“I’m willing to pay someone to promote my book…but who should I hire?”

“I’m willing to pay someone to promote my book…but who should I hire?”

Q –

Angela—

I have a question. I’m getting a lot emails from book promotion sites like (name removed), (name removed), and (name removed). Are these legitimate sites? Do they really help sell books? Are they worth the money?

Thanks for your help.

Karen


A –

Those companies get on Amazon to find new books, and then use a search engine until they find the author’s contact info. They then start spamming the author repeatedly. Worse, if they find your phone number online, they’ll start calling you over and over again as well. And, even worse than that, if they can find your family members’ contact information online but not yours, they’ll spam or call them instead, asking for YOUR contact info. Many of them will pretend to be a traditional publisher to try to sound legitimate in their quest to get your info. so they can try to sell you their (crappy) services.

Avoid, avoid, avoid! If a so-called marketing company must resort to spamming and telemarketing to market their own services…that means their marketing tactics SUCK.

Your money would be far better spent elsewhere. Check out legitimate book marketing services RIGHT HERE.

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2 Responses to "“I’m willing to pay someone to promote my book…but who should I hire?”"

  1. Jennifer Lincoln  November 16, 2019 at 4:35 pm

    I read your article on who to hire for marketing and would like to thank you for the few people you suggested. I was wondering what we should specifically look for when it comes to promoting a book? Emails, TV ads, radio ads, newspaper ads, press releases, what exactly will make people stop and think about buying my books?

    Reply
    • By Angela Hoy - Publisher of WritersWeekly.com  November 16, 2019 at 7:54 pm

      We have compiled all of our book marketing advice into this:

      90+ DAYS OF PROMOTING YOUR BOOK ONLINE: Your Book’s Daily Marketing Plan
      https://booklocker.com/books/5948.html

      🙂

      Angela

      Reply

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