Articles About Book Marketing

7 Simple Mistakes That Will Stagnate Your Book Sales (And How to Avoid Them)‍ – by William Opar

If you've been selling books online for some time now, then you must have noticed that things are changing rapidly ...
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How To Write a Killer Newsletter To Help You Sell More Books – by Verity Partington

Social media has become an essential tool when it comes to marketing what we write. After all, just over half ...
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Should authors send free books to school superintendents for future bulk sales?

Q - Hi Angela, I've just ordered 150 copies of (my book). My plan is to start sending out copies ...
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The Top 5 Best Selling Book Genres Every Author Should Know – by William Opar

Reading is an exciting pastime for adults and children alike. The book market continues to thrive, with book lovers buying ...
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4 Reasons to Hire a Publicist to Promote Your Book(s)! – by Jennifer Brown Banks

Millions of Americans undertake D.I.Y. projects each year in an effort to save money. And, they shouldn’t. I am one ...
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The Emerging Trend of Short Form Video to Promote Authors and Writers – by Kristy-Leigh Avery

Recently, Meta (the parent company of both Facebook and Instagram) shifted the preference of posts from static images to video ...
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AUTHORS: When Signing Books, Creativity is the Key!

Q - You recently wrote that you didn't recommend book signings. So, what's can I do if I want to ...
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7 Book Cover Design Secrets That Will Drive Sales – by William Opar

When you think of book covers, you probably visualize a beautifully designed jacket with the title and author name. The ...
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Xlibris Fooled Around with the Wrong Author! – by Jennifer Lincoln

Hooray! I finally finished my first book. I was so proud of myself. Next, I had to get an agent ...
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Why BookLocker is the Best Book Publisher for New Authors – by Rickey Pittman

The past couple of years have dragged all of us, including authors, into a new, fast-changing universe. As a storyteller ...
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Sure-fire Ways to Succeed When Promoting Your Writing or Books on Instagram – by Ruby Immaculate

Digital marketing is one of the less expensive marketing techniques to enhance business revenue. Successful brand equity relies on communication ...
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It Happened AGAIN! When Friends Lie to Authors About Buying Their Books…

An author contacted me this week saying a friend had purchased his book, and that the sale wasn't credited to ...
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5 Unique Ways to Maximize your Book Sales This Year – by William Opar

Today, book sales remain an essential goal for every author. But, with so many options available to sell your book ...
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“Why won’t my publisher give me a list of all the retailers selling my book?”

Q - On my website, I want to include a list of all the Internet sites that are selling my ...
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Can Facebook Reject Your Ad for Any Reason? Or, No Reason??

At BookLocker, we were honored when former White House Usher Christopher B. Emery contacted us to publish his book, WHITE ...
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Authors, Don’t Be An Idiot Like Me! – by Christopher Emery

I have two great books published by Booklocker.  The first one, White House Usher: Stories from the Inside, came out ...
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RADICAL WRITE: Writing Controversial Non-fiction That SELLS! – by W. Adam Mandelbaum Esq.

Authors seeking either traditional publication, or venturing into self-publishing, should give serious consideration to non-fiction writing.  Many more non-fiction books ...
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10 Secret Reasons Why That Publisher Rejected Your Book (That He/She Will Never Tell You About)

You may think you have the next best seller sitting on your laptop. However, if your behavior gets in the ...
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“My book is on Amazon so it MUST be selling, right?”

I often hear from authors who want to alert me that their publisher is ripping them off. The emails usually ...
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“If I have a book series, do you advise publishing all the books at once?”

Q - I already finished my book series. Should I publish them all at once, or one at a time? ...
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