have a self-published children’s book to sell? If so, good for you! But promoting your own book can ...
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How to Sell More Books at Stalls and Signings! by J Harker Shaw

So you’ve written your book. My sincere congratulations and kudos. It’s not easy, and takes a lot of work. You’ve ...
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Use Snapchat to Sell Your Book(s) or Writing Services to Millennials! by Joan Selby

The millennial generation has famously been dubbed as the “Selfie” generation. While some have contested this claim, it can’t be ...
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What’s The Secret to Ongoing, Consistent BOOK SALES? by Angela Hoy, WritersWeekly.com & BookLocker.com

One of the most common questions I receive from authors is: "My book was selling really well in the beginning ...
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“How can I sell my self-published book through a large specialty distributor?”

Angela, I want (a large, specialty book distributor) to sell my book on their website, as well as to physical ...
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4 Ways to Get Your Book Reviewed! by AmandaEmma

I am a book reviewer and I publish my reviews in my blog, Little Miss Reader. I receive hundreds of ...
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10 Creative Book Signing Tips to SELL MORE BOOKS! By William S. Creed

Half or more of published books are now self-published.  I published my books myself and was set to 'reveal' by ...
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MIDLIST PURGATORY! Breathe New Life Into An Old Book? Or Publish a New One?

Hi Angela: I enjoy your posts and advice. Re: promoting a new book and breathing life into an old one, ...
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Marketing Your Book to Conference Attendees (when you’re not even there!)

Have you ever been to a business conference or workshop and received a bag of goodies as you walked in ...
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Should I Pay $500 For A “Class” That Teaches Me How To Sell My Book To Libraries?

Angela, I found a $500 online class that teaches authors how to market their books to libraries. Is this something ...
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7 Tips For Getting Indies To Stock Your Book! By Anthony St. Clair

Your book is out! Congratulations. Now...how do you get your favorite indie bookstore to sell it? Any author can understand ...
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Has Your Book Been Displayed At A Large Book Fair? How Many Copies Did You Sell?

At BookLocker, we don't upsell authors on worthless marketing products and services. Unfortunately, almost all of our competitors do. If ...
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Pitch Your Book to These National Book Clubs! By Dr. Marlene Caroselli

Poet Don Marquis once divided the world into two types of people: those who could tell you they had just ...
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How My Bookstore Signings Led to a Traditional Publishing Contract and Film Consideration! By William Creed

Being self-published, and trying to see your creation become successful, can be a daunting task - especially if you have ...
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