Book Marketing For Authors : Save Time & Sell More Books
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Book Marketing For Authors : Save Time & Sell More Books

How to Market, Sell Your Books and Build Your Author Platform without Wasting Time, Energy or Time
2.7 (13 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
3,426 students enrolled
Created by Mayowa Ajisafe
Last updated 3/2015
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 27 mins on-demand audio
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
Know how to sell your books without wasting time, energy or money again
Go out there and find your target book audience and readers because in this course, you will learn how to do that
Use social media as a book marketing tool without wasting time or energy
Build your email list of targeted book readers and audience
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Requirements
  • An author website or blog
  • An email list system
  • At least a published book or a book yet to be published
Description

Marketing can be a tricky job for you as an authors, and when you consider the fact that there is too much of information out there online on what to do as well as varying, and sometimes, confusing marketing tips and strategies that does nothing but leave you more confused than ever before on what to do among all these load and tons of “to dos”.

As an author, time probably is in short supply, and you should ask yourself this question – Is what I’m doing to get my books out there working at all?

If it’s not working, then the best thing to do is to forget about those things you are doing with no results at all, and find something else that works.

But the question is -what works?

Chances are that you are happier when writing books but when it comes to marketing and promoting your books, then the story will change and there is this blank and clueless feeling when you remember the need to market and sell your book.

Let the truth be said, most of what most authors will do whenever book marketing comes up are just mere wastes of time and energy. Some of these include spending countless hours on Twitter, , buying reviews, and soliciting reviews from Amazon top reviewers, review exchange (this took lots of my time when I was new on Goodreads and with no result to show for it), and many more methods like that.

But most of the time, all of these are purely waste of time and energy.

So, what should you be doing instead of all these?

The goal of course is simple—to show authors like you what book marketing is, and how to go about it without wasting time, energy or money doing what will never bring any tangible result.

If you’re new to book marketing or will like to have more of some basic knowledge of book marketing, then this course is simple and explainable enough to teach you how to get your book out there in the hands of your target book audience without wasting time, money or energy.

Who is the target audience?
  • Authors, Aspiring Authors, and Writers – both from the fiction and non-fiction side
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Curriculum For This Course
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The 80/20 No Wasting of Time and Energy Way to Sell More Books
1 Lecture 08:51

The no wasting of time,energy or money way to book marketing

The 80/20 Guide to Book Marketing
08:51
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Why you need an author website and how you can use it to sell more books
1 Lecture 09:44

Why you need and author website and how to use it to sell more books

Why you need an author website and how you can use it to sell more books
09:44
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Building Your Email List To Sell More Books
1 Lecture 11:28

How to build your email list and how to use it to sell more books

How To Build Your email list and use it to sell more books
11:28
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How To Find Your Book Buyers Without Wasting Time
1 Lecture 05:48

How to find your book buyers

How to find your book buyers without wasting time money or energy
05:48
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Using Social Media To Find Your Book Buyers
2 Lectures 19:20

How to use social media as a book marketing tool

How to find your book readers using social media
15:28

Final Words
03:52
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Bonus Audio Interviews
2 Lectures 27:17
What Is The Best Book Marketing Strategies And Tactics
17:20

How To Reach Out And Find Your Target Book Buyers
09:57

What are the 4 ways to a no time, energy or money wasting to book marketing
1 question

Why is an author website an important thing to build your platform?
1 question

What are the ways you can use to reach more of your target book audience?
1 question

Share how you are using social media right now to market and promote your books
1 question
About the Instructor
Mayowa Ajisafe
3.1 Average rating
27 Reviews
4,328 Students
2 Courses
Author,Book Writing, Marketing And Business Coach

Mayowa Ajisafe is an author, social media and online marketing consultant as well as an astute online entrepreneur and lifelong student in the game of writing and publishing.

On a typical day you can find him writing, working on his latest business idea, helping authors sell their books as well as working tending his expanding online business empire. Mayowa published his first book in 2011 and also started blogging to share his writing and book marketing experience with authors, and was instantly hooked. Since then he's written, published and sell many books including that of other authors as well. Always on the lookout for ways to work smarter and reach, more book readers to sell more books and grow a large book audience for authors. As you can probably tell from the book, he gets excited about this stuff and wants to help other authors find success with their books.