Book marketing

Producing a professional book is no easy thing, but selling it is even harder! On the Reedsy Blog, we share the latest book marketing trends and inspiration to make the process a bit easier.

Using Tricks of the Librarian Trade to Market my Book

Mar 30, 2017 – Book Marketing

Novelist Melodee Elliott shares how her Library Sciences degree came in handy when it came to marketing her novel and thinking like a reader. Read more →

5 Reasons Why Selling to Libraries Needs to be a Top Priority

Feb 22, 2017 – Book Marketing

Publishing industry expert Amy Collins reveals why self-publishing authors should try to get libraries to stock their books. Read more →

The 21 Best News Roundups for Self-Publishing Authors

Feb 08, 2017 – Book Marketing

Don't miss out on the best new articles and tips for self-publishing authors. Add these 21 exceptional roundups to your regular reading rotation! Read more →

How to Identify a Target Audience for Your Book in 3 Steps

Aug 04, 2016 – Book Marketing

Refine your target audience and start marketing your book in all the right places. We show you a simple 3-step system to find your core readership. Read more →

Self-Publishing Tips from one of the UK's Bestselling Authors

Jun 07, 2016 – Book Marketing

For those of you who are still skeptical about the extent of self-publishing's promise, Adam Croft is all the inspiration you need. With 150,000 copies sold in the first quarter of 2016 and a book deal with Amazon, things are only looking up for this new indie giant. In this post, he shares his t... Read more →

How I Failed at Promoting my Novel with Amazon Advertising

May 12, 2016 – Book Marketing

At Reedsy, we like to stay on top of new marketing opportunities for authors. We covered Product Hunt Books when they launched. Advertising on Amazon (via Amazon Marketing Services) is not “new”, however, it is still, largely, an untapped resource for authors. In this guest post, indie author Eli... Read more →

Written Word Media: An Awesome Ad Platform for Authors

Mar 10, 2016 – Book Marketing

One of the questions we get most often at Reedsy is: "where can I promote my book". You're probably already familiar with Bookbub, but their exclusivity makes it hard for the emerging author to get a promotion with them. This is where Written Word Media come in: another proven ad platform for aut... Read more →

Getting Your Book Coverage in the National Press

Jan 21, 2016 – Book Marketing

This is a guest post by Douglas Wight, freelance journalist, author, publisher and book serialization specialist. He explains how authors can get book coverage in the national press… and get paid for it! Book Coverage: Making A Splash How many “likes”, how many “followers”, how’s your “discoverab... Read more →

Getting "Traction" for Your Books — Interviewing Justin Mares

Nov 06, 2015 – Book Marketing

“Most startups don't fail at building a product. Most startups fail at getting traction.” — Traction Book The same can be said of books. Most authors don’t fail at writing a book, they fail at finding their readers and selling the book to them. This is why we’ve always stressed how authors and st... Read more →

Publishing a Fundraising Field Guide, by Carlos Eduardo Espinal

Aug 14, 2015 – Book Marketing

Three days ago, we experienced the mixture of fear, excitement and fascination that comes with a book launch. We released our very first book under the Reedsy imprint: a Fundraising Field Guide, by Carlos Eduardo Espinal, partner at Seedcamp (Europe’s #1 Acceleration Fund). Reedsy is not really ... Read more →

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