Articles About Book Marketing

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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10 Ways to Plan a Successful Book Launch – by BJ Bassett

Celebrate your book and yourself by planning a successful book launch! Dream and Vision: Daydream what you want your book ...
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SELL MORE BOOKS! Virtual Book Tours Are Now More Accepted Than Ever – by Jennifer Brown Banks

It looks like Covid is going to be around for awhile. Living in the age of a Pandemic has been ...
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What’s a Book Marketing Cheat Sheet?

Online book promotion is not only simple but, if you have a step-by-step, day-to-day marketing plan (the book 90+ DAYS ...
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ON MY SOAPBOX AGAIN! – Trigger Warnings ON BOOKS?!?!

As many of you may have realized over the past few months, I am done with the cancel culture crap ...
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6 Things You Must AVOID When Marketing Your Book – by Amanda Steel

There is so much advice available on how to market your book. However, here are some things you should definitely ...
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AN OPEN LETTER TO AMAZON: Please stop putting garbage books on the market!

Dear Amazon, It's been awhile since we last spoke. Remember when we sued you for anti-trust violations? Wasn't it fun meeting ...
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Keeping Certain Books Out of the Hands of Children is NOT Censorship! – by Angela Hoy

When I was nine years old, I managed to get my hands on Forever by  Judy Bloom. What a coup ...
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Reach More People, and Earn More Money, from Your EXISTING Books – by Amanda Steel

If you’ve already published a book, it makes good business sense to reach as many people as possible, regardless when ...
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Should You Update Your Old Book, Or Write a New One?

An author wrote in this week, asking if I thought updating her book would give a boost to her sales ...
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“Can I use the name of a real building / mall / hospital / etc. in my novel?”

Q - Angela, In my book, I am using the name of an actual hospital. Strange goings-on happen at this ...
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The Biggest Marketing Mistake New Authors Make!

Bestselling authors have two things in common: A marketing plan and a schedule. At BookLocker.com, we have several thousand books ...
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