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Greetings! I just published my first book on Amazon
« on: September 19, 2020, 02:07:10 pm »
Hey there! I just joined the boards today and I wanted to detail the first month of my publishing journey. I will be providing sales and KU reads. Id like to get any feedback on the numbers for a newbie author. Of course, I am happy with the numbers and I realize its subjective, but Id appreciate the feedback.

I have published before with a small/indie press years ago, but those books are out of print and the publishing house is defunct. A couple of years ago I published something on Smashwords. I even paid for advertising on FB and an editor. LOL...I sold a grand told of 5 books at .99.

This time I decided to go in the opposite direction. I priced my book at $3.99. I did not advertise or run any promos via Amazon. I did not pay for an editor. I used Grammarly and the read-aloud function in MS Word. I paid $35 for a cover on Etsy. The only thing I did do was update my FB page and I added my book to a few lists at Goodreads for my genre.

Worth the Risk was published on August 20. For that I month I made about $100 month. I sold 10 books and had 16,691 KU reads. My KENP is 302.

So far for September, I have sold 28 books and have 60,602 KU reads. According to the estimator Ive made about $335.

Okay, so thats my journey so far. I am interested in your journey or opinion on sales and whatnot. Again, Im happy with the numbers, but I am curious if others think they are good, marginal, or bad.

Thanks for your time!

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    Re: Greetings! I just published my first book on Amazon
    « Reply #1 on: September 19, 2020, 02:18:09 pm »
    Well done on publishing, Karen! Congrats on the book.

    And well done on joining this forum, too. Lots of knowledgeable people on here, with a lot of collective experience.

    I'm still a small-time author myself, but I wouldn't have even got as far as I have without the wisdom of more successful people on this forum.

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    « Reply #2 on: September 19, 2020, 02:34:41 pm »
    Thank you!  :D

    I am looking to gains some insight into how things and KDP work.

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    « Reply #3 on: September 19, 2020, 06:56:09 pm »
    Congrats and welcome!

    Your book looks very good. It looks like you got a good thing going here. Stick around and check out past posts to learn more about marketing (ads, promos, newsletters,etc) - that's what I did. Best of luck to you.


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    « Reply #4 on: September 19, 2020, 07:02:41 pm »
    Will do! Thank you!

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    « Reply #5 on: September 19, 2020, 08:56:04 pm »
    I would call $100 above average for your first month of self-publishing, and it looks like your second month will be even better. Good decision to go with the $3.99 price point. I know that's scary, especially for a first book, but when it works it's worth it.

    I am looking to gains some insight into how things and KDP work.

    One of the main things to know is that frequent releases help keep sales rolling, while infrequent releases risk dropping the ball just when things were looking good. So keep up the good work and the momentum. Enjoy your success and then on to book 2 to do it all over again. :) Good luck!

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    « Reply #6 on: September 19, 2020, 09:04:50 pm »
    Thats what I am thinking. I wish I was the type of prolific author who can write 7k a day, but me...1k-2k. Then my brain just shuts down.

    Im already a third of the way through the next book. The goal is to have published sooner rather than later.

    LOL...I put a lot into the book. I was going charge $4.99

    Thank you for your input. Much appreciated.

     :D
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    Re: Greetings! I just published my first book on Amazon
    « Reply #7 on: September 20, 2020, 04:16:32 am »
    Hey there! I just joined the boards today and I wanted to detail the first month of my publishing journey. I will be providing sales and KU reads. Id like to get any feedback on the numbers for a newbie author. Of course, I am happy with the numbers and I realize its subjective, but Id appreciate the feedback.

    I have published before with a small/indie press years ago, but those books are out of print and the publishing house is defunct. A couple of years ago I published something on Smashwords. I even paid for advertising on FB and an editor. LOL...I sold a grand told of 5 books at .99.

    This time I decided to go in the opposite direction. I priced my book at $3.99. I did not advertise or run any promos via Amazon. I did not pay for an editor. I used Grammarly and the read-aloud function in MS Word. I paid $35 for a cover on Etsy. The only thing I did do was update my FB page and I added my book to a few lists at Goodreads for my genre.

    Worth the Risk was published on August 20. For that I month I made about $100 month. I sold 10 books and had 16,691 KU reads. My KENP is 302.

    So far for September, I have sold 28 books and have 60,602 KU reads. According to the estimator Ive made about $335.

    Okay, so thats my journey so far. I am interested in your journey or opinion on sales and whatnot. Again, Im happy with the numbers, but I am curious if others think they are good, marginal, or bad.

    Thanks for your time!

