Offering book club discussion questions can be a very good way to encourage book clubs to discuss your book. If well-written, these questions can “demonstrate” the kinds of discussions that can flow from a club reading your book. Recently I decided to provide more motivation for book clubs to discuss my book MRS. LIEUTENANT: A […][Continue reading...] about Are You Making It Easy for Book Clubs to Discuss Your Book?
Books have always been judged by their covers. In a bookstore you look at the cover first, then turn over the book to read the back cover. Or maybe you next read the inside front and back flap covers of a hardcover book. Now, though, many of us judge a book by first seeing it […][Continue reading...] about Your Book Is Judged by Its Cover — 7 Tips for Effective Internet Book Selling
I admit that in the fall of 2007 I was resistant to the entreaties of a colleague that I consider self-publishing my long-gestating novel MRS. LIEUTENANT. But in December of that year I had an epiphany. I was about to reach a “significant” birthday and I couldn’t wait any longer for someone to say yes […][Continue reading...] about Self-Publishing Is Not Your Parents’ Vanity Press
Whether you have a fiction or nonfiction book, there’s a lot more gold in that tome than you may realize. Let me show you what I mean: We’ll start with a nonfiction book we’ll call 15 WAYS TO START AN ONLINE BUSINESS. And we’ll agree that: • The book has been published (whether from a […][Continue reading...] about How Authors Can Use Their Books as a Basis for an Internet Business
Reprinted from a blog post of Phyllis Zimbler Miller as a National Internet Business Examiner. Amazon today is such a behemoth site that it’s hard to grasp the possibilities for marketing your brand on Amazon, which you can do even if you’re not a book author. And these opportunities are made more confusing because Amazon […][Continue reading...] about Amazon Book and Product Reviews: 6 Steps for Positive Online Exposure