Yes. Congratulations. Follow your plan. Adapt it where necessary. You might think you are done, but you should write another book or put together auxiliary products or services to share or sell to the readers of your book. No. Consider hiring a publicist, or do your own research to learn more about after-publication marketing. CheckContinue reading “#15 Do you have a marketing plan for the continued promotion of the book?”
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#14 Has the book been published?
Yes. Continue to #15. No. Continue working with your agent, publisher, and publicist or do you own research, to learn what you will have to do for marketing the book before and after publication. Review the Pre-Publication Reviewer Resources. Review the Independent Publishing Requirements. Featured image credit: Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash
#13 Do you have a marketing plan for the lead up to the launch of your book?
Yes. Continue to #14. No. Consider hiring a publicist or learning more about what is required for a book launch marketing strategy. Featured image credit: Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash
#12 Has your agent sold the publishing rights for your book?
Yes. Continue to #13. No. Depending on how much time your agent has had to sell the rights to your book, consider whether a different agent may be a better fit for your book. Be sure you have identified which rights you want your agent to represent you in any sale. The author’s bundle ofContinue reading “#12 Has your agent sold the publishing rights for your book?”
#2 Do you know who your audience is?
Yes. Continue to #3 No. Do the research to figure that out before you commit to what you write. Again, you can write pieces while you try to figure this out, but consider that honing your skill. Check out Find Your Audience Resources. Featured image credit: Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash
#1 Do you have a story or idea in mind?
Yes. Continue to # 2. No. Stay on this step, or come back to it now and then, until the answer is yes. You can write pieces while you figure this out, but consider it practice. You can read ahead in this list of questions to see what else you need to be prepared toContinue reading “#1 Do you have a story or idea in mind?”