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Affordable Online Marketing with the WritersCafe.org Network

If you have done the research, then you are aware of the high costs associated with magazine and e-zine advertising. But you’re probably aware that you can only go so far with a good word-of-mouth campaign before you have to start digging deep into your pockets and investing in your book’s marketability.

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Arts Writing

5 More Tips for Marketing Your Book

Continued from last Thursday’s post on marketing tips for self-publishers, here are five more tips for successfully marketing your book:  Collaborate with other self-published authors One of the things I did early on is find others who were working to promote their work in the same manner as myself. I asked them what was working for […]

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Networking 101: Get Back to the Basics

As ironic as it may sound, I often struggle with this whole self-publishing process—being I’m no different than you or the next person. I spent the time alone (like you) soul-searching and meditating, pondering and simply thinking about the choice to release my own title and in the end I was pleased with why I […]

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Proofing Versus Editing Your Unpublished Book

When working to create the ultimate finished product for your self-released title it is imperative that you put out the most polished (book ready) manuscript you can—because in the end—your book is competing against thousands of other potential sales for the would-be buyer.

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Arts Writing

More Award Contests for Independent Authors and Publishers

In my article dated January 24th, 2008 (Major Contest Recognition for the Independently Published Author) I referenced eight novel contests specifically targeted and geared towards the self-published author. And in order for me to maintain an effective weekly column of introducing tips, tricks, and updates for all my readers, it is imperative that I continue […]