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Lindsay Buroker on why you’re not selling a lot of books.

Posted by Charles Gray on December 12, 2014

It’s an old post, but bears reblogging: Lindsay Buroker talks about why you aren’t selling a lot of books.

This is important– the old statement that “I’m into writing, not marketing” does not apply to self-published authors.  Nor, increasingly, does it apply to authors who are published through a traditional publisher.  The upside of the new publishing paradigm is that it’s easy to get your book out there. The down side is that its easy for everyone else to do that and you have to be willing to work to make certain other people know about your book.

Here’s the relevant post:

Let’s do a troubleshooting post today. I’ve had a few emails from new e-publishers wondering how they can sell more ebooks.

If you follow this blog, you know I’m not a huge seller, but my earnings have certainly improved a lot since I got started in December (if I lived somewhere with more affordable housing than Seattle, I might even be making my house payment by now *g*), so I’ll take a shot at offering some advice here. I like lists, so let’s call it…

7 Reasons You’re Not Selling Many Ebooks

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