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“5 Tips for a Successful Book Launch”
Have you written a book? Is this book part of your Internet business? Are you going to sell this book online through retailers such as Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com? If so then one of your main goals is to have a successful book launch. A successful book launch is one that promotes your book well before and during publication thus garnering amazing sales.
Many top Internet gurus have sold books through these outlets. They have sold books based on their seminars, workshops, and business tactics. These books are highly valuable, but only if everybody knows about them. If your book shows up on Amazon and Barnes & Noble with little fanfare then you will experience low sales which can be devastating to your bottom line.
The basics of promoting your book include letting people know the title, cost, and publication date. How do you promote these details in the most effective manner to massive audiences that will want to buy your book? Read on to find little known tips from top Internet gurus who have traveled this path before you.
Book Launch Tip #1: Focus on Amazon.com first. It is more difficult to drive traffic to Amazon.com so you want to conquer that task in the beginning. Then focus on sending traffic to Barnes & Noble.com. Plus, achieving an Amazon.com bestseller designation is worth its weight in gold.
Book Launch Tip #2: A great way to drive traffic to either Amazon.com or Barnes & Noble.com is to have an opt-in page on your website. Once people subscribe to your list automatically send them to your Amazon.com (or Barnes & Noble.com) landing page where they can buy the book.
Book Launch Tip #3: Verify that your book information appears correctly on Amazon. Make sure that the title, author, price, etc. are correct before people are sent to your page. If your page has errors then it will look unprofessional and may turn away customers.
Book Launch Tip #4: Don’t make your book launch schedule too short. Some people try to complete a book launch in 45 days which is very difficult. There are so many details to take care of that people don’t realize how long they actually take. For example, obtaining an ISBN number can take a long time.
Book Launch Tip #5: Don’t wait until the last minute to find joint venture partners. Try to find these partners well in advance because you want people to commit to your book launch right from the start. In order to obtain joint ventures you need to establish and build relationships earlier as well. For example, the minute you determine that you are going to launch a book is the minute you should get on the phone and call your friends and colleagues for their support and joint venture possibilities.
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