Book Marketing in Five - How to get your book noticed fast
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Book Marketing in Five - How to get your book noticed fast

Learn how to market your book online and boost your visibility credibility, and sales.
4.5 (6 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
45 students enrolled
Created by Eunice Nisbett
Last updated 11/2013
English [Auto-generated]
Price: $29.99
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 23 mins on-demand audio
  • 1 article
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • By the end of this course you will be able to effectively market your book online and increase your visibility
  • Learn techniques for turning your book into an online business that works for you
  • Understand how to identify the audience for your book
  • Learn the key components of an author's blog that sells
  • Effectively use social media to reach more readers and increase your impact
  • Organize your lucrative virtual book tour that captivates new readers and increases book sales
  • Internet Access
  • Author

Are you a new or aspiring author who does not know where to start with marketing your book? Then this course is for you.

When you wrote your book, little did you realize that you would need to market it in order for it to reach your audience. You might have published on Amazon and left it there, thinking it would market itself. But, hey, what a rude awakening when you realized that your book would not simply sell itself. To add to your frustrations, you have discovered that there is such a maze of information out there, that you do not even know where to start.

If the above is true then this Course if for you. Learn how to promote your book online and get your book noticed fast.

Who this course is for:
  • Authors, Aspiring Authors, and Writers
Course content
Expand all 28 lectures 01:17:31
+ Get Set! Market!
2 lectures 02:35

Welcome to this Introductory Course, Book Marketing in Five. In this introductory lecture we outline the Course Objectives and set the pace. Book Marketing in Five is designed to help you take your book marketing to the next level, and get your book noticed.

Preview 01:23
Meet Your Instructor
+ Module 1 -- Marketing your Book - Your Audience
4 lectures 08:35

In this first Module we drill down, to help you identify, find, locate, and reach your audience. Here we invite you to think about your reasons for writing your book, that special group you will be reaching out to.Complete the related exercises in the training manual to help you identify your audience.

Preview 03:18

This lecture takes you closer home to finding that special group of people who will read your book.

Preview 02:09

This lecture wraps up our discussions in Module 1 on identifying and locating your audience. Go ahead and take the Quiz now.

Wrapping it Up - Reaching your Audience

Were you able to identify your target audience for your book? Take this short quiz to recap what you have covered in Module 1.

Module 1 -- Sharing your message
4 questions
+ Module 2 - Your Launch Pad/Blog
5 lectures 15:07

Every creature needs a home and your book needs a home, a special place where your readers can find you and your book. That place is your website. For your online book marketing efforts to be successful, you must have a blog. It is your home on the web, your hub, your space on the Internet. It is the center of the author's platform. In this Module you will learn the necessary components for your blog and the other necessary features.We will touch on creating your online brand and building your list. Do remember to download your training manual, make notes and complete the exercises.


Here we touch on your choices:

  • or
  • Author blog or book blog
Preview 02:50

What are the essential components of an author's blog? This module helps you check the status of your blog.

Components of a Blog

Enhance your blog's functionality by adding the features mentioned in this Lecture.

Blog Features

Your website or blog is your home on the Web and represents you. This lecture wraps us our discussion for Module 2. It's time for your Quiz!

Wrapping Up - Your Home on the Web

The blog is at the center of the author's online world. Do you recall the components and features of a blog?

Module 2 - Your Launch Pad/Blog
4 questions
+ Module 3 - Expand Your Networks with Social Media Marketing
7 lectures 24:57

With the dawn of Internet, marketing your book does not have to be restricted to your local market. Social media marketing allows you to reach wider audiences with your book and your writing. In this Module we look at creating your online social media brand. If you have not yet done so, download the Training Manual and complete the exercises. You will gain the greatest benefit from the course by doing so.


How would you define social media marketing? Check out my favorite definition in this lecture.

Social Media Marketing

Wondering how to benefit from a LinkedIn profile? This lecture will help.

LinkedIn - The Cheese and Wine Party

Who said FaceBook is only for young people? Learn how Facebook can enhance your book marketing efforts.

Networking on FaceBook

Of all the social media platforms, I love this little bird:). Here are some tips to get you going.

Twitter for Authors

I suppose you never thought of Amazon Author Central as a social media platform. Well, check out this lecture to see how you can put it to work in marketing your books.

Amazon Author Central

Wrapping up social media marketing with a reminder to be social.

Wrap Up - Be Social

Do authors need social media marketing? Use this quiz to test your understanding of the benefits of social media networking.

Module 3. Expand Your Networks with Social Media Marketing
4 questions
+ Module 4 - Creating and Re-purposing Your Content
4 lectures 12:16
Introduction - Your Message, Your Content

Now how do you write your content to benefit your readers and how can you generate your content? Help is here in this Lecture.

Structuring and Generating Your Content

Some thoughts on how you can re-use your content.

Repurposing your Content

Wrapping it up. Boost your credibility, become an expert.

Then Quiz time!

Wrap Up - Become an Expert
Quiz 4: Module 4: Creating and Re-purposing Your Content
4 questions
+ Going on Tour
4 lectures 11:02

Ready to take your book global. In this lecture I show you how to get ready for your tour.

Preparing to go on tour

Time to go on tour. Here we look at coordinating your tour. What do you need to know and do?

Coordinating your Tour

Bringing it all together and what to do beyond your virtual book tour.

Wrap Up - Engaging your Audience while on Tour
Module 5: Going on Tour
4 questions
+ Bringing It All Together
2 lectures 02:59
Summary - Marketing your Book for increased visibility and sales

In this area you will find your Training Manual which includes checklists and a list of resources.