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Author Archives: Andrew Updegrove
I took a little time off the other day from promoting my second Frank Adversego thriller to write the first chapter of the third. Needless to say, it was a lot more fun than lining up promotional discount sales and … Continue reading
Yesterday I set up a little experiment to see whether paying for press releases can prove to be worthwhile for authors seeking to promote their books. The experiment was based on a press release I wrote, and issued through PRLog.org, … Continue reading
Self-publishing is full of mug’s games (that’s Brit-speak for ways to take suckers in). Sometimes it even seems that there are more people trying to exploit self-published writers than there are Indie-authors. Is selling press releases another one of them? … Continue reading
I’m happy to report that the launch of my second cybersecurity thriller, titled The Lafayette Campaign, a Tale of Deception and Elections, is off to a great start in a couple of ways.
A week ago I posted a piece here titled Book Promotion: What Really Works? and promised to pour the results of your feedback into a poll that I’d then post for broader participation.