Getting Published or E-published/Book Promotion

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Hi Rik

Can you please give me some guidance on how one might best try to promote a recently published book?

Book came out in June and sales have been a bit sluggish. We've done all the obvious things (approaches to newspapers, book reviewers etc)

I was wondering if we might get some extra traction via internet radio / tv /podcasts

Book is our son's project and we're just trying to give it an extra kick!

Thanks for your time - hoping to hear from you soon.

Best regards

Jim

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Jim,

I suggest you get a copy of the following books:

1001 Ways to Market Your Book by John Kremer

Promote Your Book by Patricia Fry

Guerilla Marketing for Writers by Jay Conrad Levinson and Rick Frishman.

Using the techniques in these books should keep your son busy for a few years.

Regards,

Rik Feeney

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Rik Feeney

Expertise

I can answer any questions from the development of an idea into a book manuscript, electronic book, PDF file, or Audio book. I design book covers, do interior design, and light book editing. My forte is creative ideas particularly as they relate to marketing and promoting your book.

Experience

My first book "Gymnastics: A Guide for Parents & Athletes" was traditionally published in 1992 by Masters Press and is now available through McGraw-Hill. My second book, now as an independent publisher, was a "Quick Pick for Young Readers" by the American Library Association. Since then I have 44 book products for sale through my own web site and many of the major online book stores like Amazon.com.

Organizations
Publisher's Marketing Association Florida Writer's Association Florida Publisher's Association National Writer's Union (former member) USA Gymnastics - Professional Member

Education/Credentials
I attended Temple University and Vermont College of Norwich University where I received a Bachelor's degree in Writing and Literature.

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