Promoting Your E Book: First Steps

Yet another terrific post at Lindsay Buroker’s site, where she interviews a breakout self pubbed author on basic marketing steps:

1. Set up a website for the Author and separately, the Series (if it’s a series)

2. Setting up Author page on Amazon

3. Setting up Author page on Goodreads

4. Kickass cover

5. She waited until she had 3 in the series to release, for a cumulative effect

To read the full post: http://www.lindsayburoker.com/interviews-success-stories/sue-london-amazon-bestseller/comment-page-1/

 

And then there’s this gem of info on KDP Select, also worth checking out:

http://www.lindsayburoker.com/guest-posts/amazon-kdp-select-for-ebook-promotion-yea-or-nay/

Promotion Dos and Don’t PRIOR to Book Launch

According to the ever awesome Lindsay Buroker, I’ve been doing it all wrong. Forget blogging to attract an audience (although I do that anyway out of the need to whinge, keep notes on important stuff, and save my husband’s ears) – etc. What works? According to her, samples of your work. So post them. On your website, if possible.

As a very worried newbie who’s freaked my book will sink like a stone forevermore in the murky waters of the e-publishing ocean (yeah, like I’m even close to finishing?), this moved me. Read the full post here!

http://www.lindsayburoker.com/?s=wattpad&x=-894&y=-172