Do you need to learn new skills in book promotion or online marketing? The resources on this page will teach you how to develop and implement your book marketing plan.
The Ultimate Book Marketing Plan Workshop
The key to successful book marketing is to understand your target audiences and develop a strategic plan of action for reaching them and persuading them to buy. That's why it's so critical to develop a book marketing plan that's customized for your book, your target audiences, and your own skills, budget and availability.
This unique hands-on program comes with five training sessions, fill-in-the-blank worksheets, checklists and planning tools. And you'll get specific recommendations and examples for fiction, nonfiction and children's books, not generic advice. By the time you're finished, you'll have your very own customized book marketing plan to help you sell more books.
How to Sell More Books on Amazon
How can you make your books stand out from the huge number of competing books on Amazon and turn shoppers into buyers? This information-packed ebook by Dana Lynn Smith outlines top strategies for maximizing your book's exposure and boosting sales and profits through this vital sales channel.
How to Get Your Book Reviewed
You'll get an in-depth understanding of the review process, and learn about venues where you can get your book reviewed, how to get endorsements and testimonials, how to avoid common mistakes, how capitalize on Amazon reviews, how to use book reviews for promotional purposes, and more.
If you're looking for a way to get your book in front of a huge new audience of targeted book buyers, then a virtual book tour is for you. You'll connect with potential customers, develop relationships with key influencers, and sell books during the tour and for months afterward. This guide will walk you through every step of planning your own successful virtual book tour!
Selling Books to Libraries
Selling Your Book to Libraries Nearly $2 billion worth of books are purchased by U.S. libraries each year. Learn how to tap into this lucrative market with this indispensable guide by Dana Lynn Smith In addition to practical advice from an industry veteran, you'll get contact information for top libraries, re-sellers, book review journals, and associations.
Virtual Speaking for Authors: Make Money with Teleseminars and Webinars
Teleseminars and webinars are a powerful tool for building your author platform, growing your mailing list, and making money! The How to Make Money with Teleseminars and Webinars training program walks you through each step of the process of making money from virtual speaking.
Book and Author Publicity
Book Publicity Forms and Templates
This workbook from award-winning publicist Sandra Beckwith is filled with book publicity forms and templates, along with detailed instructions on how to use them. You'll get both a fill-in-the-blank template and a finished sample for a variety of media releases and other publicity tools.
If you're serious about building an online business, I highly recommend this 52-week course from Kathleen Gage. Each week you'll receive a lesson packed with practical information, plus a homework assignment to help you take action in moving toward your goals.
Study these books to gain an understanding of the publishing industry and learn how to self-publish your book or find a literary agent.
Ebook Publishing Success: How to Prepare, Publish, and Profit from eBooks
If you're looking for a simple way to get your eBooks published on multiple platforms, you've come to the right place. Shelley Hitz and I have partnered to develop a video training program that will walk you through every step of the process. Not only will you learn how to publish your book to Kindle, Smashwords, the iBookstore, Nook and as a PDF document, but you'll receive an easy-to-use and proven Word document (.doc) template to use. Learn more.