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How to advertise your debut book

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I thought after writing my first book that it would sell itself. But one month later, I had a rude awakening. No sales. So I decided to build a social media platform to launch my books from. That was in 2014, today I have over 375,000+ Twitter Followers and the author of 16 books. I promote, advertise, and make a living from selling books on Twitter. My customers are from all over the world–avid readers, authors, reviewers, bloggers, writers, professionals, business owners, and regular folks. And I treasure each one of them. Book marketing is not a casual affair; it's an on-going commitment--because it boils down to one thing "IMPRESSIONS." How many people see your book and how often. The more times people see your book, the more likely that you'll find the right people that are interested. That is, of course, that you have an eye-catching cover, title, description, and headline that makes people curious to click the link. Sometimes I spend just as much time finding or designing a cover as writing a book, just take a look at this eye-catching cover for my short story book This Eyes Have Seen.

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In addition to marketing on Twitter, I also use Amazon Marketing Services (AMS). For just pennies a day, you can set a monthly budget for as little as $100 and get plenty of "IMPRESSIONS" without paying for them. You only pay for link clicks. In February, I received 71,387 "IMPRESSIONS" and 165 Clicks for the book How To Gain 100,000 Twitter Followers. Those clicks are from Amazon customers who have Kindles and credit cards on file with Amazon, not curiosity seekers. If you're an author how can you afford not to use Pay Per Click through Amazon?

Once you write a book, it's time to stop thinking like an author, and start thinking like a publisher. Being an author is no different than running any other enterprise--you have to advertise if you want people to know about your book. Remember, if you run it like a business, one day, it will reward you like a business.

The Winning Formula-- Marketing 99% & Product 1%

Marketing is 99% because no matter how good your book is nobody knows it even exists. Now once your marketing efforts kick in then the focus is on your book 100% from the title, cover, description, content, etc. But even bad products sell with good marketing. Take a look at the billion dollar a year weight loss industry, despite scams and undelivered promises --some products sell and they keep selling because of good marketing. The same thing happens with books. How many bad books become New York Times Best Sellers? Have you read any? Initially, it's not about the book, it's all about the marketing. Marketing is 99% and your book is 1% until readers find and read your book.

Book Marketing Offer

Special Book Marketing offer: I'll promote (tweet) your book or product (no porn, please) 3x a week for SIX months to my 375K Twitter Followers, (includes your book cover and link) when you purchase my Bestseller How To Gain 100,000 Twitter Followers. AVAILABLE PAPERBACK OR EBOOK you decide the format. If you don't have a KINDLE download the free app, for tablet, cell, or PC. Send proof of purchase and I'll have your book tweeted within 24 hours. And the GOOD THING once you read the book and implement the SIX steps you will see immediate results FAST. This is a LIMITED TIME OFFER SO DON'T DELAY. Send proof of purchase to: bob@mistersalesman.com or Click here

Limited Time OFFER. ACT FAST! Send the name of your book and your Twitter handle. I'll locate your book on your Twitter page, and you'll receive a copy of each tweet to your notification. Click here to send information.

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