5 Top Ways to Market Your eBook

These days with the prevalence of e-readers, writing an eBook is almost a no-brainer for anyone trying to tap into the writing world. 
5 top ways to market your e-book will show you some effective ways to market your book, once the hard graft of the writing is done. 

e-Books are a great way to get your foot in the door if you’re just starting to try to get work published as a writer, or to promote yourself as an authority within your blogging niche (if you’re a blogger). However for your eBook to catch on it has to be marketed well. Once you’ve written and published your eBook use these techniques to get the word out about it.

Email a free copy of your e-Book to all subscribers
Whether you’re planning on offering your eBook for free to readers or on charging a fee, you should send out either a sample from your eBook or a full copy to everyone on your email list. This makes it easy for others to pass it on to people on their own email list and allows you to give subscribers an exclusive sneak peek of the book before you officially put it out on your website. 

Include a link to your e book on all social media sites

Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon… you should use all of these, and any other social media you are a part of, to promote your newly published eBook. Social media has the power to reach millions of people with little effort on your part past the initial marketing, making it an absolute addition to your marketing campaign.

Make your eBook an audiobook

Turning your eBook into an audiobook gives you yet another advantage to appeal to an even bigger audience because it allows you to submit the audiobook to places like Audible.com and iTunes. Having multiple downloadable formats of your eBook will only serve to benefit you and your potential readers.

Send out a press release when your e-Book is launched

Press releases are great ways to drum up attention for you eBook because you are able to use them in a multitude of ways. Email out the press release to your email list, post a copy on your blog or website, and submit a copy to relevant industry blogs and websites that are willing to post it for you to ensure you reach a large number of people within your target audience.

Guest post for other bloggers to promote your ebook

Guest posting will likely always be one of the best marketing tools you can use when it comes to anything being published online. This doesn’t mean you should write a purely promotional article regarding your eBook as your guest post because other bloggers typically reject those types of posts, however you should link to your eBook within the post so that the readers can easily click over to it.
Without successful marketing campaigns your eBook sales or downloads will suffer. It’s important to take advantage of as many methods as possible. These are just a few great ways to market your eBook to relevant audience members.

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About the Author:

This guest post is contributed by Debra Johnson, blogger and editor of nanny payroll.
She welcomes your comments at her email Id: - jdebra84 @ gmail.com.



Icy BC June 20, 2012 at 2:18 PM  

Fantastic idea for anyone with an eBook in this very competitive market!

Anne Lyken-Garner June 20, 2012 at 5:56 PM  

Thanks Icy. You're right. This is becoming as competitive as blogging at the moment.

Charlene October 12, 2012 at 7:18 PM  

Great idead. The great thing about this form of marketing used for selling Ebooks, is that you don't have to pay to do it. There are hundreds of quality free blogging websites that you can use to begin creating these eBook marketing blogs.

Anne's a published author, freelance writer and experienced editor. She's just signed her second publishing contract this year with 2 separate publishing houses. You can hire her or see her available books in the side panel on the right.
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