Resource: Author Marketing and Book Promotion

Marketing 101 for authorsMelissa Bowersock wrote an epic 2-part piece that goes into a lot of detail about Marketing for New Authors. Much of what she covers applies to everyone, not just beginners. We thought it would be convenient for authors of all levels if we put together a listing of the sites mentioned in her articles, as well as some more to help you grab marketing by the …  uh, well, you know, get a good grip on marketing for your book(s). And don’t forget, it’s not ALWAYS about making your money back. Sometimes it’s about effective frequency. In any case, we hope you find these articles helpful.

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Melissa Bowersock’s Marketing 101 Part 1

Author Portraits
Author Biography
Get yourself organized from the start

You will need:
Website or
Amazon Author Central Page

Melissa Bowersock’s Marketing 101 – Part 2

Social Media
Google Plus

Ways to share without spamming
Image Quotes
Sharing Reviews

Book Promotion
Cover Reveals
Blog Tours
Blog Hops
Launching out into Paid Promotion
Martin Crosbie’s Book Promo Site List
Paid Advertising
Free Promotions on Indies Unlimited
Getting Book Reviews

Author Newsletters
Press/News Releases
Media Kits
Sell sheets
Book Signings
Guest Posting
Book Trailer Videos
Local Release Parties
Online Release Parties

Book Promotions: What Type to Use When

Using Perma-Free Books to Bolster Paid Book Sales

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