can write a book - but it takes something special
to create a best-seller
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This section is
devoted to articles about increasing readership
and book sales by effective marketing and
How to Get
Penny C Sansevieri
Often, a 'blurb' from a celebrity can be just the push a
reader needed to buy a book - and that book could be
yours! So how to you get celebrities to endorse your
How to Get From
Midlist to Best-Seller List!
Best-selling, award winning author Katherine Sutcliffe
gives us some advice on moving up from Midlist author to
Best-Selling author - and how you can do it too!
Novel Ways to
Promote Your Novel
Promotion doesn't have to be all about what everyone else
does - you can try some novel ideas to still get the word
out about your book!
Countdown Checklist - Part One
When to do what, starting at 12 months before
Countdown Checklist - Part Two
When to do what, starting at 5 months before publication.
Top 20 Marketing
not always the best-written book that makes it to the top
of the best-seller lists, it's often the best-marketed!
With that thought in mind, I asked the following question
of the members of some popular writing communities: The-Write-List and Earthly Charms Promotions. Their answers
could help you on your way to a best-seller!
More Marketing -
Before you embark on your self-publishing venture,
create, plan and implement your book's "marketing
strategy". Know how and where you're going to sell
your books before you write them.
What Makes One Book
Wouldn't you rather write a book that sells well than be
stuck with unsold inventory? When you plan ahead with
these tips, you will sell thousands rather than hundreds
The Missing Links
to Successful Authorship
So what are the
missing links? What are the steps an author should take
after placing of the last period on his manuscript and
before signing a publishing contract?
Sell More Books
With a Powerful Back Cover
Your book's front cover and sizzling title must impress
your buyers in four
seconds. If they like it, they will spend eight seconds
on your back cover-a
great opportunity to convince them that your book is
necessary for their
success. Does your back cover pass the test?
How to Spread the
by Peggy Tibbetts.
Learn how to increase your book sales, and your
readership at the same time with this article. Peggy is a
Contributing Editor for Writing World and WP World Muse.
Self Promotion -
by Lee Masterson
Building a website and saying "Buy my book"
isn't going to help your work reach the best-seller
lists. But you can bring your work to the attention of
the online communities easily, and increase your sales at
the same time.
Self Promotion -
by Lee Masterson
Putting your work out into the public eye is easier than
you think, and doesn't need to cost a fortune. Here are
some tips to get you started.
40 Ways to Make
Your Book-Signing an EVENT!
Tips and hints to make any book signing a success!
Promoting Your Book
by Moira Allen
Promoting your book online can be a relatively simple
task, as long as you know where you're headed. Moira is
the ex-managing editor of the now-defunct
Inkspot/Inklings, and currently the managing editor of
by Richard Hoy
There is an unspoken belief that books must be
distributed according to traditional styles in order to
be successful. Richard shows us that this concept is not
A Book Promotion's
Key Elements for Maximum Publicity
by Dr. Lorna Tedder
Give your books the maximum possible exposure with this
checklist from an award-winning author.
Dr. Lorna Tedder is a best-selling author who routinely
shares her writing and marketing expertise at national
writers' conferences, online, and through her writing
Will Your Book Sell
on the Web?
by Greg Spence.
Try this 16-point checklist to see if your book will sell
on the web. Greg Spence is the editor and publisher of
the Get Published e-zine.
Selling Your Book
to Independent Bookstores
by Rob Finkk
Get your books directly into the stores with this helpful
The Pros at the
Cons: An Author's Guide to Surviving a Convention
by Tee Morris
Conventions can be a lot of fun and a great to get the
word out on the streets and your work into readers' hands
- but how does an author survive at one?
The Language of
by Mridu Khullar
Do you know which rights are yours? Do you know what
editors want to see when submitting? Mridu offers a
checklist of important things to keep in mind when
submitting your writing.
Terrible Places to Sell Books
The margins are lowyou gross less than $4.50 on
every $10 book. You get crummy display spacejust
the spine of your book shows. And lets face
itthe competition is awful.
Writers, I'll Bet You Didn't Think of This
by Chris Willits
your writing online can come in many flavors. But here is
a radical idea for you to consider that most people have
never heard of...
by Vicki Hinze
Here's the dilemma: Your novel crosses the boundaries of
two genres. Who decides in which genre your book should
How to Sell More
Books & Get Your Publisher Active
by Bill Platt
Many publisher won't even take notice of a new author
until after he has some proven book sales behind him.
Bill looks at some cheap, effective ways to get those
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