    Sounds great to me, Karen! keep writing. :-) I've been way to long in getting my fourth book out therenot good. :(

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    « Reply #8 on: September 20, 2020, 08:30:21 am »
    Thank you. I lurked here before I published and the most valuable advice I read was to wait a bit before getting nervous. Thats why I waited to join.

    I am curious about ads. I see the sponsored products for books on Amazon.com, but I usually only click on the books that appear within Kindle for the book I am reading. I hardly ever visit Amazon.com. All transactions are done in the app, and the ONLY time I go to the .com is to buy a book I cant buy via Kindle... So frustrating.

    I do believe more authors would have sales if you could actually buy via the Kindle app. Maybe someday....
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    Re: Greetings! I just published my first book on Amazon
    « Reply #9 on: September 20, 2020, 10:35:08 am »
    Congrats.

    You've  earned a lot more money than most authors for you first book. What's it called?


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    « Reply #10 on: September 20, 2020, 11:11:49 am »
    Worth the Risk

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    « Reply #11 on: September 20, 2020, 02:16:54 pm »
    Congrats on getting that first book out there.  :)
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    « Reply #12 on: September 20, 2020, 02:53:05 pm »
    Thank you, and thanks to everyone who has commented. As a newb, a lot of this still very new.

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    « Reply #13 on: September 21, 2020, 06:44:31 am »
    Yep, like these nice people have said, congrats on the book.  Seriously.  It's a pretty fun ride to do the book thing, and I hope that it continues to add enjoyment to your life like it has done for a lot of people here.  I don't know, I think everyone has different experiences with the whole writer thing, but if nothing else, it's a trip of constant learning.  So, welcome to the odd world of ups, downs, good days, slow days, and hopefully a long line of future books that tell the story you want to tell.  The first step, the actually doing a thing, that's always the hardest.  Now that you've done it, it's just a matter of how you want to do a thing from here on out.  So, serious congrats because that's a lot further already than most anyone gets  ;D

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    « Reply #14 on: September 23, 2020, 10:53:00 pm »
    Well done. Don;t be concerned about small sales level (or perceived small sales level) at this stage.
    I launched my first book in February with basically no promotion and sold 29 books that month - probably 5 of them were to friends/relatives!
    I was happy as Larry to sell 29 books! In March I sold 31 books - good - nice and steady - then I sold 51 in April - 112 in May - still no promotion
    The I published my 2nd book - half way through the month - boom - 150 that month - 400+ the next month
    So don't be down on your sales so far.
    If your book is in a series get that next one our ASAP!
    Read the boards here - set up mailing list etc etc etc  but most of all - Just write and write and write enjoyable stories.

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    « Reply #15 on: September 24, 2020, 07:56:56 am »
    Thank you!

    Number one advice - keep writing.

    You guys inspired me to push through my mental fatigue. Now back to the grind.

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    « Reply #16 on: September 24, 2020, 08:12:22 am »
    Congrats.

    One small word of advice. if you are not using an editor, I suggest using something like ProWriting aid in addition to GRammarly. Grammarly is not perfect and misses some things.

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    « Reply #17 on: September 24, 2020, 08:15:16 am »
    I feel silly asking this, but what is that?

    Edit:

    Okay, I looked it up. I had never heard of it before. I will be checking this out.

    On a side note, I would love an editor, but the prices are out of my league.
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    « Reply #18 on: September 26, 2020, 09:49:14 am »
    I feel silly asking this, but what is that?

    Edit:

    Okay, I looked it up. I had never heard of it before. I will be checking this out.

    On a side note, I would love an editor, but the prices are out of my league.

    I try to offer affordable editing and proofreading options for authors. Check out my KB resource page and let me know if you have any questions about anything. Grammarly and PWA are nice but it doesn't hurt to at least have a proofread from human eyes to catch anything that might have slipped by.
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    « Reply #19 on: September 26, 2020, 10:12:22 am »
    I try to offer affordable editing and proofreading options for authors. Check out my KB resource page and let me know if you have any questions about anything. Grammarly and PWA are nice but it doesn't hurt to at least have a proofread from human eyes to catch anything that might have slipped by.

    Thank you! Will do! And thank you for responding.

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    « Reply #20 on: October 02, 2020, 02:52:42 am »
    Hi Karen!  Congratulations on the book - from another nervous newbie.  You also come from my fave US city, I remember happy childhood times with my uncle in Point Loma.

    Can I just say - this isn't my genre, but I read your look inside and you write very well, the book flows.

    Good luck with it and the next one.

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    « Reply #21 on: October 02, 2020, 11:17:29 am »
    Hi Karen!  Congratulations on the book - from another nervous newbie.  You also come from my fave US city, I remember happy childhood times with my uncle in Point Loma.

