The New York Times says that more than 80 percent of Americans feel they have a book in them, and intend to write it at some point. Given that technology has made it simple to publish, that adds up to a pretty crowded marketplace for budding authors
So how do you distinguish yourself? Writing a world-class novel is just the beginning. I hope you’ll join me on March 28 at 7:30 p.m. for Part 2 of a live webinar on how I’ve marketed my novel. In Bella, a married reporter violates journalism’s most sacred tenet by becoming entangled with a widow trying to uncover the secret behind her husband’s death in Afghanistan.
The following are comments from Part 1 of Messaging Strategies for Authors:
- “The level of detail about how he uses social media has encouraged me to become more involved in setting up more professional sites. He has done such a marvelous job with all the Bella sites that I can see myself making a success of my own.”
- “The Google Maps idea was original. I’ve never heard of it and feel it is very relevant in today’s market. Thanks!”
- “It was all good – a framework for marketing my book in the media. I have a section on social marketing in my book on job search. Steve gave a very practical overview on all the sites. Seeing his web pages with all the pictures was the best!”
I hope you’ll join me on March 28. Sign up here: http://bit.ly/livewebp2