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What Book Marketing Is – and Isn’t…

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by Glenn Miller  on Career Authors site:

You might think marketing is the answer to selling your book. But marketing has nothing to do with you.

And I know you’d like a marketing checklist to put your books at the top of the bestseller lists right away and keep them there.

But there’s no one-size-fits-all Facebook ad plan or Amazon scheme for that. If such a foolproof recipe existed everyone would use it and crowd each other out. It would be formulaic, and so would the books it promoted.

That idea has the rules upside down, imagining that marketing is all about you.

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Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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