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Starwryder
04-23-2005, 06:38 AM
I have just been published for a month now. I guess that I could still be proud even if it was POD. Print on demand was the way that I went and now I need to market the heck out of it. Does anyone have anything to help me?
"From the Mind of Bill Satellite" is the first of at least five volumes and it is my baby. I am shooting for something more in the way of theatrical. I would be honored if anyone would pick my book up and give it a read and a thumbs up. Heck, my own family won't give me any approval.
Thank.
Starwryder

Melina
04-23-2005, 02:33 PM
Starwryder-

Congratulations! Yes, you have every right to be proud, POD or not. Good luck with the marketing effort! Be sure to check out the Book Promotion forum here. Lots of other boards with loads of information here at AW, so get comfy and get ready to learn a ton! Thanks for sharing your news!

Melina

awatkins
04-23-2005, 05:31 PM
Congratulations! Hope you sell bunches and bunches of books. :)

wurdwise
04-23-2005, 05:40 PM
Yes, congratulations, and in honor of my 50th birthday, I am giving you all the links I have picked up along my internet travels about marketing. Hope they will help.


http://www.writers.net/forum/read/4/52281/52281 (http://www.writers.net/forum/read/4/52281/52281)
In this link is how to keep up with Amazon sales, a great marketing strategy there too.



http://writersguide2002.tripod.com/guide/id12.html (http://writersguide2002.tripod.com/guide/id12.html)



http://writersguide2002.tripod.com/guide/id23.html (http://writersguide2002.tripod.com/guide/id23.html)



http://www.verlakay.com/Pages/202PublishedWritersPage.html (http://www.verlakay.com/Pages/202PublishedWritersPage.html)



http://www.artofselfpromotion.com/ (http://www.artofselfpromotion.com/)



http://www.writers.net/forum/read/1/21434/21434 (http://www.writers.net/forum/read/1/21434/21434)



http://www.writers.net/forum/read/1/21395/21395 (http://www.writers.net/forum/read/1/21395/21395)



http://www.publishinggame.com/ (http://www.publishinggame.com/)

Excellent marketing advice



http://www.writers.net/forum/read/6/9891/9891 (http://www.writers.net/forum/read/6/9891/9891)
Phone number to see how many copies your book has sold.



http://www.bookwire.com/bookwire/bookwire.html (http://www.bookwire.com/bookwire/bookwire.html)

SeanDSchaffer
04-23-2005, 07:14 PM
Congrats, Starwryder!

:Thumbs:

wurdwise
04-24-2005, 06:25 PM
Jeez, newbies. I bet he/she has never once glanced at this thread again, so they don't know these links are here. I sent them a private message, but they probably don't even know they have such a function. Oh, well, I guess I could move these links to a different spot where someone else might get some use out of them!:hi: