Subject: The 10 things every author should know

There are some things few authors know but there will be no secrets for people on my list - that's you!

The first 4 things:

Your book is not a book but a package and when you market it, you need to look at the four Ps: product, place, price, promotion. I talk about it in detail at "The Author Hangout" episode 75: http://bookmarketingtools.com/blog/the-4-ps-for-book-marketing/

The next 3 things:

On Carter TV I speak about becoming a best-selling author, self-publishing and how to succeed where most new authors fail. Listen to it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcFvXCMmxzA&feature=youtu.be

The 8th thing:

Guys, it's time to enter your books in my favorite contest, Readers' Favorite Book Award Contesthttp://alinkarutkowska.com/rf_contest The early bird deadline is in 17days!!! I will be entering my upcoming novel and "How I Sold 80,000 Books"

The 9th and 10th, no, 100 more things!

I could send you to a couple of my favorite websites for authors but The Writer Life has selected 100 best such places. Go check them out here: http://thewritelife.com/100-best-websites-writers-2016/

To your success!
Alinka
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