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Marketing on a budget

by Ros Jay

  • 10 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by International Thomson Pub. Europe in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Marketing -- Management.,
    • Marketing -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementRos Jay.
      SeriesMarketing toolkits series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5415.13 .J39 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 216 p. ;
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL438812M
      ISBN 101861521464
      LC Control Number98149152

        Your book cover design is your book's packaging -- a vital element of any author's marketing mix. You can't afford to slap a crappy cover on your book before sending it to print. And with the way books and e-books are often browsed online these days, it's extremely important that your cover sets the right tone and leaves the right impression. Promoting and marketing your books is vital to success. After all, readers can’t flock to you if they don’t know you exist. But promotion can be expensive, and all that overhead comes out of your pocket. Here are 10 ways to promote your book, even if you have no funds: 1. Guest blog posts. Despite the rumors, guest posts aren’t dead.

      Spending a little money on book promotion helps. “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half.” John Wanamaker. This above quote is a good reason many authors are reluctant to spend money on book marketing and author promotion.   Flyers are less expensive if you want to advertise bookstore or library events. Another effective use of your limited budget is book giveaways on sites like Goodreads or Amazon, which can at least get eyes on your book and raise awareness of its existence. Book publicists are professional book advocates with years of wisdom and experience.

      Marketing Activities. Website creation and maintenance ($0 – $15,) Social media plan and execution ($ – $2,/month) Public Relations activity ($ – $10,/month) Online author presence (Amazon, Google Books, Goodreads, etc.) (varies) Book Tour management (2 week tour: $50 to $; Book Trailer video: ($ to $+) Printing. This is true of book publishing, and especially true of book marketing. After all, us authors already have one of the best possible marketing tools at our disposal: our own writing skills. Here are five tips for using the power of the pen to market your book, even as an unknown, self-published author.


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Whilst especially pertinent to newly-published independent authors, it is also a handy reference for all authors/5(36). Promoting and marketing your book is essential for driving book sales, but can be a little expensive. Here are some practical, low-budget ways to promote your book without breaking the bank: Blog or Personal website: Blog about your experience throughout the process and leading up to your book.

Get a website makeover. You could easily spend $5, on an optimized site that’s designed to (1) get people on your Hire a publicist for a specific book or campaign. This is probably a viable option only if one of your books is quite Hire a digital marketing consultant.

An expert can help. Book Marketing Ideas Appealing to a Larger Audience. Some top ideas include making sure your book is available to readers.

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They say you have to spend money to make money, and that's certainly true of marketing. But if you've only got a small budget to market your business, these ideas for cheap or even free marketing can help you get the best bang for your limited buck.

Or, maybe you’re a marketing director that is just finally ready to take that hard look at your existing marketing budget to make sure that it REALLY is the most effective it can be.

Once you’ve got your marketing plan in place (see our last article for marketing plan advice and templates), you’ll need to nail down your marketing.

When you focus on these fundamentals of book marketing, you don’t need a huge budget or platform; you just need a good book and the courage to keep promoting it even when it doesn’t sell well or you get a bad review. The moment you give up is the moment you’ve lost. 7 Day Marketing for Non-Fiction Books on a Budget.

Become an Amazon Bestselling Author. Annika Utgaard. Follow. Jul 9, 9 min read. Photo by Joshua Earle on Unsplash. A mazon will handle the majority of the marketing of your book for you — or, rather, their algorithm will — if you time everything just right.

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Run a Contest with Your Book as an Award If you have a brand Facebook fan page, you can promote your book by running a contest. Get this from a library. Marketing on a budget.

[Rodney Overton; Martin Management (Firm); Parramatta Business Centre (Firm)] -- An ideal reference book for people in small business who wish to market their business cost effectively.

It contains over 40 case studies full of cost effective marketing. No amount of marketing can sell a bad book. Hire professional editors and commission top-quality cover design.

Cover design is the best place for an indie author to spend money. Your cover is your own billboard. It’s the book’s brand in brief. It has to carry most of the promotional load, and thus deserves most of the promotional budget.

A business may need a well-defined budgeting process in order to estimate its future financial situation and arrange for appropriate amounts of financing and personnel. Budgeting: A Comprehensive Guide provides clarity to the process by showing how to assemble a complete set of budgets, as well as supporting procedures, controls, and reports.

Guerilla marketing emphasizes creativity over budget, and strategies are often cheap and easy to implement, especially when localized. Broadcast your Twitter handle with sidewalk chalk, use an abandoned storefront as a canvas for street art, or plaster custom stickers on urban décor that makes those who stroll by look twice.

The secret to creating a high-impact marketing plan is to optimize your limited budget. A one-time radio ad blitz, a glossy brochure, or a shiny new website will quickly erode your budget and derail your marketing plans.

Use low-budget marketing to get your message out to your customers on a regular basis, and watch sales revenue grow.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jay, Ros.

Marketing on a budget. London ; Boston: International Thomson Pub. Europe, (OCoLC)