Welcome back to our Turning Book Ideas into Money series! So far we have covered:
- Conception (of the idea)
- Soundtrack to your writing
- Editing and Revising (cutting the flab out of your stories)
- Query Letters and Self-Publishing
MARKET YOUR E-BOOK
Now it is time to market your brilliant book idea. Simply publishing it isn’t going to win you more than a few downloads, maybe enough to pay your monthly coffee bill. Fortunately there are many ways to promote your baby. For this post we’re going to focus on AMS Ad Campaigns.
So, you’ve earned a breather. Take a moment to congratulate yourself.
Okay, lazybones, it’s time to get back to work. What do you want, an award?
As soon as (or before) you hit that Publish button, it is time to set up an Amazon Ad Campaign. This is a low-cost tool Amazon has set up for self-publishers, and it is a must-do task for all writers who wish to sell more than a few copies of their books. It is fairly simple to set up, though you will be spending a lot of time collecting keywords.
YOUR FIRST AMAZON AD CAMPAIGN
If you’ve purchased the guidebook on which this series is based—Take it to the Bank—or if you’ve been following these posts, then you have already learned a lot. People lay down fat stacks to learn how to do some of what you have learned on your long journey to publication. Many other guidebooks go into greater detail for you, but they tend to steer you toward steps that will drain your bank account. Take it to the Bank is designed for frugal new writers.
STEPS TO MARKETING YOUR E-BOOK Continue reading “How to Turn Your Book Ideas into Money in the Bank, Step 7: Marketing”