17 Aug Bestselling authors use online methods to sell books
Here is an interesting post from my colleague and friend, Kathleen Gage. Kathleen is the master of online book launches and has helped many best selling authors get to #1 on Amazon. If you dream about becoming on online best seller, you’ll want to read this.
From Kathleen Gage
If you’re like most authors you have a very important message you desire to share with as many people around the globe as possible. With the information contained on these pages you are in a better position to achieve your goal. You will learn what you can do to reach large numbers of potential book buyers.
I have been an author for many years and I can assure you, hands down, a well planned and well executed online promotional campaign can open up incredible opportunities both in the short term and the long term.
Below is some essential information regarding what you can do to begin your book launch.
Online book launches can be a springboard into other opportunities such as additional product development, speaking and consulting jobs and increased expert status.
There are three phases to a successful campaign
- Phase I Pre launch preparation
- Phase II Launch
- Phase II Post launch
Checklist of what you need to do to launch your campaign
- Create a budget for your launch
- Select the date of the launch
- Complete your book before the launch date
- Register your book with Amazon.com and Barnes&Noble.com
- Secure Joint Venture Partners
- Secure appropriate, high value bonuses
- All web design work done
- Copywrite various pieces of information for the campaign
- Automate your process
- Develop a backend plan for multiple streams of revenue
Take time before your book is published to plan your book launch. The more thought you put into marketing and promoting the book, the more likely it is that you will have a hugely successful book on your hands.
Kathleen Gage, The Street Smarts Marketer™, is an Internet marketing advisor who works with spiritually aware speakers, authors, coaches and consultants who are ready to turn the knowledge into money-making products and services.
She is offering a bonus teleclass on August 25th, How to Become an Online Bestseller along with her new report.
Go Here to learn more about her report on becoming an online bestseller.