Is Your Book Bad? Or Is Your Book Marketing Bad? by Heidi Thorne

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  1. Peggy W profile image95
    Peggy Wposted 14 months ago

    We all benefit from Heidi's expertise when it comes to her knowledge about publishing books, and related topics.  Learn more here: … keting-Bad

    1. Brenda Arledge profile image81
      Brenda Arledgeposted 14 months agoin reply to this

      It's interesting to know that marketing habits count more.

      I think this is an area I would fail in if I self publish a book.

  2. janshares profile image96
    jansharesposted 14 months ago

    Thanks for sharing Heidi's article, Peggy. I've been watching her videos and reading a lot of her work and this was one was extremely informative for me as I just self-published my first book! She has a wealth of information, especially for the debut author. I can attest to what she's saying about how important the marketing is, no matter the quality of the book. It really is a business. I've been super busy the last couple weeks emailing, posting on social media, etc. It's a lot of work but it's exciting. I'm so glad I came across Heidi's articles at the right time.

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    2. TessSchlesinger profile image60
      TessSchlesingerposted 14 months ago

      As I'm about to write fiction again ebooks again (10 year break), I've been looking to see what is new on marketing. I never market, and it is my downfall.

      I didn't learn anything useful from the article.

      That said, I do have a plan, and I'm hoping it is going to work.

    3. Pamela99 profile image91
      Pamela99posted 14 months ago

      Heidi, your article are so informative and this one was no exception. I appreciate Peggy posting this on the Feed. I found this article to be very interesting.

    4. Jodah profile image90
      Jodahposted 14 months ago

      Thank you for sharing this, Peggy, and to Heidi for the informative article. Yes, great books can flounder and never be read due to poor marketing, and the opposite is true as well.

      I am discouraged from publishing my work, which is mainly poetry, to to the niche being one that won't make a lot of money no matter how much time you devote to promotion. I think it is more lucrative for me to write poetry as a ghostwriter for other people..children's books etc.

    5. Chuck profile image84
      Chuckposted 14 months ago

      Thanks for sharing this article Peggy.  Both the article and embedded YouTube were interesting and useful.  I really appreciated the information am consideration trying my hand at writing and self publishing a book myself.

    6. Peggy W profile image95
      Peggy Wposted 14 months ago

      I am happy that Heidi's tips are aiding some people with what it takes to become successful at marketing their books.  It is a lot of work!

    7. MsDora profile image93
      MsDoraposted 9 months ago

      Heidi is the real deal when it comes to information about self-publishing. I've learned some really important lessons on the topic from her. This article is a must-read. Thanks, Heidi. Thanks Peggy.

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