Thanks to Mr. Ape for this timely blog post (and for including the link to my guest post series I wrote for him on Marketing!). Thanks, Chris, and lucky for all of us you’re willing to promote for bananas!!!
You KNOW I love you ALL to PIECES and I try to help you any way I can – BUT…I’m not an ape who beats around the bush (except to find food of course) so I’ll say it straight…
You’re driving me spare with frustration…
By your apparent lack of imagination!
I DO NOT mean when it comes to your storytelling talents.
I mean, when it comes to Promoting / Marketing yourself and your book(s).
Take the following common methods for example:
BOOK BLOG TOURS
The same promotional wording, layout and general pitch on several host blogs, sometimes interlinked with schedules of where and when (often up to a three week period) the beleaguered follower of many of these blogs is forced to either, click on the Like Button to show the blog host that they support them, or, stay away rather than to read the same promo post…
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