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maggie tideswell

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Posted: Jan 3, 2016 7:02 AM
 
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How does one get people to read ones books? I'm marketing myself to a standstill and nothing happens.
sloppydog

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Posted: Jan 3, 2016 7:03 AM   in response to: maggie tideswell in response to: maggie tideswell
 
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Dunno but when you find out, can you let the rest of us know please?
Kurt Olson

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Posted: Jan 7, 2016 8:13 PM   in response to: maggie tideswell in response to: maggie tideswell
 
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When people go to Amazon Kindle and type Your books Niche in, does your book show up in the first 5 pages? IF not, you need to fix that with Keywords in Title, Subtitle, description, in book setup keywords and get them in a low competition Niche.
Ralph E Vaughan

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Posted: Jan 8, 2016 7:59 AM   in response to: maggie tideswell in response to: maggie tideswell
 
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Who would want to read your book? We live in a genre-driven world and indie authors generally lack the resources to appeal across a wide spectrum of readers. So, you have to figure out who will read your book. Romance? Mystery? Porn? Talking dog detectives? Specialized interest groups abound on the Internet, especially on Facebook and Pininterest, even on Amazon. If you're not targeting the right people, you're spinning your wheels. People post their books on these threads all the time looking for customers, not realizing they're throwing chum into a shark tank. Good luck with your writing.
Maira

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Re: Marketing
Posted: Mar 14, 2016 10:26 AM   in response to: maggie tideswell in response to: maggie tideswell
 
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There are many ways to promote your book correctly. Are you using the right words and description to target your audience? Are you relevant to them?
i have some experience promoting KDP Select books in Brazil.
Brazil has a large number of avid readers jus waiting for a history like yours. They just need to know you. What are you waiting for?! If you want to hit the top, please contact me.

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Mori Sadeghpour

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Re: Marketing
Posted: Jun 26, 2016 9:35 PM   in response to: maggie tideswell in response to: maggie tideswell
 
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Interested to know if you have advertised on other sites and/or blogs and let those users know?
Sias Bothma

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Re: Marketing
Posted: Aug 14, 2016 12:13 AM   in response to: Maira in response to: Maira
 
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Hi I read the threads here and would like to know more about Brazilian readers please. How do you advertise there?
angelina tan

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Posted: Nov 5, 2016 6:22 PM   in response to: Maira in response to: Maira
 
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Hi Maira,

How do I contact you? Obviously, I'm new here and very Clueless.

Regards,

Angelina

Edited by: angelina tan on Nov 5, 2016 6:24 PM
angelina tan

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Posted: Nov 5, 2016 6:23 PM   in response to: Maira in response to: Maira
 
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Hi Maira,

How do I contact you? Obviously, I'm new here and very Clueless.

Regards,

Angelina
Diana Persaud

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Re: Marketing
Posted: Nov 6, 2016 6:19 AM   in response to: angelina tan in response to: angelina tan
 
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angelina tan wrote:
Hi Maira,

How do I contact you? Obviously, I'm new here and very Clueless.

Regards,

Angelina


I wouldn't try and contact that person. She created an account months ago and only made two posts, to advertise her services.

I searched and couldn't find anything about Book Market.

So probably not a legitimate promoter.

If this person was a legitimate promoter, they would be more active on these types of forums (available to answer questions about their business). Also, they would be transparent. If you ask a promoter a question and they are evasive or become angry/ belligerent --run. A legitimate promoter will be open and honest and new promoters will offer free services so they get customer testimonials.
kallen11

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Re: Marketing
Posted: Nov 6, 2016 6:33 AM   in response to: Diana Persaud in response to: Diana Persaud
 
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Diana Persaud wrote:
I wouldn't try and contact that person. She created an account months ago and only made two posts, to advertise her services.

She didn't even fill out her profile on the off chance she convinced anyone to take her up on the offer.

When someone can't even promote themselves effectively, pause for a moment to consider how well they'll be able to promote anyone else.
stephen

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Re: Marketing
Posted: Jan 19, 2017 1:10 AM   in response to: Ralph E Vaughan in response to: Ralph E Vaughan
 
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I like what you wrote it made me laugh. "People post their books on these threads all the time looking for customers, not realizing they're throwing chum into a shark tank."
stephen

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Re: Marketing
Posted: Jan 19, 2017 1:13 AM   in response to: Diana Persaud in response to: Diana Persaud
 
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i placed some of my books on addocker.com free to place ads and no registration fee, and books stay on for like 1 year.
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