GET STARTED!

For Authors on a Budget: Share Your e-Book for Free

For many authors, the best (and cheapest) way to get your book off the ground is by self-publishing.  But once it is published what happens? What about distribution?  To start marketing your book, you can try promoting it initially as an e-Book.

Amazon is the most popular place for readers to buy books or e-Books.

Over the last few year e-Books have become increasingly popular because of their portability, price and ease of use.

Once your book is online and offered as an e-Book, there are many sites to promote your e-Book for free. If you are offering discounted pricing or free e-Books, many sites are perfect for you!

Why give-away your e-Book? Having short promotional periods during which you giveaway your e-Book can quickly create interest and spark the all-important word-of-mouth publicity! You get the buzz going, then perhaps offer the book for one dollar, and slowly raise the price after that.

Some places to promote your e-Book for free are:

Addicted to e-Books: the site is set up to help readers find low-cost e-Books

Author Marketing Club: a place for free help to find other locations to place your e-Book

Books on the Knob: allows you to post information about your book and links to Amazon

Frugal eReader: if you are offering your e-Book for free or at a discounted rate, this is the perfect place to list it

Pixel of Ink: if your e-Book will be offered for free within 30 days, this site will try to highlight the book on the day it is free

Goodkindles: you are able to submit your own article about your book and give people information on how to access it

14 Responses

  1. Do you like to smell the breath of someone who just ate garlic?
  2. This was a feast for the eyes!
  3. Don't go sniffing that too much!
  4. You can say that again!
  5. Don't ever quit blogging!
  6. Don't forget the grilled onions!
  7. Way to go Edward. This blog is amazing!
  8. No one can ever say this site is boring!
  9. Some truly interesting info, well written and generally user pleasant.
  10. Its superb as your other articles :D, thanks for posting.
  11. Would you like some popcorn?
  12. These two are some real messy eaters!
  13. Here are a few of the websites we recommend for our visitors.
  14. below youll locate the link to some web pages that we assume it is best to visit

Leave a comment