18 Book Promotion Tips

Check out this list of 18 ways to promote your self-published (or traditionally-published) book or ebook. 1. Create a blog. If you still don’t believe in the power of blogs for book marketing, check out this article by Nancy Hendrickson: http://ezinearticles.com/?Why-Authors-Need-to-Blog,-Even-If-No-One-Is-Reading&id=797505. Remember that the blog is not in addition to your website, it IS your […]

Why I tell writers not to get too excited about copyright.

There are reasonable privacy precautions to take when you start a publishing project. But don’t obsess over the stuff that doesn’t matter. Almost every Author comes to me with a lot of fear (read: baggage from bad stories they’ve heard or imagined) about “copyright” and the possibility of people stealing their stuff.┬áIn all 12+ years […]

Great Example: Pre-Release Book Marketing

Author Holly Tucker is about to release her book “Blood Work” on March 21st. Check out her pre-release activities to help market her book. Holly has great cover artwork, and she uses it. She also happens to be adorable herself, so she has her photo in her newsletter. She has created regular and clearly-written contact […]

The Word On The Street – Here I Come!

I’m super proud to be speaking at this year’s The Word On The Street Festival in Vancouver, BC. On Sunday, September 26th, the other two Book Broads and I will be hosting a FREE panel titled “Build it and they will come – NAH!” It’s all about book marketing, publicity, and generally being in people’s […]