    Can I just say - this isn't my genre, but I read your look inside and you write very well, the book flows.

    Good luck with it and the next one.

    Point Loma is beautiful. When I was active duty I worked at the sub base. It was the most beautiful base. You could eat lunch on a cliff that overlooked the ocean. Plus, they have some great seafood restaurants.

    Thank you for your kind words. I did my very best. Im halfway done with the other book. Fingers crossed 🤞🏽

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    « Reply #22 on: October 09, 2020, 07:42:25 am »
    This is very cool, congratulations, happy for you, I like talented people. I know how difficult all this is to do, but sometimes you can, but laziness, little time or desire. If we talk about a smaller volume of work, then it's easier here, go to https://edusson.com/write-my-lab-report get acquainted with the offers and functionality of this site, an overview of the best performers in writing various works, it will be especially interesting and useful for university or college assignments, try it now and save.
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    « Reply #23 on: October 09, 2020, 09:18:22 am »
    NOOB author, no marketing and $335.00 on one book in a month?
    WHOA. That's impressive. I'm serious. My wife & I do about 100K/year at this, and have been at it for seven years. The market it tremendously competitive right now.

    OHHHKAAAY rookie LOL a little advice:
    Start a mailing list immediately. Put the link in your book (I'd suggest at the front as well as the back. I suggest MailerLite; Mailchimp used to be wonderful, but they're going after bigger spenders than Indie authors.

    Other than that single peice of advice, keep writing. Your readers are going to want to know what the heck is going to happen w/ Cassie & Griff. Your covers are servicable-- not great, but it doesn't suck. And as far as editing goes, yes its important, but for now, grab one or two (or 3?) of those people who reviewed Book 1 and ask them to proof/beta for you. You can pick up pro's down the road.

    Indie writing can change your frikkin' life, Karen. (USN or USMC?) You'd be amazed at how many people started out on this board who were driving a truck or pushing a cab and now life a wonderful life.

    Keep dreaming, but girl- WRITE. 1-2K /day is fine if you can maintain that 5 days a week. That's a new book every 3 months at least.
    Congratulations.

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    Re: Greetings! I just published my first book on Amazon
    « Reply #24 on: October 09, 2020, 11:44:40 am »
    Welcome, Karen.
    From one rookie to another  :D
    Sounds like you're off to a good start. Feel free to take or leave my advice, as I am by no means raking it in LOL

    1) Having used one, I do recommend an editor. I learned a lot from her, and feel a lot better about my final product.
    2) Look into facebook and amazon ads if you are looking for sales/exposure.
    3) Above all else, keep writing. But make sure that you find the product worthy!

    I understand that some people make a living at this, but most writers do not. Yours truly included  :) But I'm OK with that. So my final piece of advice is don't lose sight of why you write in the first place.

    All the best of luck to you!



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      « Reply #25 on: October 09, 2020, 01:14:40 pm »
      NOOB author, no marketing and $335.00 on one book in a month?
      WHOA. That's impressive. I'm serious. My wife & I do about 100K/year at this, and have been at it for seven years. The market it tremendously competitive right now.

      OHHHKAAAY rookie LOL a little advice:
      Start a mailing list immediately. Put the link in your book (I'd suggest at the front as well as the back. I suggest MailerLite; Mailchimp used to be wonderful, but they're going after bigger spenders than Indie authors.

      Other than that single peice of advice, keep writing. Your readers are going to want to know what the heck is going to happen w/ Cassie & Griff. Your covers are servicable-- not great, but it doesn't suck. And as far as editing goes, yes its important, but for now, grab one or two (or 3?) of those people who reviewed Book 1 and ask them to proof/beta for you. You can pick up pro's down the road.

      Indie writing can change your frikkin' life, Karen. (USN or USMC?) You'd be amazed at how many people started out on this board who were driving a truck or pushing a cab and now life a wonderful life.

      Keep dreaming, but girl- WRITE. 1-2K /day is fine if you can maintain that 5 days a week. That's a new book every 3 months at least.
      Congratulations.

      USN...and no jokes about the mens room if you are a devil dawg.

      Thank you for the words of encouragement. I have to admit I am terrified of mailing list. Im not sure of what to say. I just dont know how to manage it. I am afraid it will take my focus from writing.

      Welcome, Karen.
      From one rookie to another  :D
      Sounds like you're off to a good start. Feel free to take or leave my advice, as I am by no means raking it in LOL

      1) Having used one, I do recommend an editor. I learned a lot from her, and feel a lot better about my final product.
      2) Look into facebook and amazon ads if you are looking for sales/exposure.
      3) Above all else, keep writing. But make sure that you find the product worthy!

