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Intro to the class10:48
Tips 1 and 29:10
Tips 3 and 412:50
Tips 10 and 1110:33
Week 2: Tips 12 and 1314:40
Week 2: Tips 14, 15 and 1610:37
Week 2: Tip 173:49
Week 2: Tips 18 and 198:57
Week 2: Tips 20 and 219:38
Final video - What to do next.1:46
About This Class
"Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered -- either by themselves or by others" - Mark Twain
Spread the Word about Your Book:
You've finished writing your book. Congratulations! But now what? What comes after finishing the book is just as important - letting the world know about your new (or old) book!
(Laura speaking to publishers and authors in Seattle at Book Publishers Northwest)
The WHY Behind This Class:
The biggest challenge for any writer is to let people know their book exists. In this class, we'll cover actionable tips and techniques that you can use to find new readers in places far outside of your current network.
Who This Class is for:
This class is for writers who are looking to craft a plan of attack to promote their books, to give their books the best chance of succeeding in an increasing crowded self-publishing market, and to find new readers who will love their work.
What You Will Need:
- a finished book, or one in the works. This class is for fiction and non fiction authors.
- a basic understanding of self-publishing (ideally you have your book published on Amazon etc. already). We will not be touching on the logistics of publishing eBooks or print on demand.
- to set aside 1-3 hours a week to craft your marketing plan.
What You'll Create:
The class covers strategies and ideas that I have used to coach self-published authors for over three years on the launch of 50+ books, along with actionable insight on how to use them. The 21 tips we'll cover in class will help inform and inspire both fiction and non-fiction authors to come up with a fresh and creative plan to place your book in front of new, relevant audiences.
We'll break down complicated topics and make them easier to tackle! My aim is to help you feel a new breath of life and to find a rhythm that makes book marketing enjoyable, and not at all like an uncomfortable chore you dread doing!
Laura Pepper Wu, founder of the award-winning book studio 30 Day Books, is a self-published author of several Amazon best-sellers and a publicist for both fiction and non-fiction authors. She also runs Ladies Who Critique, a site for writers looking for critique partners, and is editor of the new digital magazine, The Write Life. Laura's writing has appeared in CNN Asia, European Union publications, Graduate Magazine, and more.
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Very concise and helpful. Loved the cost and I believe she delivers well above the cost of the class. Thank you. It was just what I needed to hear.
I learned so much about marketing my book. So many practical ideas that are not even hard to do. The pace was quick and never dragged. I would recommend it to every author because you quickly learn that writing the book is only the beginning.Looks of great links and references. Really, you can take this information as far as you want to.
Laura here! I'm first and foremost a writer, but also the co-founder of 30 Day Books, an independent press and book marketing studio in Seattle. I've personally overseen 50+ book launches and marketing campaigns for independent authors and small press (here are some authors that I've had the pleasure of working with). I've written 8 Amazon best-selling eBooks, and I frequently write and speak about independent publishing and book marketing.
I'm also the founder of Ladies Who Critique, Editor of The Write Life Magazine, and a member of The Young Entrepreneur Council. I love the ever-changing writing, publishing and entrepreneurial worlds, and I'm honored to have received several awards for my work in the publishing community.
Outside of work? I'm a coffee-addicted, dog-loving yogi! I read a lot, enjoy outdoor life here in Seattle (even when the weather doesn't cooperate) and have recently taken up jazz-singing lessons. We all need a challenge in life sometimes, right? :)