This has got to be the best list on “How to Market Your Book” I’ve come across in one place. The article was compiled by Rachelle Gardner, Literary Agent and blogger. These links come from her article.
“How to Market Your Book” compiled by Rachelle Gardner.
Most of these bloggers have a book or two (or ten) published. A couple are not yet published but nevertheless have been working on platform building.
Most of these links will work indefinitely. So, if you’re ready to start learning about book marketing, start clicking and reading!
Blog Posts (alphabetical order, by last name):
To Promote or Not to Promote
. Sandra D. Bricker
is the award-winning author of 12 novels, including the Emma Rae Creation series that started with Always the Baker, Never the Bride
, (Abingdon Press, 2010).
. Julie Cantrell
has published two children’s books, and she’s in the marketing phase of her debut novel, Into the Free
(David C. Cook, 2012).
Creating Book Buzz
. Dianne Christner
is the author of the inspirational romance novel,Something Old,
just released from Barbour Publishing.
Writers, Market Yourself
. Megan DiMaria
enjoys writing fiction that encourages women, and is the author of the novel Searching for Spice
and its sequel, both published by Tyndale House.
5 Book Publishing Myths – Debunked
. Dena Dyer
is an author of five books, including the 2010 Barbour release Let the Crow’s Feet and Laugh Lines Come: Rediscovering Beauty and Self-Worth at Any Age
Ten Ways to Market a Book. Katie Ganshert
is a romance writer whose debut novel,Beneath a Velvet Sky
, releases in May, 2012 (Waterbrook Multnomah).
The Birds & the Bees of Marketing
. Jody Hedlund
is the bestselling author of the award-winning historical, The Preacher’s Bride
(Bethany House, 2010) with several more novels forthcoming.
Marketing – Next Time
. Joanne Kraft
has a passion to encourage women through laughter and is the author of Just Too Busy: Taking Your Family on a Radical Sabbatical
(Beacon Hill Press, 2011).
Marketing: Like a Kid in a Candy Store
. Richard Mabry
is the author of one non-fiction book and three published novels of medical suspense, including his latest, Diagnosis Death
How I Happened Upon a Platform. Dineen Miller
is co-author of the non-fiction bookWinning Him Without Words: 10 Keys to Thriving in Your Spiritually Mismatched Marriage
(Regal Books) and also writes fiction with her debut novel coming in 2012.
Author Marketing: It’s Time to Start Studying
. James H. Pence
is a performance chalk artist, singer, speaker, editor, collaborator, and published author of several books including Terror By Night
with Terry Caffey (Tyndale, 2009).
Are Authors Egomaniacs? Tim Sinclair
is a radio personality and author of Branded: Sharing Jesus with a Consumer Culture
Scheduling Book Signings
. Deborah Vogts
is the author of Seeds of Summer
, (Zondervan, 2010) and one additional novel in the Seasons of the Tallgrass series.
The Marketing Conundrum
. Kristin Weber
is a stand-up comedian who is working on a memoir about her life as a formerly sheltered homeschooler who ended up in Hollywood at 21 and survived.
To Market, To Market
. Catherine West’s
debut novel Yesterday’s Tomorrow
was released in 2011 from OakTara Publishing.”
Thank you to Ms. Gardner for giving writers such a great resource. You rock!