Month: December 2014

  • The Combined Book Team December 19, 2014

    As our special thank you for being one of our readers please use the coupon code SANTA for 50% off The American Library Association Annual Conference. Display your book or Ebook for industry professionals and librarians for half the price! You’ll also receive 50% off our 2015 membership for a total savings of at least $150! Wishing you a happy holiday filled with success for you and your books!  
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    The Combined Book Team December 18, 2014

    By Keely Brooke Keith As a new author releasing my first book, I was warned that unless my book is being released by one of the Big Five (it’s not) with a hefty marketing budget (nowhere close to hefty) I should be prepared to work for my readership. I was also warned that the initial burst of sales would consist of people I had reached through my blogging efforts and social media, the book’s pre-release marketing, and largely people who knew me personally, and at about the 6-week mark, sales might stagnant. I decided to try my own marketing push six-weeks…
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    The Combined Book Team December 12, 2014

    Author Signing or Event Services – CBE Authors Central Author events such as signings and book readings can be a great way to connect with readers and reach another audience. But how do you get your own author event? There are several options, whether you can spend money on a dedicated are at a major trade show or fair, or you want to set up a smaller local signing or event, there are many avenues to choose from if you know where to look. I’ve done signings at trade shows like American Library Association Annual, conventions like NY…
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