Tag Archives: book marketing

Tools for researching your book idea

Anyone who has seen Dragons’ Den knows that research is an important element of business planning. And unless you are just writing a book for your own amusement, and there is nothing wrong with that, you need to view your … Continue reading

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Using leaflets to publicise your books

Now here is a book marketing idea that hadn’t crossed my mind: using leaflets. Remember to: Make sure the leaflet will appeal to buyers in your market. Link the appearance of the leaflet to your book, so you reinforce your … Continue reading

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How to get your self-published books into book shops

Getting your book into local shops is a good strategy. Here is a post about how to get book shops to take your self published books. It is a good idea to pay particular attention to the section on how … Continue reading

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Using book design elements in your marketing

Any marketing bod will tell you that branding is important. The trm brand coves all sorts of different things, but one of the main visible aspects is a consistent image. It is useful if people can tell it is you … Continue reading

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How to write a blurb for a self-published book

Here is a post about something a lot of people hate: writing a blurb for their book. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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Book cover design for self-publishing authors

It isn’t long since I shared a post about designing book covers, but it is an important topic for authors. Here are a few more useful tips. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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Using a survey to choose your book cover

Your book cover is an important part of your marketing strategy. If it catches the eye and encourages people to pick the book up (or click on it) you are over the first hurdle. It is important to have a cover … Continue reading

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Getting ready for a book launch

This post is a useful summary of what to do when you are getting ready for a book launch. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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How to time launches and marketing for self-published books

So you’ve finished your book, and gone through the processes to get to the finished product. The next stage is to finalise your marketing plan. And all that effort will go to waste if you don’t plan how to time launches … Continue reading

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Before you launch your book…

Here are some marketing tips to consider before you publish your book. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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