It’s a great question—and one that our BookBaby publishing support team
fields many times each week.
The usual answer is both simple and vague: It depends. But it’s not a
copout answer. Book launches are never a one-size-fits-all kind of thing.
Your best promotion plan will depend on things like your genre, your
marketing budget, your timeline, and many other factors.
But there is one essential element to almost every single successful
launch: The author had a plan.
Author Shelley Hitz knows all about book launch plans. Shelley and her
husband together have published over 50 books in the last decade. We
asked her to share some book launch ideas in a recent BookBaby blog post.
It’s a great starting point for developing your own unique plan. You can
learn some of her ideas and tips right here.
Want some more writing tips? How about “buying a cat,” “staying up late,”
and “don’t drink”? The
Guardian compiled advice from great literary figures in a
recent column over here.
Whether you’re cataloging your next Humans of New Hampshire
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that stands out on the shelf. And even if
CreateSpace is no longer up to the task, we have an entire team ready
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With years of experience and thousands of titles under their belts, our
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overedit, whatever anyone says. I dare say I’ve never read a book
without finding a mistake, but when I see one in my own work, there’s
nothing that can make me feel good about it. Read