When Does the Marketing Start?

MladenR shares some insights about marketing on Writer to Writers.

NOTE: This blog has moved. The article can now be found here: When Does the Marketing Start?

Writer to Writer

If you go for self-publishing you kind of get all the power over marketing and the overall success of your book. Whether it’s just me or it’s really becoming a trend, I fancy self-publishing very much. As an author and a business person, I like the freedom it provides. I like WordPress and its tools, I like Amazon and its great schism of possibilities. I love the time we live in.

But if you’re about to make the decision to publish your novel all by yourself, you need to be ready to advertise it.

When does the advertising part begin?

Basically, before you even finish plotting.

That’s right, as soon as you gran an idea so powerful that you are sure it’s going to make it into a novel, you should start your marketing strategies. At least, a blog. From there, you can develop different channels of marketing and…

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About Eva Blaskovic

I am a multi-genre author of literary fiction, fantasy, and paranormal, and writer of non-fiction articles on parenting, writing, education, health, and travel. My background encompasses both the sciences and the arts. I teach at a specialized clinic for learning disorders and mentor young authors. In addition to writing and teaching, my passions are weather, Indian food, gardening, and music. I have played eight musical instruments and spent many years immersed in taekwondo and karate. In my youth, I was an avid canoeist. I was born in Prague, Czech Republic, grew up in the Great Lakes region of Ontario, Canada, and moved to Alberta in 1988, where I raised four children.
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