Articles About Book Marketing

Using Short Videos to Sell Books! – by Kristy-Leigh Avery

As authors, we are always looking for new ways to promote our releases, and to keep the excitement going until ...
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A Former “Hollywood” Reporter Shares How to REALLY Land a Movie Deal – by Anne Taylor

I’m writing today to add to Angela’s advice about scams offering to sell film rights for writers. In my career ...
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“Should Amazon be notified about my upcoming author event?”

Q -  Angela, Could you notify Amazon that they may be getting some orders because my book is being showcased ...
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“How Can I Get on TV Shows?”

Q - My book is the perfect book for promotion on some radio/TV talk shows. Do you have any suggestions ...
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RANT! You Better Darned Well THINK Before You DEMAND I Work for YOU for FREE!

Today, I need to step up on my soapbox once again. I do not offer consulting services - fee-based or ...
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Author Events 101: How to Profit from Promotion – by Sharon Woodhouse

What is an author event? Any situation in which you’re using your status as an author to increase visibility for ...
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“Can you publish my book, and get me copies by Christmas, which is NEXT WEEK?”

The short and sweet answer to this questions is, "NOPE!" I can't tell you how many authors literally wait until ...
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Five Friendly Podcasts for Book Promotion – by Amanda Steel

Guesting on a podcast can be daunting if you’re a writer who is introverted, or just a little nervous about ...
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Why Your Publisher Doesn’t Care if YOU Get Sued

I received the following email this week: Re: 12 Ways to Avoid Getting Sued When Writing Your Memoirs by Angela ...
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Writing and Selling Books Ain’t for Sloths! – by Tom Douglas

Hey, Anna Banana, Angela is right! If you write it, they will NOT come…unless you promote it. This cautionary advice ...
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Why Nobody Reads Press Releases Anymore

Q - Angela, I was recently published by a local magazine. I'm thinking about hiring a press release service to ...
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If You’re Not Going to Promote Your Book, Why Did You Even WRITE It?

A few weeks ago, an author (who I will call Anna Banana) complained about low book sales. I did some ...
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Expand Your Audience Through Affordable Video Book Promotion! – by Amanda Steel

When authors think about using a video to promote their books and their author brand, their first thought might be ...
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Need Your Book Published By Christmas? You Only Have ONE Option Now…

There are only 51 days until Christmas. That's 36 business days. Most full-service print on demand/publishing services firms take around ...
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Diva Debbie Stops By for an Insult -or- NARCISSISTS NEED NOT APPLY!

Narcissist: a person who has an excessive interest in or admiration of themselves. Diva: a self-important person who is temperamental ...
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How to Sell Books on Consignment to Bookstores and Other Retailers

A teacher wrote in saying he didn't want to sell his books to students directly but, instead, wanted a local ...
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“Online/Virtual Book Fair?” Don’t Bother….

I was spammed this week by an organization that hosts book fairs. Of course, it's all online again this year ...
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Another Reason Authors Must Own and Control Their Own Websites? CANCEL CULTURE!

Q -  Hi Angela, Your book tells authors they must have their own website, and lists a variety of reasons ...
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Six Creative Ways for Writers to Make More Money – by Mohamed Saad

THE FALL, 2021 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTEST IS THIS WEEKEND! Our fall contest is the most popular one each year ...
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How to Build Your Author Brand Through Online Events – by Emma Hall

THE FALL, 2021 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTEST WILL BE ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2021! Our fall contest is the most ...
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