Here, let me help you with that promotion …


How to promote yourself without pissing people off

Open YOUR blog / website to OTHER authors too


Books: Publishing, Reading, Writing

This is a rerun of a post from April 19, 2014, because I thought it was time to remind a few of you out there …

“Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far.” — Will Rogers

There is nothing worse – and I mean NOTHING!! – than an author who over-self-promotes!

Now I didn’t say just “self-promotes” but qualified it with “over”, because we all need to do a little bit of promoting, within reason, to get the word out about what we’ve written. Even traditionally published authors need to promote themselves, because many publishers just don’t have the financial wherewithall to deal individually with each author on their list. And you authors already know who your personal and professional contacts are, anyway, so you have a better chance of attracting attention by approaching those people personally.

But what happens when you…

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4 thoughts on “Here, let me help you with that promotion …

  1. This is so so true I’ve just started to feature other authors on my blog on interview styles and its generating loads of traffic because they in turn promote their interview with you. Despite the selfish benefits of that, I do actually think it’s all about solidarity and helping each other out. We are all in this together, and as much as writing is a solitary activity I have to say I have met more people in the last few months in the writing world than I have in the last 10 years!

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