Book Launches: Budgeting for a Bestseller 

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This is the part during book launch planning where Negative Nancy’s and Debbie Downers usually come out to play. They’ll tell you that a book marketing program involves costs you can’t recover. They’ll tell you it takes big teams and big bucks to see any kind of return on your investment (ROI). They’ll tell you it’s not what you know but rather whom you know that gets results.

Well, tell that to the growing list of self-published wordsmiths who are killing it in sales and blasting their way up bestseller lists with almost no money and zero connections. Ask the likes of Hugh Howey, Mark Dawson, Nick Stephenson, Joanna Penn, and Amanda Hocking whether they started with big budgets and relationships with influencers.

We’ll save you the time: you’ll hear a resounding “no

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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