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Using Social Media and the Internet to Market Your Books

Social media and the Internet have become “the” place for authors to sell their nonfiction books and develop their personal brand. With a virtually free environment where you can connect with others to make them aware of your books, products … Continue reading

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Use Local Media Interviews to Promote Books

Many authors are either ignorant of the media interview process or afraid to reach out to local journalists and broadcasters to arrange media interviews that can be used to gain name recognition and promote or market their book(s). In reality, … Continue reading

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Get Book Reviews to Promote Your Books

Positive book reviews are endorsements of your books. If you visit Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or other online book sellers, you will see reviews for many of the book listings there. These valuable endorsements are often read by potential buyers … Continue reading

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2013 Florida Book Awards Competition Now Open

Nonfiction and fiction writers have another opportunity to gain recognition for their work through an annual competition open to anyone from Florida. The Florida Book Awards has kicked off its eighth annual competition with a call for entries in nine categories. … Continue reading

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A Simple Strategy for Book Marketing

The key to effectively developing name recognition or branding yourself and selling a lot of books, as noted authors have done for centuries, is to develop a niche in which you become the “go to” person for that topic. This … Continue reading

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Personal Branding Is An Important Part of Book Sales

Once you have written a book, you are still a long way from the best sellers list. You still have quite a bit of marketing ahead of you.  If you planned your book project effectively, that was part of your plan … Continue reading

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Strategies for Writing and Marketing Your Book

Imagine a sports team scheduled for a playoff game. The team does all the pre-work and the getting ready for the big event through conditioning and hard play. Then on the day of the event their star player decides not … Continue reading

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) Annual Conference

Authors and self-publishers have a valuable resource in the Florida Authors and Publishers Association (formerly Florida Publishers Association).  FAPA is focused on providing its members and the general public with educational opportunities to learn about the publishing industry, including editing, book design, printing, print-on- demand, … Continue reading

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Building a Successful Nonfiction Author Platform

In addition to having pertinent information or a story to tell that others want to hear about and read as an author, you must “brand” yourself in order to become a known entity. People must know who you are and … Continue reading

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Caution on Using Copyright Free Images

If you do decide to produce your own marketing materials or blogs to promote your books, products, services or company, you should consider using images. As the old adage goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” You need to do this … Continue reading

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