Selling 10,000 copies in a year

The 10K Experiment

Tim Grahl, author of Your First 1000 Copies: The Step-by-Step Guide to Marketing Your Book, has just announced his project – The 10k Experiment, where he hopes to sell 10,000 copies of his book before June 2014 (he’s at 3.5k so far).

The good thing about this is that as he experiments with different book promotion techniques, he’ll be sharing the journey with us. You can sign up for communications about this journey via the signup on The 10K Experiment page.

Of course, it’s canny marketing in itself, if you’ve not already discovered Grahl’s book marketing book.

Dear Dan Blank – I am [Trying to Be] Awesome

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How to Create Word of Mouth Marketing For Your Books? Be Awesome. Dan Blank’s latest post at We Grow Media tells me that word of mouth marketing is not about growing more followers, or sending out dozens of tweets, or…

It’s simply about looking after the readers we have, by being awesome.  This seems easy enough, because it’s something we all enjoy doing.

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