5 Ways to Market Self-Published Books on a Shoestring Budget
I came across a Press Release from Lulu Enterprises, Inc. that I thoguht was worthy of my blog readers! This is a perfect article to help you market your book without breaking the bank…
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA – (May 17, 2012) – Self-publishing books is on the rise, as even celebrity and well-known authors opt for that route to publication. In fact, Lulu.com reports that the number of new print titles they published in 2011 was approximately 50,000, which represented a nine percent increase over the prior year. In addition to their print sales, they also published over 115,000 new e-book titles last year, which was a 22 percent increase. Self-publishing has been made easy, but authors can increase their chances of sales success by making marketing a priority.
“Authors don’t need to spend a lot of money to market their books,” explains Sarah Gilbert, director of sales at Lulu.com (www.lulu.com), a self-publishing company. “There are plenty of marketing options that are either free or quite affordable, all of which can help authors to reach their target market and sell more books.”
Here are 5 ways that authors can help to market their self-published books on a shoestring budget: [Read the rest of this article here.]
Have you considered self-publishing? Do you have any questions on self-publishing your book, or about marketing it? If so leave a comment below!