Articles About Book Marketing

WRITERS: When The Going Gets Tough, Sell Short Stories! – by Rachel Carrington

In the current publishing landscape, authors are jockeying for a position on the bestseller lists, books are less than a ...
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How to Get Video and Podcast Interviews to Promote Your Book! – by KM Robinson

As entrepreneurs, we have to make sure we’re ranked higher in the social media algorithm system so our content is ...
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“Websites are offering my book at RIDICULOUS prices! How can I stop them?”

Q -  Miss Angela, I am sure you have heard about Amazon allowing anyone to sell any product. My interest ...
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Stop Whining and Start SELLING Books! Here’s How!! by Vanessa de Largie

Indie authors whine a lot. They write a book, stick it up on Amazon, and expect it to be a ...
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What is a “Book Re-publisher” and Why Should Authors Avoid Them at All Costs?

I received the following email this week: Are you familiar with (name of large conference removed)? I ask because (name ...
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If You Are “Sympathy Pitching” Editors and Publishers, PLEASE STOP! by Brian P. Whiddon, Managing Editor

Brian Whiddon, the Managing Editor and WritersWeekly ,and the Operations Manager at BookLocker, is filling in for Angela this week ...
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Do YOU Offer a Unique Service for Authors? May We Promote It??

There are countless editors, cover designers, website creators, and others offering their services to authors online. But, there are other ...
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How to Create Multiple Series of Books to Attract More Readers! – by K.M. Robinson

As an author with multiple book series out, I’ve found I get a unique blend of crossover fans and new ...
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Is WattPad a Great Opportunity to Promote Your Writing – Or a Toilet to Flush Your Work For Free??

This week, WritersWeekly's Managing Editor, Brian Whiddon, takes over the Publisher's Desk to discuss the "WattPad" phenomenon. Angela will return ...
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Market Your Book By Creating An Interactive Game On Facebook! – By K.M. Robinson

Are you looking for an easy, evergreen way to market your book on social media that will leave your fans ...
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“What sells best? Paperbacks, hardcovers, or ebooks?”

Q - "What sells better in stores? Paperbacks or hardcovers? And, do those sell better than ebooks?" - Linda A ...
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AUTHOR ALERT! HIGHER BOOK PRICES ON AMAZON and NO PRIME SHIPPING! Has Amazon Given Your Book’s “Buy Button” to a Third-party Seller?

Has your book's listing on Amazon recently changed? Have you noticed the following? 1. Your list price has gone through ...
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How to Publish a Book to Boost Your Fundraising Efforts! by Angela Hoy, WritersWeekly.com, BookLocker.com, and AbuzzPress.com

Last week, I was contacted by an individual who's working with an environmental non-profit group that offers education programs. They ...
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“Should I pay for a $300 book review that ‘guarantees sales?'” NO!!!

Q -  A company found my book for sale online and contacted me, offering $300 to review my book, "guaranteed ...
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AUTHORS, PLEASE DO THE MATH! How Much Does it REALLY Cost to Sell to Bookstores?

An author wrote in complaining about the low discount given to bookstores by her publisher for a hardcover, color-interior book ...
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12 EXCELLENT SECRETS to Sell More Books at Speaking Gigs! by Ellen Scolnic and Joyce Eisenberg

Your book has just been published and you’re ready for fame and fortune. Your publisher sent out some review copies ...
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“Why won’t Amazon let my relatives post (fake!) reviews about my new book?”

Q. - Angela, My book was just published and I asked my family members and a few friends to post ...
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Connecting with PEOPLE Helped Me Sell Books to a Book Club! by Jennifer Buck

Working in TV, I have learned that ratings are people. What do people want? How do you reach the people ...
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“Will you please write a blurb for my book…even though you’ve never read it?”

Q -  (unedited, of course) - Hi Angela!  Sorry to bother you. I need something from you...could you please write ...
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