Are Free and Paid Online Book Promotions Worth it?

This is the second installment of results from my advertising experiment. Today, I’ll discuss who I advertised with, both free ads and paid, and if I think they worked. Again, I chose a book that for the first eight months after release performed well. However, after...

Sidebar Advertising/Was It Worth It?

A while ago I decided to do some experimenting with different forms of advertising to see which type worked. Well today, I’ll discuss sidebar advertising. That’s where I chose a well followed blog/review/book website and placed an ad for one of my books to be featured...

Five Ways to Find New Readers

Today, Five on Friday offers 5 ways to find new readers and sell books!!!! I have plenty of inventory, as you can see.     1. Be a guest on a talk radio show. A good source is BlogTalk radio. They have numerous online shows always looking for new content. 2....

HOW CAN I KILL RAY ROY HOBBS?

This past weekend I attended the Lexicon Writers’ Conference in Denton, Texas. Along with rubbing elbows with like-minded people, generally writers attend such events to pitch their work to agents and publishers. It’s a great opportunity for those of us trying to get...