Should You Market Your Books?

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Many authors are reluctant to actively be seen to market their books. Some go so far as to never market their books, but work very hard nevertheless on their blogs and other social networks. I haven’t tried very hard to sell my books, but I usually do mention them and occasionally run promotions, which always results in sales, and keeps them ticking over in a small but comforting way. I haven’t done anything at all for the past two months, and for the first time in years my sales page on Amazon for this month is a totally flat line. Which just goes to show. If you don’t market your books at all, they are unlikely to be bought at all.

There are different kinds of selling in the business of sales. When you are selling a product for a company, and meeting up with potential clients who are in…

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3 thoughts on “Should You Market Your Books?

    dgkaye said:
    February 13, 2016 at 8:58 am

    Fabulous marketing ideas here Jo, thanks! 🙂


    Ali Isaac said:
    February 15, 2016 at 2:35 am

    I’m not one for marketing either. It takes so much time, when I’d rather be writing, but what’s the point of all this writing, if no one reads them? I will finish book 3 this year and then concentrate on marketing, when I have a complete trilogy to promote. 😊


    Cynthia Reyes said:
    March 23, 2016 at 3:55 am

    He who whispers down a well, about the books he has to sell, will not make as many dollars, as he who climbs a tree and hollers. (Pardon the paraphrasing.)


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