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Are Press Releases Worth it? Results and Conclusions

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

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Are Press Releases Worth it?

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

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The Lafayette Campaign On Sale: Trying out the Discount Game

First off, if you’ve been thinking about reading The Lafayette Campaign, now would be an excellent time to do so, as I’ve dropped the price to $.99 for the next few days. Why? Because I’m going to systematically try out … Continue reading

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The Lafayette Campaign: First Reviews!

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.

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Author Poll Results: Which promotional methods produce the most sales?

While the sample set was not large, the results were interesting. Thanks to those that participated in the poll I posted last week.

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Poll: What Promotional Methods Work Best?

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.

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Writing a Book Proposal (Remember Book Proposals?)

Once upon a time, when someone was done writing a book (or even before), they tried to find a publisher, or an agent and then a publisher, willing to take on their book. Of course, that was eons ago – … Continue reading

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