Because you rock I’ve acquired this remark/query a bunch these days:
I need to assist together with your e-book launch, however I do not know HOW. What can I do?
Because I all the time want every little thing laid out for me (inform me exactly what you want, please) I’ve determined to try this unto you.
M. Pre-order. Simple, quick straightforward–pre-ordering is way extra necessary than individuals understand. Pre-orders present publishing homes an early return on funding and are tracked as a sign of how properly the e-book will promote.
P. Share on social media. Everywhere. All the locations. If the guide has an accompanying hashtag (ala #wycwyc) use the place applicable. Find and “like” the guide’s fb web page.
A. Tell buddies. Declare your self a member of your good friend’s guide’s Street Team. Instigate conversations offline concerning the writer(s) and the e-book.
Team Friend’s Book!
H. Suggest the title to guide membership. Or, for those who’re feeling artistic, trend a whole membership (on-line or off!) round working your means via the ebook collectively.
S. Review, evaluation, evaluation. Consumer opinion is a strong factor. Positive evaluations spark new gross sales. Review on Amazon, Goodreads, Barnes and Noble on-line, add to your shelf on Shelfari—every thing!
S. Buy additional books and share creatively! Leave a replica anyplace individuals linger from airports to espresso outlets (with a notice clarifying it’s for taking). Perhaps jot down what you notably loved and recommend “finder” move to others when completed.
H. Make it a go-to present. I do that when I fall in love with a e-book. If writing resonates with me, I purchase copies and present them when I really feel the ebook may resonate with others. Birthdays are the ‘conventional’ method to do that—I lean towards spontaneous gifting.
N. Request in native bookstores. The energy of: “I can’t discover it. Do you have got a replica of ___?” is immeasurable. If sufficient individuals request a title, bookstores take discover and should order a number of to have on cabinets!
10. Reserve copy at library. Here’s a tip a author-good friend shared with me: if all copies are reserved from library earlier than title is launched, the system notes reputation and marks ebook as “order extra.”
Ten methods to assist.
Most straightforward, some free, all tremendously appreciated.