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How To Promote Your Book On A Shoestring Budget

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  • 1. Spoken Word Press Presents: How To Promote Your Book On A Shoestring Budget Workshop Oct 20 2012-Feb 2 2012St. Louis Public Library Schlafly Branch 225 No. Euclid St. Louis MO 63108
  • 2. Workshop Sessions & Dates:• Session One- Free Websites & Blogs• Session Two-Using Social Media tools to promote your book• Session Three-Free tools for author events• Session Four-Free marketing and promotional tools from Amazon, the worlds largest book seller• Session Five-Free reviews for your books
  • 3. Introduction• You’ve published your book, now what?• The objective of this workshop is to share inexpensive marketing techniques I used to promote my book.
  • 4. Free Websites:• Webs.com• Weebly.com• Jimdo.com• Yola.com• 1&1.com• Wix.com• Why you need a website: Think of your website as your online store where you can showcase your books for free!
  • 5. Free Blogs• Blogger• Wordpress• Why you need a blog:• One of the most popular platforms• Great plugins• Has a free content management system
  • 6. Part Two• Adding Images and music to your website:
  • 7. Royalty Free images• What is it? Refers to the right to use copyrighted material or intellectual property without the need to pay royalty fees each time you use it.• Two companies I use:• Dreamstime.com• Shutterstock.com
  • 8. Dreamstime.com
  • 9. Finding images on Dreamstime
  • 10. How to purchase credits
  • 11. Screen shot of back office
  • 12. Adding images to your website
  • 13. How to edit your website
  • 14. Inserting an image to your site
  • 15. Check out my Kindle I just added
  • 16. Shutterstock.com
  • 17. Images for my new book
  • 18. Purchasing images from Shutterstock.com
  • 19. Adding music & sound to your website
  • 20. Using Widget Bank
  • 21. Thank you for attending the workshop.• You can contact me via email: spokenwordpress2010@gmail.com• My website:• http:www.spokenwordpress.info• To book a Live 15 or 30 minute interview to promote your book on Author Chat with Lynda D. Brown please log onto:• http://www.authorchat.info
  • 22. • SWP Publishing