How I Became a Bestselling Author

First, what I didn’t do.
I did not become a bestselling author by:
- paid reviews
- carefully researching niches in Amazon until I found one that looked soft to break into the ‘bestseller’ rankings
- being rich, famous or having a big list who I could convince to buy my book
- offering fabulous bonuses if you [...]

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Publish or Perish. No, no, no…Market or Perish - Part Two

In the previous post, Edward Trayer (a.k.a Billy Bob Buttons) wrote that the best time to consider how you will market the book is before you have written the first word. Today he continues with some specifics to consider and more of his reasoning on why a marketing plan can’t be an after-thought.
I sold thousands [...]

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Publish or Perish. No, no, no…Market or Perish

Guest blog entry by Edward H Trayer
When you plan your ‘Bestseller’ you can do it in one of two ways: write the story you want to read in the bathtub or write the story everybody else wants to read in the bathtub. Occasionally, for example, the wonderful J K Rowling and her Harry Potter books, [...]

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