Promote Your Book and Yourself through Writing Contests

Promote Your Book and Yourself through Writing ContestsThere are writing contests all over the country for books of various genres. Conduct an Internet search for “writing or book contests.” Enter them to:

  • Gain recognition for and promote your book.
  • Better brand yourself and your book(s).
  • Sell more books.
  • Get feedback on your articles and book.
  • Potentially add an award to your writing résumé.

If you win a book contest, most sponsors provide stick-on labels that can be attached to the cover of your winning books and alert potential customers that the book is an “award winning publication.”  You can also put an electronic copy of the label on your Website next to your book cover for your Website visitors to see.

For more tips and strategies on personal branding, selling more books and making money as an author, get a copy of Make Money Writing Books: Proven Profit Making Strategies for Authors.

About Robert W. Lucas

Bob Lucas has been a trainer, presenter and adult educator for over four decades. He who has written hundreds of articles on training, writing, self-publishing and workplace learning skills and issues. He is also an award-winning author who has written thirty-seven books on topics such as, writing, relationships, customer service, brain based learning and creative training strategies, interpersonal communication, diversity, and supervisory skills. Additionally, he has contributed articles, chapters and activities to eighteen compilation books. Bob retired from the U.S. Marine Corps in 1991 after twenty-two years of active and reserve service.
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