Best Book Marketing & Promotion Advice from 2018

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Debbie Young shares ALLi’s top posts from 2018 on book marketing & promotion

This year on the blog we’ve had a terrific range of posts about all aspects of book marketing and promotion, to help you keep up with the latest developments and opportunities for indie authors to sell their books, while also consolidating the basics that should be on every self-published writer’s to-do list.

Here is a selection of the expertise shared by our author and partner members and our advisors, for the benefit of the whole indie author community. And if the specific marketing or promotion topic that is currently top of your agenda is not covered in our top 10 posts here, you’ll find instructions of how to find just what you’re looking for at the foot of the post.

 2 Key Concepts about Book Marketing & Promotion on Amazon

Book Promotion: 11 Top Tips for Best AMS Advertising Practice

Book Marketing: Free Kindle Promotion Days – Are They Still Worth It?

2 Essential Tenets of Book Marketing & Promotion

Opinion: Putting Readers First – an Essential Ingredient of Successful Book Marketing

Opinion: Indie Authors – Why You Need to Experiment to Get Your Ebook Prices Right

2 Evergreen Ways to Reach More Readers

Opinion: How to Put the Joy (and the Impact) Back into Twitter – an Editor’s Perspective

The Place of the Bricks-and-Mortar Bookstore in the Indie Author’s Book Marketing Campaign

2 Ways to Reach Readers Beyond Your Home Territory

Essential Insights into Translation for Indie Authors Thinking of Self-publishing Foreign Language Editions

How to Reach Forgotten Markets for Self-published Books

2 Marketing Tactics That You Will Positively Enjoy!

Book Marketing: How to Create a Book Catalog of Your Self-published Books & Why

Book Marketing Tip: Choose Your Author Uniform for Live Events & Photos

For More Information about Book Marketing & Promotion

  • If you’d like to read more of our many posts on this broad topic, use the box in the sidebar to “search by category” and scroll down its menu to click on “Book Marketing & Promotion”.
  • You can also find posts on specific marketing and promotion topics by typing the appropriate keywords into the search box.
  • For more in-depth information, check out our range of AskALLi guidebooks in our Successful Self-publishing range, written by indie authors for indie authors. These are available to buy in paperback and ebook versions – you’ll find more information about the full range here:
  • ALLi members may download the ebook free of charge via the membership website as just one of 22 benefits they gain from paying our annual subscription. Not yet a member? The start of a new calendar year is a great time to join – though of course you may join at any time! Find out more about membership benefits here:
Top tips about #bookmarketing & #bookpromotion in this round-up from ALLi's Author Advice blog this year - compiled by Advice Center manager @DebbieYoungBN Click To Tweet

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One Response to Best Book Marketing & Promotion Advice from 2018

  1. Thomas Herold January 2, 2019 at 4:16 pm #

    Hello Debbie,

    My new book on Amazon book marketing is out and it contains everything an author needs to know to promote their books on Amazon. This is a practical guide showing you all the steps to successfully sell more books and generate a higher income.


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