Marketing My Book, I Need Help

Richard157
By Richard157 Latest Reply 2010-04-03 16:16:53 -0500
Started 2010-03-31 17:41:20 -0500

45 copies of my book have been sold and three nice reviews have been written on my amazon page. I want to try and reach out to more diabetics than see my posts on the diabetes websites.

I am going to get a discussion started on the college campus where I used to teach. I will try to get an interview started on a radio station in my city (Kingston, NY) and I want to have the book placed in local libraries. I will approach the local Barnes and Noble bookstore soon.

I am trying to find other markets for the book either online, or elsewhere. Does anyone have any ideas?


5 replies

ptsparkle
ptsparkle 2010-04-01 17:16:34 -0500 Report

There are several "free" places to sell your book. Here are just a few:
craigslist, usfreeads, corkin.com. Just search for the categorie/s that might be helpful, and post away.
Jim

salmanda
salmanda 2010-03-31 20:42:35 -0500 Report

Many websites have ads on the side and top of the page.
Perhaps check with sites like ADA, Web MD, etc. to see about placing an ad there. Perhaps you could see if there are any doctor's offices that might be interested in selling them to their diabetic patients. Many conferences I have been to have an area where books are sold, too so maybe a conference for the AMA or ADA would be a good place to sell your book.
Good luck!
Sal :)

kdroberts
kdroberts 2010-03-31 18:58:08 -0500 Report

I requested my local library order it and I'll ask another couple. Don't know if they will, funding is tight, but it is certainly a different sort of book that would be of interest to people.

If you want to get a huge audience you could look at doing a facebook add, not sure how much they cost though. http://www.facebook.com/advertising/

Harlen
Harlen 2010-03-31 18:54:09 -0500 Report

Hi Richard
thats a hard one.
Maybe do a book sining????
Every one love to meet the righter?
Offer the books sined on here and DD as well as other sites?
We all love you and would love to have your book if its sined and we dont have to pay shipping two ways?
Get some endorsments????
I do wish you luck
Harlen

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