Savvy Book Marketing for Authors and Self Publishers
By Dana Lynn Smith, Book Marketing and Self Publishing Expert
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Learn how to sell more books, as top book marketing experts share book promotion tips, tools and strategies geared to nonfiction authors, novelists, and children's book authors. Whether your books are produced through self publishing or traditional publishing, you'll learn how to maximize your income. This podcast is hosted by Dana Lynn Smith, who has 19 years of book publishing experience and a degree in marketing. Each episode is about 10 to 20 minutes long and features book marketing advice that you can take action on now. Get show notes, submit topic suggestions for the podcast, and subscribe via email at www.TheSavvyBookMarketingPodcast.com.
||CleanSBM012 - How Authors Can Develop a Marketing Mindset, with Nina Amir||What does it take to succeed as an author? In this episode Nina Amir explains why authors need to treat their publishing venture like a business and how to develop a marketing mindset. You'll learn what authors must do to successfully promote their books||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBM011 - How to Speak and Schools and Libraries Through Skype, with Margot Finke||Children's book author Margot Finke explains how she profits from visiting schools and libraries around the world through the magic of Skype. You'll get some great advice for doing virtual author visits, including how to keep kids engaged, handle the tech||3/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBM010 - Virtual Book Tours for Authors: Promote Your Book to Huge New Audience||Learn what a virtual book tour is and why it’s such a powerful way to get massive exposure for you and your book. You will also discover several different types of tours to choose from and learn the steps to organizing your own virtual tour. You'll get||3/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBM009 - Grow Your Mailing List with a PermaFree Kindle Ebook, featuring Shelley Hitz||Learn how to grow your mailing list and boost your sales by giving away a lead-generating ebook at no charge on Amazon and other bookstores. Publishing and marketing expert Shelley Hitz explains why this strategy works and shares the best ways to write a||3/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBM008 - Jump Start Sales for a Book That's Been Out For a While||In today's episode, I’m responding to a question from a listener who asked about the best ways to promote a book that's been out for a while. Learn how to evaluate your book, marketing materials, and marketing plan and create a new promotional plan to r||2/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBM007 - Use Press Releases to Sell More Books, featuring Sandra Beckwith||Learn how press releases can lead to interviews and media coverage that sells books in this interview with award-winning publicist and author Sandra Beckwith. You'll discover the various types of press releases that are used to promote books, how to write||2/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBM006 - Boost Book Sales with Relationship Marketing||In book sales, it's not just what you know, but who you know! In this episode learn how relationship marketing can boost your book sales. First you will discover why relationship marketing is so important to success. Then you'll learn how to develop mutua||2/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBM005 - Book Promotion: Monthly, Weekly, and Daily Action Plans||Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the things you need to do to promote your book? You're not alone! Authors need to juggle many different tasks, so it’s important to plan and schedule your book marketing so the most important things get done and you do||1/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBM004 - Top 10 Book Promotion Tactics for Authors||As we continue discussing how authors can create an effective book marketing plan, in this episode I'll share my Top 10 lists of the best book promotion tactics for novels, nonfiction and children’s books. You'll also get some tips for optimizing your a||1/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBM003 – Promote Your Books to the Right Audience||Learn how to define the right markets for your book so that your book promotion efforts are directed to the right people. In this episode, Dana shows authors of nonfiction books, novels and children’s books how to determine who is most likely to buy boo||1/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBM002 - Your Book Marketing Plan: 12 Steps to Success||Create a customized book marketing plan by following these 12 steps to successful book promotion.||1/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBM001 - Book Marketing Basics||Learn the importance of having a good book marketing plan and get tips on what to do before writing, before publishing, and after your book has been out for a while.||1/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Just what I needed
I'm a first time author and was searching for information on how to effectively market a book. The episode on virtual book tours was exactly what I was looking for. Thank you for putting out such great info!
Down to earth practical insights
Down to earth practical insights are given in this work that is quite valable espesially if they are new or forgotten concepts.
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