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nomoredongle

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The WORST marketing strategies you can think of?
Posted: Apr 26, 2012 6:42 PM
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i thought, because there's always threads about the best way to market and it normally boils down to similar things, I thought why not come up with the worst and wacky ways of promoting your book, I know you can.

Okay, this isn't the worst but, if you could convince someone with a million followers on twitter to read your book and like it, maybe that'll get you some sales?

OR

put up a poster on the great wall of China?
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Re: The WORST marketing strategies you can think of?
Posted: Apr 26, 2012 6:45 PM   in response to: nomoredongle in response to: nomoredongle
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Posted: Apr 26, 2012 6:47 PM   in response to: nomoredongle in response to: nomoredongle
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Giving your books away.
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Posted: Apr 26, 2012 6:49 PM   in response to: thetimucuan in response to: thetimucuan
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Posted: Apr 26, 2012 6:49 PM   in response to: nomoredongle in response to: nomoredongle
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Posted: Apr 26, 2012 6:53 PM   in response to: ignaciodemure in response to: ignaciodemure
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kdp select, that one made me laugh :)

spamming the customer discussions, that's pretty bad
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ignaciodemure

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Posted: Apr 26, 2012 7:05 PM   in response to: nomoredongle in response to: nomoredongle
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Sitting on your lazy behind, doing nothing, expecting your brilliant work of art to become an overnight sensation.

cheers

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