How to Market a Book- 7 Incredible Strategies


Published on So you wrote a book . . . now what?! Writing a book is half the battle, knowing how to market a book is where the real work starts. This presentation shows you 7 incredibly simple yet effective strategies for marketing your book. Implement one a day or all 7 . . . the key is the take action. Sign up for more tips on how to market a book at

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How to Market a Book- 7 Incredible Strategies

  1. 1. S How to Market Your Book 7 Incredible Strategies By Dana Che
  2. 2. 1. Know Your Target Audience S Your audience could be different from your genre. For example, you might write children’s books, but your marketing audience is their parents.
  3. 3. 2. Have a Roadmap S Having a roadmap/business plan is crucial! S “You must know where you’re going and how to get there before embarking on a journey.” S Jot down your ideas, research more and then finalize a plan of action.
  4. 4. 3. Create a Blog S This is vital to your book marketing success! S Blogging daily, or at least regularly, will drive visitors to your book like magic. S Blog about your topic, characters, plot line, etc.
  5. 5. 4. Use Social Media S Branch out from your social media sites and consider adding sites like Tumblr, Stumbled Upon and Goodreads.
  6. 6. 5. Write a Press Release S Either hire a publicist to help with writing a press release, or you may do it yourself. S Press releases alert media outlets that you’ve written a book and want to share it with their readers/viewers.
  7. 7. 6. Be a Guest Blogger S Using your social media platforms, develop relationships with other bloggers and offer to do a guest post for them in exchange for a link to your blog or website. S Win-win situation!
  8. 8. 7. Solicit Book Reviews S Make a goal to solicit at least 3 book reviews a day. Not all reviewers will say yes, so the more the merrier. S (Bonus Tip): Use ( and receive excellent feedback, reviews and even win writing contests.
  9. 9. I help authors with online marketing and lead generation. For more valuable book marketing tips delivered to your email box, visit