Market Your Marketing

50,000 new books are published each month. 25,000 new products are released each year. This doesn’t count the books and products that are already out. All of them are promoting. All are fighting for market share. You don’t have the power or money for market share, so you’re looking for mindshare. This is gaining the attention of readers by spending the least amount of money possible. With thousands of books flooding the market each … [Read more...]

Best Themes to Sell Books

Which theme best describes your book? Taboo: Forbidden, or not discussed openly. Unusual: Interesting, unique, different. Hilarious: Extremely amusing. Remarkable: Worthy of attention, beyond the normal. Secret: Not meant to be known or seen by others. Why were these themes chosen? Because they are the most used themes in marketing. If your book fits into one of those categories, then you’re well on your way to selling … [Read more...]

Three Key Selling Points for Books

There are two main ways authors sell books on Facebook. Here’s an example that has the least chance to sell books. It goes something like this… “I just released a new eBook on Amazon for $3.99! Pick up your copy today!” To better your chances, it should sound like this… “The planet is still under violent siege by ferocious animals. Humans are their desperate prey. Except some humans are evolving, mutating into a savage species that could … [Read more...]

Author Horoscope: Aries

If you're an author born between March 21st and April 19th, you will conquer the challenge of using your gift to write for a living. And wow…I feel sorry for anyone that stands in your way! You have strength, courage, and confidence in your abilities. You're not sold on any one path for success and not afraid to speak your mind when someone disrupts your writing. In fact, you have a “Bring it on” attitude and willing to fight for your … [Read more...]

Author Horoscope: Taurus

If you're an author born between April 20th and May 21st, you are patient, with endless stamina and inner strength. However, being an author can be difficult for you, because of the uncertainty for success. When self-doubt enters your mind, you stay calm and rarely panic. Your books are soothing to the reader. In fact, readers enjoy your books because they can forget about their problems. The financial aspect of being an author and long … [Read more...]