5 Ways to Market Your New Book Without Social Media

Helpful information for authors on a budget who want to promote their work.

Lori Crane

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Congratulation on your new book! After months and months (sometimes years and years), you’ve released your baby into the great wide unknown. It’s like sending your four-year-old off to preschool, isn’t it? Well, pat yourself on the back and breathe a big, heavy sigh of relief. Done?

Okay, now the REAL work begins.

Carefully remove your author hat and replace it with your marketing hat. Nobody cares more about your book than you do, and even though it is undoubtedly the most brilliant work of literature to ever hit the globe, no one will know about it unless you tell them.

I’m sure you already have a blog, a Twitter account, a Facebook page, a website, among others. You are the king/queen of social media and all your friends and family already know about your book. What do you do…

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Capturing History Challenge – Week 1

What a great and interesting idea. Perhaps in a couple of weeks or so I’ll be able to come with a picture or two to contribute. Thanks for sharing and opening this challenge. have a great day.

Ed Mooney Photography

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Its finally here and I am really excited about this. Heritage week has been in full swing in Ireland since last Saturday. And the response to last week Challenge  has been amazing. I had half expected that I would be the only one posting for this, but the amount of support has blown me away. The idea behind this challenge is to raise the awareness of people to the fact that our little world is filled with fantastic history and heritage, which is sadly forgotten about and ignored or destroyed. I also hope that this challenge can continue on a weekly basis, with your support, and that we can all learn about new and interesting places and some of the history behind them

So for our inaugural week we have four+ heritage related images from near and far. Each one is unique in its own right and tells a great…

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Life is Life

Tony A. Smith

Life is Life

I am excited to let everyone know that my new book Life is Life” is now available on Amazon for pre-ordering and will be published on September 3rd.  This new book will also be available soon at Barnes and Noble and other online stores.

Your faith will be bolstered as you read of these stories of divine intervention, letters from heaven, and answered prayers.  Life propels us forward from the day we are born.  Every day is an opportunity to clinch on to hope and hold on as tight as we can.  Each day gives us a chance to learn something amazing and life-changing from the greatest teacher in the world called life. I hope you will enjoy this inspirational collection of stories and poems that will lift you up and encourage, inspire and strengthen your walk in this life.

Check out the link below.

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Another email arrived today…

A great, humorous short story. Wait for the punchline: it’s worth it.

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

This story happened a while ago in Dublin , and even though it sounds like an Alfred
Hitchcock tale, it’s supposedly true.


John Bradford, a Dublin University student, was on the side of the road hitchhiking on
a very dark night and in the midst of a big storm. The night was rolling on and no car went by. The storm was so strong he could hardly see a few feet ahead of him. Suddenly, he saw a car slowly coming towards him and stopped.

John, desperate for shelter and without thinking about it, got into the car and closed the door only to realize there was nobody behind the wheel and the engine wasn’t on. The car started moving slowly. John looked at the road ahead and saw a curve approaching. Scared, he started to pray, begging for his life.

Then, just before the car hit the curve…

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