111 Tips to Market Your Book For Free – Part 2

19 Mar

In my first blog post about the upcoming e-book “111 Tips How to Market Your Book For Free” we looked at all the pre-publishing book marketing – something you can do, before you even start with the manuscript. Let’s assume you have been very busy writing your book, blogging and making lots of contacts. Now you just finished your book. See what you can do before the big book launch:


  1. Refine your book, edit, edit and edit some more
  2. Have an Editor correct and refine your manuscript
  3. Get your ISBN number and register your copyright
  4. Search for a graphic designer and e-book formatter
  5. Let your books interior design
  6. Create a brilliant book cover- that’s what people see first
  7. Choose the right category / genre and sub-genre for your book
  8. Get a W-7 Form (if not USA taxed)
  9. Let your e-book professionally convert and upload
  10. Contact e-book stores to submit your book (B&N, Kobo, Apple)
  11. Create an author account at Amazon and on Goodreads
  12. Create your book page there too
  13. Submit your book to the Library of Congress (USA only)
  14. Get customer orders for special pre-launch sale
  15. Invite more reviewers for your book
  16. Create Flickr & Pinterest accounts
  17. Submit photos of your book cover image there
  18. Create a slide show and/or video book trailer
  19. Join more social networks & automate submissions
  20. Get inexpensive promotion help at
  21. Create free author pages on Goodreads, Wattpad, Script, Bibliophil, Shelfari etc.
  22. Research media contacts and prepare Press Releases
  23. Spruce up your website and blog for your book launch
  24. Participate in Carnival of the Indies blog carnival
  25. Comment on other blogs and write lots of guest blogs
  26. Submit your blogs including an URL link to e-Zines
  27. Announce your upcoming book for free on Mobileread, Bookmarketingnetwork etc.
  28. Ask your friends to “Like”, “Thumbs up” & “Listmania” your book on Amazon
  29. Get interviews at Radio /TV stations and newspapers or on blogs
  30. Befriend influential book bloggers for even more reviews and articles
  31. Contact local bookstores for book signings
  32. Get a business card with an image of your book and sales link
  33. Place the books’ cover image & description on your Google+ site
  34. Get lots and lots of friends, followers and people in your circles on social media sites – at least  several thousand, as you need lots of audience to spread the word about your new book!

Book marketing & interacting with your readers can be a lot of fun. Get more tips here in this blog and through our books and learn how to do it the smart (not the hard) way. Stay tuned for more… or even better:  SIGN UP to get the free blog post regularly. 



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3 responses to “111 Tips to Market Your Book For Free – Part 2

  1. Edward Smith

    March 21, 2012 at 10:12 am

    Yes, getting interviews on radio and TV is the way to make it to the top and become famous as an expert your field fast. Thanks, Edward Smith.

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