      I understand that some people make a living at this, but most writers do not. Yours truly included  :) But I'm OK with that. So my final piece of advice is don't lose sight of why you write in the first place.

      All the best of luck to you!

      I am still confused about ads. Im not even sure I understood the key words when I published. I have no idea about key words. I dont even understand mailing lists.

       :-X

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      « Reply #26 on: October 10, 2020, 11:42:18 am »
      USN...and no jokes about the mens room if you are a devil dawg.

      Nope, never joined up; my eldest daughter was a Capt in the USMC. She's out now, married to 'Major Dad' lol. I got my [crap]s and giggles from NYPD back in the 80's.

      Thank you for the words of encouragement. I have to admit I am terrified of mailing list. Im not sure of what to say. I just dont know how to manage it. I am afraid it will take my focus from writing.

      I am still confused about ads. Im not even sure I understood the key words when I published. I have no idea about key words. I dont even understand mailing lists.

       :-X
      Let me begin with saying that YOU DON'T HAVE TO DO ALL OF IT ALL AT ONCE! LOL
      There's a L O T to learn as a newbie on how to turn electrons on a screen into money. For cryin' out loud, if it was easy, even MORE people would be doing it! So I don't blame you for being apprehensive at all.

      Yeah, and I'm willing to bet $$ that your hand shook a little when you hit 'Publish'. I'm confident there were tons of times you found yourself facing something daunting and backed off. Believe me, I get it. There's a lot of stuff about this biz that makes me skittish. But it's important.

      I'll be surprised if there's ONE successful author on this forum who didn't wish they didn't start their mailing list right at the jump. (Now let all of them pipe up! LOL)

      OK, my 2 cents.
      First, you need a good book. I read your look inside and there's no doubt you got the chops as a writer. The vast majority of Indie stuff is dreck, and out of the gate you got the goods. I'm envious, b/c out of the gate our stuff (wife & I) was dreck. Actually, dreck's too charitable a term. You blew past that.

      Second is a decent cover. You got that.
      Third is your blurb. Yours is good.

      You're a natural at this.

      OK then. Now let's build up your skills. TRIGGER WARNING: each skill I describe is going to take time for you to first learn, then get good at. They're SKILLS.
      BUT
      Once you get proficient, they're always there. Maybe a bit of sharpening up here and there is required (for me, NINC is where that happens) But on a day to day basis, those things I once struggled with are now second nature. For example I put together a big newsletter yesterday to our small list of 1,400 readers. From copy, artwork to upload took 3 hrs. (copy writing took up the bulk of the time)

      First newsletter? HAH! A couple of days. Seriously.

      So...SKILL NUMERO UNO:
      Keywords. You need to spend time on this. When I first started out, I honestly thought it was seven individual words. For real. I was at this for about two years until I took a dive into that and found out that it's not seven words. How many sales did that cost me? Oh boy...

      Here's a link to start learning them. Dave Chesson is a fantastic guy; he's as legit as he seems. He's also a gifted teacher (and a USN vet/reservist?) The course below is free, but don't be fooled by the cheap price: it's gold, pure gold. I refer to it at least 2x a year even now.
      https://kindlepreneur.com/book-marketing-101/

      He's got some awesome tools that can help at a great price, but you can hold off on buying them. I love his 'Publisher Rocket'.

      Go through that instructional series I linked up above step by step over the course of a few weeks. You'll be blown away by how much you'll learn. I owe a large chunk of my current dream life to him. (And, TBH, this forum.)

      I'm harping on the mailing list, but you can start one for free, and go from there. Just work at it for 20 mins at a time over a couple of weeks and you'll be ready to go. If you need a hand, PM me. I put up a post years ago on how to get started w/ Mail Chimp b/c I tore my hair out trying to figure it out, but Mailer Lite's got all the bells and whistles you'll need and a pretty darn good start up series of instructions.

      Ads? You don't need 'em at this stage. You're gaining readers and only have the one book. Watch this video:
      https://youtu.be/ZVi5BM8_z9I
      Chris Fox is another awesome guy.

      FINAL NOTE:
      Take your time. Success in this biz is a long term process. BUT each success can be compounded by the next.
      Best of luck!

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      Re: Greetings! I just published my first book on Amazon
      « Reply #27 on: October 10, 2020, 01:43:44 pm »
      Let me begin with saying that YOU DON'T HAVE TO DO ALL OF IT ALL AT ONCE! LOL
      There's a L O T to learn as a newbie on how to turn electrons on a screen into money. For cryin' out loud, if it was easy, even MORE people would be doing it! So I don't blame you for being apprehensive at all.

