During the process of releasing my humor book, Musings on Minutiae, I did a ton of research on how to market it and find a readership. I read a lot of great books on the subject and what felt like a million websites trying to absorb as much as I could on the process.

What I realized is that while there are a ton of ideas out there, a lot of them are just rehashes of one another, and many marketing techniques require quite a bit of money that most authors do not seem to have just laying around.

I decided to write a series of articles about my personal experience with marketing my own book which will detail techniques that have worked for me and led to sales of my title. My word is by no means professional or the best advice, but what works for one person typically works for another. I hope you’re able to make a million dollars, and I can’t wait to see the film adaptation of your book.

Over the last couple months, I published articles about promoting through Goodreads.com and promoting through Shelfari.com.

The newest installment, Promoting Your Book Online through Paperbackswap.com, is available now!

More articles to come in this series! If you have suggestions or feedback on any of them, let me know. I promise I’m not like that one guy you work with who just doesn’t want to hear it!

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