3 S.R. Johannes: Marketing/Indie Round up

Friday, May 18, 2012

Marketing/Indie Round up

In breaking news, Market My Words (my blog) was a Finalist/Honorary Mention in the Goodreads Independent Blogger Awards in the Publishing category 1 of approx. 1000 blogs entered).

Woot Woot!

Thanks to everyone who voted.


Heres some great articles I came across recently:

Indie

When and why does an author decide to turn (great article but I'm biased b/c I was mentioned :)

Can you self pub and still get an agent?  (yes you can but it's tricky)

Self Pubbing as a Marketing Tool? (Trust me, there are easier ways to market than doing a whole book)

Why some Indie authors are successful and some are not (interesting take.)

Ebook Pricing - what to charge? (the age old question)


Marketing

Promotional Burnout by LM preston (we all get it!)

Seth Godin on Marketing (Radio)

5 ways to market indie books on a budget (good tips)

Product Placement in Books - Hard sellers (interesting. Hey MoonPies - call me!)

Rethinking the Book Tour (aw but we all want one, don't we :)

Titles are key (yes and covers!)

25 things that make you look dumb on Twitter (call me dumb, ha!)


Happy Reading! :)


7 comments:

Kelley York said...

Fantastic links and resources. ;) Thank you so much!

Maureen Crisp said...

Brilliant News!
Well done!
maureen
New Zealand

Susan Oloier said...

Congrats on the Honorary Mention! And thanks for the links. Have a great weekend.

Lisa said...

Congrats, Shelli!

Natalie Aguirre said...

Congrats Shelli! That's awesome.

Jemi Fraser said...

Woohoo! That's awesome Shelli! :)

I'm afraid to look at the twitter one ... wonder how dumb I am... :)

DL Hammons said...

I was at the DFW conference this past weekend and there were numerous sessions that spoke quite favorably about self-publishing. I the feel the stigma is eroding even faster than I imagined.