Have You Fired The Sales Department Before Even Getting Started?

Rose D'Andrea

This article might help those newbie authors out there, and maybe even some of the veterans of the Self Publishing Battlefield 🙂
Of course, you may also like to start getting a little publicity through my blog as well 🙂
See what is needed, plus contact details at:
https://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/contact-me/

Rose's Road

Here’s where I got the idea for today’s post:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5crBbDA6e1w

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I am referring of course to the first of the two short animations. (although the second is funny)

(I love Dilbert. lol!)

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This got me to wondering how many writers (or any other profession which involves selling of wares on the internet) think that sales and advertising is beneath them, or not worth their time.

Being really honest, if you had a couple books for sale, but no one knew they existed, how could you expect people to drive to the warehouse (i.e. Amazon, B&N, Smashwords) and beg for your product?

That is where your Author’s Platform comes in.

You’re looking at me with a blank stare…

All that an Author’s Platform consists of is what you have set up to help advertise, and in general, inform potential readers about what you have written.

That’s it…

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