What is the best place to promote a self-published book?

  1. bookkus profile image72
    bookkusposted 5 years ago

    What is the best place to promote a self-published book?

    Online would be the preferable answer.

  2. Ronilo Blanca profile image66
    Ronilo Blancaposted 5 years ago

    better to promote it on social network like facebook

  3. dashingscorpio profile image88
    dashingscorpioposted 5 years ago

    A lot of it depends on the type of book it is as well as the target audience. Most authors start off with trying to generate as much (free) publicity as possible starting with sending books out to be reviewed (magazines, newspapers, independent reviewers such as Midwest Book Review)
    You may consider joining the Kindle Select Program where you offer your book as a free download for 5 promotional days. The ideal is that many people will download it and spread the word to their friends to buy it.
    Submit your book to reputable book award contests such as ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Award, Independent Publishers Awards IPPY, and Readers Favorite. (note there are fees to enter your book into these contests)
    Having a press release can also generate buzz but it requires a small investment.
    Sign up to receive email alerts from HARO (Help A Reporter Out) and Radioguestlist.com These sites are designed to help media people and experts/authors/entertainers and others to connect. A lot of them will be POD cast radio shows but nonetheless it's still a way to promote your book if it is related to their topic.
    You can also check out meetup.com to find book clubs where you might offer to come and speak.
    If your book is a self-help book you can create a workshop/seminar around it or create a class for community colleges continuing education department. You can also create online classes for ed2go.com or learning annex.
    Be an exhibitor at a trade show, book fair, or industry related show.
    Offer to do a program/class, or hold a meeting in your local public library on something related to your book. Libraries and local community venues are always looking to fill their calendars.
    Write blogs/hubs, use twitter, facebook, your own website, linkedin, and network with other authors. Below are some links for stuff related to my book.
    http://dashingscorpio.hubpages.com/hub/ … ingmindset
    http://www.amazon.com/Cat-Wont-Bark-Rel … 1468104721 (note: Editorial reviews) - Best of luck!

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)