How Can I Market My Book

Books may be the strangest testament of wasteful resources that I can think of. Think about it. To get the paper people cut down perfectly good trees and plants. To get the ink toxic substances are made in a factory. To put the time in is taking away valuable life time that could be spent staring at the stars and the friendly UFOs that fly by at night.

If you are anything like me then honestly you are more interested in that thing called money. You know those greens looks especially good on autopilot! That is exactly what a book is about. Creating a revenue stream.

Books sell much like a blog post on tweet meme. First you must get the post in. Then you get a few people to tweet your site. Eventually if the title is good, the subject is a division your site will peak. At this point people will just tweet it for the numbers. This is a lot like best seller books that get sold just because they are best sellers. Some of these books are really nothing like the great poets of yesteryear.

But in the book game branding is not enough. Rather niche marketing is of the utmost importance. What do I mean by this? Books in book stores and libraries are arranged by subject matter. We want to buy a book about something, written by someone (usually famous) and this stuff better be great or else.

If your subject is business you may want to narrow it down to business in Missouri. From there you want to narrow it down to a specific shoe factory in Missouri. From there you want to narrow it down to an ant's life who lived in an ant hill near the factory. From there you want to have your whole book on a single second of that ants amazing life. This is why existentialism sells so well in the book stores. Because the best authors can make a mound out of a mole hill on any super specific niche ever. The devil is in the details in your writing, in your niche and in your marketing. Your book must both satisfy a basic need and have pop.

What do I mean by pop. I mean powerful operational prose. This is the stuff that grabs people, and makes them believe there is something deeper. Because in this world where there seems to be a million experts on anything you need you book to stand out. The pop is the reason why Tony Robbins sells a lot of books and some other person saying the same stuff sells nothing. He is bigger than life. I see the pop factor on all successful affiliate products, online infomercials, and books. Even Shake sphere did this. He went where he smelled the money and even wrote some strange books. Some of his books were even written by the publishing company and later casted out by scholars! Be like the best sales person that you can be and try to convince me in two sentences why I should buy that vacuum cleaner that you are selling. Notice that I did not say book.

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