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Putting Nick Stevenson’s Marketing Steps into Place

I mentioned in another blog that Nick Stevenson has steps to get readers to sign up to the author’s mailing list.

I put his steps into place for my Sensing Danger series, such as offering the first in the series Free so my readers could find me without a cost to them, then if they finished the story and liked it, they could sign up to my mailing list and receive the second in the series as a thank you for singing up.

I updated the cover for book 1, created the covers for book 2 and 3, and uploaded to Smashwords and Amazon.

The ebook series is now available in Smashwords and rolled out to the other sites. Continue reading

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Finding Your Readers By Writing Series

I have heard everyone say over the past five years that you must know your readers, advertise to your readers and build an Email List to advise your readers of your latest publications. Yes, it works for non fiction but not so much for fiction.

I know from various places that quoted impressive numbers of pages opened, pages read, pages where links were clicked, etc, that Email Lists are the best advertising to existing readers. Note the word existing readers, not new readers.

So, I have been reading up on how to get one of these Email Lists going before I can figure out who are my readers. Continue reading