With a bit of imagination and initiative, you can gain publicity for your book without emptying your bank account.
Forget word-of-mouth publicity. Keeping your brand name from becoming a household name ensures your niche in the market.
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Land more writing clients by taking advantage of the latest (and easiest) marketing tool.
When you're trying to scare up publicity for your book, the media wants to know just one thing: Is it newsworthy? Of course it isyou just have to know how to sell it.
The old rules don't apply anymore. So what's an author gotta do to get noticed around here?
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A YA author deliberates on the debate surrounding her book's controversial theme.
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