When marketing your book you need an elevator speech that entices the listener to want to know more. Your goal is to get them to take an action step.
How can you summarize a 70,000-word book that took you months or years to create, write, and edit so that within 15 seconds you’ve convinced someone to buy the book, consult your site, or interview you for the media?
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- The Author Website – Keep it Simple and to the Point http://ow.ly/lE5Qw
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- What is the Most Satisfying Part of Writing? http://ow.ly/lEfJI @write_practice
- Dealing With Perfectionism As A Writer http://ow.ly/lEfTb via @veronicaSicoe
- The Real Secret to Turning Pro http://ow.ly/lEgbi via @jeffgoins
- How Amazon Grew My Audience By More Than 24,000 Readers in Three Days http://ow.ly/lEl4f via @copyblogger
- Author Resources: Here are a few resources that can help you lift off into the wide world of publishing http://ow.ly/lEEJa
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- Inside An Independent Bookshop: What Writers Should Know http://ow.ly/lFg82 via @thecreativepenn
- Every Writer Should Know: These Common Words Aren’t Words http://ow.ly/lFgoA
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Happy writing & running, Kathy
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