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#1 Jean Oram

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Posted 03 January 2012 - 01:03 PM

If you have some great marketing resources (books, links, tips, articles, etc.) add 'em here!

I mentioned a few of the things from this article over in the nonfiction group, but while doing some tab cleanup in my browser, I came across this article again and figured, dang, it is so good, I'll post the whole thing (link) here for those who are looking at some marketing for their work.

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Posted 03 January 2012 - 05:02 PM

You're right, Jean. It is good. Thanks for posting.
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#3 Jean Oram

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Posted 03 January 2012 - 05:36 PM

No problem. :happy:

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Posted 03 January 2012 - 06:06 PM

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#5 Jean Oram

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Posted 03 January 2012 - 07:09 PM

I just ordered a book on social media and marketing. I'll let you know if it is helpful. It is by Chris Brogan, so I'm pretty sure it will be!

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Posted 03 January 2012 - 07:59 PM

I haven't had time to dig into this blog yet, but it was recommended by an editor during a Twitter chat, and it looks pretty good: Shrinking Violet Promotions: Marketing for Introverts

(Of course, I *would* say that, being an introvert and all. :tongue: )
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Posted 05 January 2012 - 11:40 AM

I haven't had time to dig into this blog yet, but it was recommended by an editor during a Twitter chat, and it looks pretty good: Shrinking Violet Promotions: Marketing for Introverts

(Of course, I *would* say that, being an introvert and all. :tongue: )


They have a lot of useful material on there. Still not sure it helps get one past being introverted, but lots to try.
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Posted 17 March 2012 - 09:40 PM

This is an interesting post about creating a marketing plan. I particularly like her thoughts on targeting your audience.

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 12:08 PM

This is an interesting post about creating a marketing plan. I particularly like her thoughts on targeting your audience.

Great step by step plan. Thanks for sharing!
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#10 Jean Oram

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 08:54 PM

This book looks interesting. Anyone read it? Tricked out Toolbox Promotion and Marketing Every Writer Needs.

The Chris Brogan book was okay: Social Media 101.

I've also found Likeable Media to be helpful as well as books on online marketing (Twitter and Facebook).

Some general things I've learned: be transparent, authentic, listen, have conversations, don't sell all the time.

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 09:22 PM

Another nice little marketing article, this time from the folks over at Writer Unboxed.

the Tricked Out Toolbox looks interesting jean - May have to check that out!

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 09:26 PM

Oh, and this was great post from Elana Johnson on how to use Facebook and Goodreads in your Marketing Plan. She has some good ideas!

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Posted 29 March 2012 - 09:34 PM

Interesting article interviewing Amanda Hocking on how authors tend to over market. Definitely rings true, especially on social media!

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 10:19 PM

the Tricked Out Toolbox looks interesting jean - May have to check that out!


I've got it on my ereader, but haven't had a chance to get to it yet. I figured for $4.99 how could I go wrong??

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 07:05 PM

Bookalicious Pam (an associate agent and book blogger) has a great little post on what marketing to do AFTER your book comes out. Don't hear about that one too often!

My Book Came Out. Now What?

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 08:13 AM

Great post from QueryTracker.net on writing press releases! It's an important (and very different skill) to master if you're handling most of your own marketing.

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Posted 20 June 2012 - 06:06 AM

Susan Dennard (author of SOMETHING STRANGE AND DEADLY and Pub(lishing) Crawl blog member) has a great post up today about making a plan for self-promotion of your book:

Self-promotion: an author’s perspective and guide

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 11:40 AM

A nice ol' list from Media Bistro on free sites to help you publicize your books: http://www.mediabist...romotion_b52130

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 04:00 PM

I stumbled across a book from 2004 called "The Frugal Book Promoter: How to Do What Your Publisher Won't or Nitty-Gritty How-Tos for Getting Nearly Free Publicity" by Carolyn Howard-Johnson. (The first time I've ever seen a book with a subtitle and subsubtitle!) This book has, within its nearly 300 pages, lots of good tips.

I bought a used copy for around $5 from amazon.com here:
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#20 Jean Oram

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 09:27 AM

I read Tricked Out Toolbox and it had some good tips. It didn't go into a ton of depth, but it gave me some springboard ideas.

Marie Forleo has some great business videos on YouTube and her website (Marie TV) where she answers marketing-type questions, etc. and they have been good. Fun too!

I'm just about done Christine Katz's Get Known Before the Book Deal which is about building your platform to help you get published (nonfiction types, but also helpful for fiction writers). While it is about building your platform, it has some great things in there such as how to submit to magazines, how to write a motto/tagline, etc., what to put on your author website, etc. Lots of info.

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