Marketing is More Than Social Media

When I first self-published, I set the book to pre-order and grew more excited as the release date grew closer. I think I sold about 2 or 3 copies in the first month It was a bit of a let-down. I underestimated how much marketing I needed to do. I knew I needed to market it, but Facebook and Twitter were a far as I went. I didn’t know what else to do. Asking students on my Creative Writing course for advice, resulted in one person suggesting I shouldn’t release my book, if I didn’t have confidence it was good enough to sell. It was my marketing skills I didn’t feel confident in though. You can…