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Every book requires a thoughtful marketing plan. Unsure how to start promoting your title? Find out what book-marketing tactics have worked for authors like you.

Film Adaptation

"One day, I was sitting in my office and I realized I have accomplished so much that I wanted the next level of success. I decided to pick up the phone and started calling producers, and the rest is history," says John Borgstedt, whose book I Love you Mom was recently brought to life as a movie.


Author John Lyman says the most successful thing that he has done to market and sell his book God's Lions is making the book available for downloadon Amazon's Kindle eReader. Learn how an affordable eBook option fits into your overall marketing plan.

iPad Apps

Keep up with cutting-edge trends. AuthorHouse Senior Marketing Consultant Dan Heise tells how an iPad application can be a powerful marketing tool for your book.

Online Video

Video is quickly becoming the hot way for authors to market their books. Online videos give authors a new way to connect with potential readers and share their story with an audience eager to view new and exciting content.

Book Signings

How can your book make an impact amid the volume of new books released each year? Book signigns not only allow you to get copies of your book into readers' hands, but also to connect face-to-face with your target audience.

Winning Awards

Winning a literary contest can be valuable for your book marketing campaign because it adds credibility and notability to your cause. Luckily, becoming an award-winning writer has never been easier for self-published authors.