Derek Murphy built his email list of 8500+ young adult readers before he published his first novel; since then he’s continued using book giveaways and targeted Facebook ads to reach new readers and grow his list to over 35K.
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Do you ever give your self-published books away free? Should you? Michael Jason Brandt plays devil’s advocate on the issue.
With IndieReCon fast approaching, here’s a timely reminder about three great opportunities this fabulous free online conference offers to help you spread the word about your books: two contests and one massive giveaway. The Grand Prize Giveaway will function like a catalogue of great indie books, while the Cover and Book Description Contests will allow you […]
Self-published novelist Jan Ruth, based in Wales, shares the success story of how she used free book giveaways to raise her profile and boost sales of her novel Silver Rain, while querying the rights and wrongs of having to give books away in order to sell more books. ‘You’re giving away your latest title? That’s […]
“If you had $100 to spend to market your new book, what would be the best way to spend it?” This question was posed recently to ALLi members on our private Facebook forum – an invaluable resource on which to gain advice from experienced self-published authors. True to form, plenty of advice was forthcoming within minutes, […]