Category Archives: Marketing and Promotion

How To Develop An Amazing Speaking Event To Promote Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

How To Develop An Amazing Speaking Event To Promote Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

Pitching real-time lectures, talks, and seminars is a great way to promote your self-published book to local venues. Not only will these book promotion events offer you unbeatable opportunities to sell more books—you’ll also reach new audiences, develop your reputation as a writer, and establish yourself as an expert in your field. But here’s the… Continue Reading

10 Practical Tips For Your Book Signing Event: A Checklist For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

10 Practical Tips For Your Book Signing Event: A Checklist For Self-Published Authors | Self-Publishing Relief

A book signing is a great way to connect with your readers and promote your latest book. While there are no hard-and-fast industry standards for these events, we at Self-Publishing Relief have put together a practical checklist to maximize the fan base appeal and marketing potential of your next self-published book signing event. Use This… Continue Reading

How To Get People Talking Online About Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

How To Get People Talking Online About Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

One of the biggest challenges self-published authors face is effectively promoting their books. Advertising and discount-price strategies can only go so far. Constantly announcing your book launch on social media can quickly get you branded as a spammer. And none of these methods takes advantage of the single most powerful way to sell anything—get people… Continue Reading

The Indie Author’s 6-Step Guide To Goodreads Networking and Marketing | Self-Publishing Relief

The Indie Author’s 6-Step Guide To Goodreads Networking and Marketing | Self-Publishing Relief

If you’re obsessed with reading (like everyone here at Self-Publishing Relief!), then you’ve probably heard of Goodreads.com. This social cataloging site allows members to create libraries and reading lists of books they’ve read or plan to read, and to check out book reviews by other bibliophiles. With an ever-growing audience focused on books and reading—over… Continue Reading

The Definitive Guide To Marketing Your Book To Book Clubs | Self-Publishing Relief

The Definitive Guide To Marketing Your Book To Book Clubs | Self-Publishing Relief

Writer, one of the best ways to market yourself and your book is through promotions to book clubs and reader groups. If you’re a self-published author with an entrepreneurial spirit, here’s a guide to marketing your book to book clubs in order to help generate book sales and increase your visibility. Check out these tips… Continue Reading

5 Ways To Help Readers Find Your Self-Published Book Online | Self-Publishing Relief

5 Ways To Help Readers Find Your Self-Published Book Online | Self-Publishing Relief

Since the introduction of e-book readers and print-on-demand publishing, self-publishing has been growing by leaps and bounds. In 2018 alone, over one million self-published titles were released! The experts at Self-Publishing Relief know that all this competition for readers’ attention makes boosting the visibility of your book a real challenge. 5 Ways You Can Make… Continue Reading

34 Places That Might Host A Book Promotion Event For Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

34 Places That Might Host A Book Promotion Event For Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

Looking for a new event location to promote your self-published book? Check out this great list of local and regional book promotion venues for self-published authors! Some of these book promotion locations are traditional (we’re looking at you, bookstores!), but here at Self-Publishing Relief, we also see the potential in think-outside-the-box book promotion spots too.… Continue Reading

7 Ideas To Keep The Party Going After Readers Finish Your Book | Self-Publishing Relief

7 Ideas To Keep The Party Going After Readers Finish Your Book | Self-Publishing Relief

You’ve done it! You’ve self-published a novel or nonfiction book that readers are actually buying and enjoying. But once your readers finish your book—now what? At Self-Publishing Relief, we recommend self-published authors use the final pages of the book, called the back matter, to direct readers toward certain actions in order to forge a connection… Continue Reading

99 Virtually Free Marketing Ideas For Self-Published Writers | Self-Publishing Relief

99 Virtually Free Marketing Ideas For Self-Published Writers | Self-Publishing Relief

Self-published authors embrace the freedom to write, package, and release books on their own terms. But with that freedom comes lots of responsibility, including the cost of book promotion. Lacking the budget of a traditional publisher’s marketing and sales department, self-published writers have to be creative, flexible, and innovative when it comes to book marketing… Continue Reading

45 Marketing Tweaks To Instantly Improve Book Sales And Build Fans | Self-Publishing Relief

45 Marketing Tweaks To Instantly Improve Book Sales And Build Fans | Self-Publishing Relief

Marketing your self-published book to generate more book sales and build your fan base can be exhausting work. But what if adding a few minor tweaks to your existing marketing efforts could have a huge impact on your sales figures? What if—instead of totally reinventing your promotional campaigns—you could make your existing book promotion strategies… Continue Reading

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