This is a post by guest blogger, Joe Perry, intern at FinePrint Literary Management.
Keith Ogorek, the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Author Solutions and self-published author of two books, shared with aspiring writers seven secrets of successful self-published authors.
Successful self-published authors do the following:
- Can describe their audience
- Believe in their work
- Set a deadline
- Understand their goals and options.
- Know the power of social media
- Put together a marketing plan before publication
- Plan a book launch event
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