Here are a few tweets, Facebook posts, and Pinterest pins that might help you market your books:
If you want a bestselling book, especially a Kindle ebook, why not try writing a parody or spinoff of a hot novel? All of the books listed above are selling well without any book promotion beyond a great tie-in listing on Amazon.com. – http://blog.bookmarket.com/2012/09/parodies-and-spinoffs-of-bestselling.html
The fellow that does the What the Buck videos on YouTube describes in this video how he got 30,000 subscribers to his videos. That’s subscribers! – http://pinterest.com/pin/57983913923503186
Here are a few of the free ebooks about business, Internet marketing, publicity, and investing featured on the Free Books for All website. – http://askjohnkremer.com/free-books-for-all-business-books
Do you realize that every time you read a book without pictures you become a production designer, casting director, and costume designer? Hell, you can be a director if you want to. Whether you know it or not, when you read a book without pictures, your brain fills in the blank spots. You can see the people, how they are dressed, which way they are moving, and what it looks like around them. Neat, huh? – Peter Wooley, author of What! And Give Up Show Business? – http://pinterest.com/pin/57983913923503153
>>> 95% of moms who received text messages from experts on pregnancy and newborn care welcomed the info and found it helpful. – The Female Patient (source of stats). That means that women are welcoming text messages that are useful for what they need.
Bestselling Books Sell Other Products as Well – http://blog.bookmarket.com/2012/09/bestselling-books-sell-other-products.html
Here are a few of the free ebooks about business, Internet marketing, publicity, and investing featured on the Free Books for All website.
Takers Economy: An Inquiry into Illegal File Sharing by Christopher Stewart
Taking the Fear Out of Your Home Mortgage by Patty Crowe
Testify! How remarkable organizations are creating customer evangelists by Ben McConnell and Jackie Huba
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
This I Believe by Tom Peters
Tomato: Re-Imagine Manifesto by Tom Peters
Top 10 Internet Marketing Strategies by Paul Barrs
Trash Proof News Releases by Paul J. Krupin
Twitter Mania Manual by John Kremer
If you would like to offer a PDF ebook for free download, email the title of the book, the author, and a link to the free download to JohnKremer@outlook.com. Thanks for sharing.
Back in 1982, advertising copywriter David Ogilvy sent out a memo on how to write.
As he noted, the better you write, the higher you will go in Ogilvy & Mather (the advertising agency he founded).
While these hints are great for advertising copywriters, they are also generally valuable to book authors as well (except, of course, tip #5: Never write more than two pages on any subject). Tip #5 would be hard to follow as a book author. It’s hard to bind two pages into a stand-alone book.