In the traditional publishing community, publishers usually expect their authors to write exclusively within a single genre in order to to develop an easy-to-market, strong author brand. But at Self-Publishing Relief, we know that this dusty old rule doesn’t have to...
How To Identify And Connect With Your Niche Market | Self-Publishing Relief
When you’re making short story or poetry submissions to publishers, it makes sense to cast a wide net. But when you’re trying to sell your book and optimize your financial investments, narrowing your target audience might be a better choice. No one wants to waste time...
How To Create Book Promotion Events That Are Standing-Room-Only Successes
You’ve self-published your book, created a comprehensive marketing plan, and started your social media campaigns. Next on your To-Do list: Promotional events! Book signings and readings are crucial to your visibility and success as a self-published author. But what if...
Where Are All The Readers For Your Self-Published Book? Find Out.
Your self-published book is finally available for sale—hooray! But instead of swimming in book orders, your sales report looks like a barren desert wasteland. Now what? You need to prime the pump and market your book to get your name out there and connect with...
12 Easy Ways To Boost Attendance At Your Book Signing, Reading, Or Author Seminar
Ready to promote your book signing, lecture, reading, or seminar? If you want to fill all the seats in your venue, you’ll have to do some promotional legwork. Whether you’re self-published or traditionally published, here are great marketing strategies to help you...
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