Articles About Common Author Marketing Pitfalls

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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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Email From “Major Movie Studio” Didn’t Fool THIS Author!

Q -  Dear Angela, Thought you might like to see an email I received yesterday regarding my book. They even ...
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NEVER, EVER Buy THESE Book Promotion Products/Services. PERIOD.

Today, I'm going to save you more than $100,000! Seriously!! The combined total of the services below would cost you ...
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Social Media May Be Killing Your Writing Income! – by TM Jacobs

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“Should I post my business videos to YouTube or to my own website?”

THE SUMMER, 2021 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTEST IS ONLY 9 DAYS AWAY! SIGN UP TODAY IF YOU WANT TO PLAY! Q ...
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“Is my book being trolled on Amazon by someone I know?”

Q - Amazon removed an abusive review that accused me of racism (it was obvious that person didn't even read ...
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“Should I pay my publisher almost $3,000 to make my book returnable?”

Q - Dear Ang, My new publisher highlights their services for me to be MARKETING my novel. I have not ...
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“Should my website’s URL be my name or my book’s title?”

Q - Angela, What do you recommend for authors when they are creating a marketing website-their name or the name ...
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“Should I get rid of the paperback edition of my book since the hardcover makes more money?”

Q - Angela, I'm thinking about getting rid of the paperback version of my book and only offering the hardcover ...
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Should You Pay to Appear on a Podcast?

I received the following email last week: Hi Angela, I have recently been told about a website that matches people ...
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Are Authors REALLY This Desperate for Eyeballs?!

I received the following email from an author: Ang, I don’t know if you want me wasting your time with ...
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