Book marketing

Interview with Azmina Jiwa, author of FREEDOM to Be Me

Azmina Jiwa

Azmina Jiwa started writing her book five years ago. Four chapters in, she got stuck. It would have been so easy for her to put it aside, never to do anything with it, but she took action to make it happen. She engaged myself and the Librotas team for help with every part of the process. We…

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How can I market my book and my business?

Are you feeling time poor, stretched to your limit and know you need to have a more effective way to market your book, yourself and your business? Perhaps you have thought about writing a book or have started writing it, but now the book writing process seems to be getting in the way of marketing,…

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How to make an impact with your book cover, title and the first few words!

Throughout August, we’ve been running the 10,000 Word Summer Book Challenge. We’ve had dozens of clients who have been working on their book; some in the early stages and others finishing their manuscript. The second webinar of the month was an ‘Ask The Book Mentor’ session, and I was asked the following question: How do I…

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How is your back-end looking?

I’ve had a few conversations with clients who are struggling with their back-end. No I’m not being rude! I mean that the supporting elements of their business that need to work effectively that will help with their book marketing. When I talk about your back-end, I mean things like: Your sales funnel List building process…

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Book promotion for non-business books

I talk a lot about writing a ‘business building’ book. That’s because many of our clients are business owners. They want their book to help them to reach more clients, make a bigger difference, as well as building their credibility and expert status. But what if you simply want to tell your story or share…

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7 ways writing a book can save you time

If I had a pound for every time someone said to me “I want to write a book, but I don’t have time to do it”, then I’d be a very rich woman! Don’t get me wrong, writing a book is a big thing to do. And sometimes it does feel hard to carve out…

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It’s never too early to start marketing your book

It’s never too early to start marketing your book. We actively encourage clients to shout about their book before they’ve started to write it, and to continue their promotion for many months and years after its launch. This is the best way to maximise sales, reach more people, and achieve the best success with your book.  In…

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What does a book mentor do?

On Wednesday 14 February, I’m going to tell you more about what I love to do! At 1pm GMT, please join me and my colleague Sheryl Andrews for the first Ask the Book Mentor webinar of the year. You can ask us any question you like about planning, writing, publishing or marketing a business building book.…

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How to write a book that sells

It’s not enough to write your book, put it on Amazon and hope that someone is going to buy it. Although you can turn your knowledge, wisdom and even your story into a book, it needs a great outline, a great structure, a great hook and ultimately a great idea to become a book that…

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