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Reach out to book bloggers and offer them a free copy of your work in exchange for an honest review. If you have a series of books, offer the first one for free on Amazon whenever they allow it. This is an easy way to capture sales for the later books. You can also arrange a blog tour in order to promote your work, but if you are completely unknown you may ...


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I don't have experience with that site, but you might want to try looking at Fiverr to see if anyone offering to make covers there seems appropriate. While everything on Fiverr starts at $5 you will likely want a package that costs a bit more. There are multiple folks there who do covers, so explore and see if you find some one you want to work on your cover,...


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Print Edition If you want to publish a paperback edition, you can use CreateSpace or other print-on-demand (POD) service. CreateSpace (and maybe the others) take no money up front. They take a cut of each sale. And the retailer takes a cut of each sale. You set the retail price, and your royalty is whatever is left over after CreateSpace and the retailer ...


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You can cast it as an early report on your beta launch, or as a preview of your forthcoming launch. Assuming that you're restricting it now so you can work the kinks out before spreading more widely, it helps to also talk about what you've learned -- we found and fixed this performance problem at scale, we discovered that this one part of our user interface ...


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If you have no Twitter account yet, I highly recommend it. There are a lot of organizations that use twitter to promote products, and one of the companies I follow is freemykindle on Twitter, as well as other Twitter accounts that help promote authors. Freemykindle specializes in advertising free, or really cheap E-books, and has 1342 followers.


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Write more frequently. I realise that for hobby and product review blogs it may not be possible to keep up the rate of posting commonplace with celebrity news blogs, or mummyblogs, or political blogs, or other blogs for which the world provides a daily stream of writing prompts. Nonetheless if you want your blog to host conversation you need to make it a "go-...


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There are a few related issues here, which are tightly intertwined: How big is my readership? A small readership usually mean comments are few and limited. There's nobody talking, and there's nobody to talk to. What's the character of my readership? "Fans of the blog writer", "professional experts in the field", and "buyers looking for product reviews" are ...


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What you're hinting at is cringe ...Marketing... And marketing is something that writers are traditionally crappy at - thus the need for agents and publishers. You might try reading up on self publishing because a lot of the ideas that self publishers use will translate pretty directly into readers on your blog. One great self publishing podcast that ...



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