      Yeah, and I'm willing to bet $$ that your hand shook a little when you hit 'Publish'. I'm confident there were tons of times you found yourself facing something daunting and backed off. Believe me, I get it. There's a lot of stuff about this biz that makes me skittish. But it's important.

      I'll be surprised if there's ONE successful author on this forum who didn't wish they didn't start their mailing list right at the jump. (Now let all of them pipe up! LOL)

      OK, my 2 cents.
      First, you need a good book. I read your look inside and there's no doubt you got the chops as a writer. The vast majority of Indie stuff is dreck, and out of the gate you got the goods. I'm envious, b/c out of the gate our stuff (wife & I) was dreck. Actually, dreck's too charitable a term. You blew past that.

      Second is a decent cover. You got that.
      Third is your blurb. Yours is good.

      You're a natural at this.

      OK then. Now let's build up your skills. TRIGGER WARNING: each skill I describe is going to take time for you to first learn, then get good at. They're SKILLS.
      BUT
      Once you get proficient, they're always there. Maybe a bit of sharpening up here and there is required (for me, NINC is where that happens) But on a day to day basis, those things I once struggled with are now second nature. For example I put together a big newsletter yesterday to our small list of 1,400 readers. From copy, artwork to upload took 3 hrs. (copy writing took up the bulk of the time)

      First newsletter? HAH! A couple of days. Seriously.

      So...SKILL NUMERO UNO:
      Keywords. You need to spend time on this. When I first started out, I honestly thought it was seven individual words. For real. I was at this for about two years until I took a dive into that and found out that it's not seven words. How many sales did that cost me? Oh boy...

      Here's a link to start learning them. Dave Chesson is a fantastic guy; he's as legit as he seems. He's also a gifted teacher (and a USN vet/reservist?) The course below is free, but don't be fooled by the cheap price: it's gold, pure gold. I refer to it at least 2x a year even now.
      https://kindlepreneur.com/book-marketing-101/

      He's got some awesome tools that can help at a great price, but you can hold off on buying them. I love his 'Publisher Rocket'.

      Go through that instructional series I linked up above step by step over the course of a few weeks. You'll be blown away by how much you'll learn. I owe a large chunk of my current dream life to him. (And, TBH, this forum.)

      I'm harping on the mailing list, but you can start one for free, and go from there. Just work at it for 20 mins at a time over a couple of weeks and you'll be ready to go. If you need a hand, PM me. I put up a post years ago on how to get started w/ Mail Chimp b/c I tore my hair out trying to figure it out, but Mailer Lite's got all the bells and whistles you'll need and a pretty darn good start up series of instructions.

      Ads? You don't need 'em at this stage. You're gaining readers and only have the one book. Watch this video:
      https://youtu.be/ZVi5BM8_z9I
      Chris Fox is another awesome guy.

      FINAL NOTE:
      Take your time. Success in this biz is a long term process. BUT each success can be compounded by the next.
      Best of luck!

      Roger that!

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      Re: Greetings! I just published my first book on Amazon
      « Reply #28 on: October 10, 2020, 03:26:25 pm »
      I added my book to a few lists at Goodreads for my genre.

      Never heard of such option, how do you do it?
      Is it Listopedia? Thanks for mentioning, I haven't heard of this option before!!!
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      Re: Greetings! I just published my first book on Amazon
      « Reply #29 on: October 11, 2020, 08:56:11 am »
      Never heard of such option, how do you do it?
      Is it Listopedia? Thanks for mentioning, I haven't heard of this option before!!!

      No, GR has list created by users. For instance, you can Google best murder mystery books or something like that and there is usually a list on GR that users have created for that type of book. Anyone can add to the list once it is created if you have an account. An easy way to find a list is to look up a similar type book, and see if that book is on a list. Or just Google.

      I cant really say this is a marketing tool, but I use the lists to find a specific type of book when I dont know what I want to read next. I figure other people do too.

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      Re: Greetings! I just published my first book on Amazon
      « Reply #30 on: October 16, 2020, 11:48:15 am »
      For easier managing, I am going to keep my questions to one thread.

      First, I think my first book is doing well. Based on the convos here, I think its doing well. So, I am still learning the ins and outs. I recently ran a very cheap FB ad promoting the first book because its been so long since I have run any adds, and I wanted to get a feel of for the process. Now I am preparing to launch Book 2 in November. I have an editor, and I feel confident in their abilities.

      I am wondering what I could or should do for this next release? Keep in mind, I am a novice.

      Thank you,

      KM

      Edit:

      I am not ready for mailings lists and what not. I am just talking about basic strategy.

       
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