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How to Sell eBooks at Conventions and Book Fairs

How to Sell eBooks at Conventions and Book Fairs

by Kathryn Lively, author of Rock Deadly, currently FREE at ARe and Smashwords. When I signed a contract for a small premium publisher to release my mystery novel, Pithed, I knew that the imprint focused more on digital sales than print. Pithed was released in eBook and paperback years before the Kindle revolution, therefore I found it challenging to market the digital version of the book, which was also the more affordable format. These days, however, more readers ask about…

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Using New Social Tools to Help With Book Promotion

Using New Social Tools to Help With Book Promotion

Every day when I check my current social feeds, I notice an author friend has joined the next new thing. I couldn’t tell you how often a brand new social platform with a funny name picks up interest, but I don’t doubt that with each launch there’s an author trying to figure out how to use it for book promotion. As an author, I like to think outside the box where selling books is concerned, though I recognize the importance…

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Social Media Resolutions for 2012

Social Media Resolutions for 2012

This was written for a social media blog, but much of what is written here can be applied to authors seeking to use social media to sell books. Enjoy! With 2011 behind us, now is the time to think about marketing strategies for the new year. By now, you likely have your Twitter account and Facebook page for your business set up, connected to each other, and updating followers regularly with news of your business and products/services. Perhaps you don’t…

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