Tag Archive | book sales

How to prepare for a successful book signing?

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
What does your signature look like? Have you practiced signing books? Practiced your autograph? Remember Practice makes perfect. I recently read a good article by Judith Briles on how to prepare for a book signing/author event. Here’s what I learned from Ms. Briles about preparing for that big event. Click the link…

A sign of the times…

Originally posted on Have We Had Help?:
My old friend Glob reading his tales The £0.99p offer on my fantasy anthology Globular Van Der Graff’s Goblin Tales ended at midnight Wednesday. The number of books sold was just seven. Four of them were bought in America for the full price, where the offer was never…

Can Dogs Sell Books to Non-Bookstores?

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
Farley thinks he can! Yesterday Farley helped me deliver books to the General Store. Tourist season is here, and it’s a great time for the shelves to be stocked. DESCENT, BLAZE and AVALANCHE now have a front seat, right beside the till. Theres’s little poster highlighting I’m a local author, so people visiting the resort…

Should You Do a Thunderclap Campaign?

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
The Thunderclap.it story continues. On May 28th, 2016 at 10 AM my campaign went out to 1,793,812 people.  Thank you to everyone who supported the campaign. Your effort made a big difference in my life, and I’d like to share the data from yesterday. Moments before the message was sent,…

Dissecting The Blurb: It’s A Formula, Not A Torture Instrument

Originally posted on Tara Sparling writes:
I was recently asked by a friend* to look over the blurb for her forthcoming book release, and a few thoughts suddenly struck me. Well, maybe not suddenly. If I’m honest, I sat down to look at this, and several thoughts became a sort of natural consequence of the…

“Back in the Saddle Again”

Originally posted on Sunshine Book Show:
Hi Y’all, This is just a brief post to let you know what’s been going on…why the BLOG hasn’t been active for a few weeks. As the BLOGger for the Sunshine Book Show, I hate to admit that it is all my fault. I have had a bit of…


Originally posted on Deborah Riley-Magnus, Writeaholic:
Okay, I’m one of those strange people who loves marketing but hey, it wasn’t always so. When I started I was an intern at an advertising agency, then I was a writer at a radio station, then television, then something happened … I discovered that marketing is everywhere and…

Bookbub Insights: How Long Should a Promo Last?

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
Following my post on how to get your book listed with Bookbub, I now continue with the second question: how long should a book promo last? Turns out that the answer depends on what your goals are: are you looking to increase revenue, to market a book series, or…

Bookbub Insights: How to Get your Book Selected

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
You’re most likely familiar with Bookbub; probably the biggest online book promoter. You may not be aware of Bookbub Partners, though; Bookbub’s tips area. Subscription is free, and the site is chock full with excellent tips and statistics on book promos. I strongly advise you to subscribe, if you haven’t already done…

Big Bang, Inflation, Steady-State (Marketing Strategies)

Originally posted on chrismcmullen:
Image from ShutterStock BOOK MARKETING STRATEGIES One of the main book marketing strategies that I see focuses around a Big Bang. Yet a book marketing strategy that focuses more on consistency may have better long-term potential. There are benefits and disadvantages of each, which depend on the nature of the book…

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