On promotion and marketing – bad and good

A collection of articles on bad promotion methods:

From terribleminds: Your Book Is Not Pepper Spray That You Must Fountain Into My Eyes

From Angie’s Diary: Book Promotion: Dos and Don’ts

From MorgEn Bailey’s Writing Blog: Guest post: Do’s and Don’ts of Self-Promotion for Writers by Catherine Lundoff

From The View From Hemingway’s Attic: Why PR Doesnt Work Anymore For Books by William Hazelgrove

And good, effective promotion methods:

From Robert Chazz Chute: When Readers Wander Away

From Digital Book World: Five Reasons Social Media Will Always Sell More Books…

From Books & Such: Should Unpublished Novelists Build Platforms? By Rachelle Gardner

From Writer Unboxed: Power in Numbers: Authors Promoting as a Team by Kristina McMorris

A new site on which to promote published books! BookShout!

These articles also work here …
From Angie’s Diary: Book Promotion: Dos and Don’ts
From MorgEn Bailey’s Writing Blog: Guest post: Do’s and Don’ts of Self-Promotion for Writers by Catherine Lundoff

If you’re currently using the BAD promotion methods – STOP RIGHT NOW!!!!
Start using only the good methods offered in the second section of this post. You will thank me for the advice! And former friends will begin speaking to you again …

I will be posting again soon with a list of the methods I’ve used to promote my eBooks and print book, once I’ve compiled them. Authors, have you used any good, effective promotion methods for your own books – methods that don’t annoy potential readers? Please feel free to add a comment below, if you’d like to share.

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4 responses

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