The term promotion means different things to different people, but the simple understanding is doing whatever it takes to get your book the attention it deserves!
If you watch my video series Its Your Business you will learn about Types of Business. There are Corporations, Limited Liability Corporation, Partnership, and Doing Business As (DBA). I favor the DBA because it costs less, easier to establish, and requires less reporting.
One of the first items of discussion when speaking of your business is the name of your business. To help you I will provide a very brief summary of my business name:
I’ve put together a series of videos collectively called It’s Your Business. These videos are FREE and helpful.
There is a television ad for toilet paper that caught my imagination. It’s for Charmin and involves three bears: Papa bear, mama bear, and their son. These cute commercials usually end with the motto ‘Enjoy the Go’. It got me to thinking. What if we changed that to a motto for our career and said, Enjoy the Do’ or something like that?
Writers: Would you be interested in FREE seminar on It’s Your Business?
Chances are you’re thinking I’m not interested in a business; I just want to write and sell books. But surprise, writing books is a business!
You wrote your book; got it edited, proofed, and published. Then you discovered a glaring error.
As a disclaimer I have never received a rejection slip because I have never used traditional publishers. As an Indie publisher I have the ultimate power or authority and I can exercise that authority over when my book is published. I may change my mind, but if I want it published it gets published.
I knew nothing about writing other than I wanted to write books, novels in particular. My first step in my journey actually took place as a child. I liked to daydream and I had a good imagination. I would adopt characters from television and I would become that character, then I would fight the bad guys. I was a hero both on Earth and in outer space. But transitioning to a teenager I started writing my stories.