Over 75 Good Ideas For Promoting Your Book
by Patricia Fry
Whether you're a self-published author or have a traditional publisher, THIS
BOOK IS FOR YOU. Use this guide to:
Patricia Fry is the author of 10 published books and she has developed specific
marketing techniques for each of them.
- Discover new ways to sell more books
- Design your own marketing plan
- Find your marketing niche
Here she documents, explains and illustrates the best of the no- and low-cost
marketing ideas from those she has collected over the years, including:
- Solicit prepublication orders
- Become a public speaker
- Do piggyback marketing
- Give demonstrations
- Make news
- Donate books
- Become an expert
- Join a chat room
- Affiliate with amazon.com
- Find a distributor
- Publish a newsletter
- Tap into a specialty market
- Enter contests
- Hire a publicist
- Tap into the library market
- Sell your books on the road
- Offer your books as a premium
- Give home parties
What the experts are saying about Over 75 Good Ideas for Promoting Your
"Writing your book is the tip of the iceberg; promoting it is the larger
part under the water. And whether you sell out to a publisher or publish
yourself, the author must do the promotion. Fortunately, you are not alone.
This book is a gold mine of promotion ideas, encouragement and leads."
Dan Poynter, The Self-Publishing Manual.
"As a publicist, I've helped promote over 50 books. I wish I had read this
one first. It would have made my job so much easier and the authors would have
benefited from some of the creative marketing concepts." Carrie
Brillstein, President of The Pacari Company.
"Here is a book where you actually get more than its advertised value.
Within each of the 75+ topics there are even more tips. The title could have
been 101 GREAT ideas without overstating what this small book offers."
Mary Embree, author of The Author's Toolkit, and Founder/Director of
"The process of marketing becomes a celebration in this critically
imporrtant book. Without dedication to a plan, we have only come half
way." Linda McGinnis, author/publisher.
"Even I, with more than 50 years in PR, learned some new angles. Shows you
can teach an old dog new tricks." Irwin Zucker, President of Promotion
in Motion; Founder/President Emeritus, Book Publicists of Southern
Over 75 Good Ideas for Promoting Your Book (Matilija Press, 2000)
ISBN: 0-9612642-5-X, 100 pages.
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