Today’s guest post is by Karen Ferreira, an illustrator, owner of Get Your Book Illustrations, and the organizer of the recent Children’s Book Mastery summit. This is based on the second part of a conversation she and I had about book marketing. As a keynote speaker at our conference, Children’s Book Mastery, I interviewed Anne Janzer about the best […]
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Today’s guest post is by Karen Ferreira, an illustrator, owner of Get Your Book Illustrations, and the organizer of the recent Children’s Book Mastery summit. She and I had a lively conversation about book marketing strategies as part of that summit, and she has contributed a two-part series of blog posts based on that conversation. As a […]
I often speak about book marketing to various groups of writers. Sometimes the writers all belong to a single genre (like Sisters in Crime). Sometimes everyone is self-publishing, but writing in different genres. And sometimes, as at the San Francisco Writer’s Conference, people write in all genres, following various paths to publication. Here’s the catch […]
I’ve had some moderate success doing promotions of discounted books. These two blog posts for the Nonfiction Author’s Association lay out my process and results: Part One covers setting the price, duration, and promotion plans for your discounted sale. Part Two is about evaluating the performance of your campaign Check them out and see if […]
“What’s the moment you realize you’ve been successful?” A friend who was about to publish her first book asked me this question the other day. It made me pause. Most authors, indie or otherwise, won’t find their books on the New York Times best seller list. They won’t make hundreds of thousands of dollars, at […]
This is the third in a series of posts about being a podcast guest. Read the first one here. The hour for your podcast interview has arrived. If you’ve done your preparation work as described in the previous post in this series, then you’ve got a few notes together, you understand the audience, and you know […]