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10. Price book competitively in your genre.
11. Make your book look like it is good value for price – it’s all about perceived value in minds of buyers.
12. Don’t write for yourself – write for end buyer. Fulfill a need for them or make them feel better.
13. Think of corporate market when you are writing. Make a list of corporations that can benefit from your book, and then contact them.
14. Submit your book to book clubs at least six months before you publish.
15. Find an agent who sells to gift market.
16. Find an agent who sells foreign rights.
17. Find an agent who sells to display market.
18. Don’t be afraid to offer large discounts on nonreturnable sales.
19. Seek licensing agreements – they are a great source of income for no work on your part.
A professionally designed book opens many doors while an amateurish appearance closes many doors. It is vitally important that you invest in your book at beginning to create sales in long term. Plan for publicity and marketing before you print your books – printing is not final expense in your marketing plan. It is beginning. You can have best book in world, but if no one knows about it, no one will buy it.
Create a book that buyers just can’t resist.
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