The hard work is done.
You’ve written your book, you’ve made that final round of edits, it’s been proofed by a professional, and you’ve hired a designer to create the perfect ebook cover.
Now, all you have to do is upload your book to Amazon, sit back and wait for the money to roll in.
Oh, how I wish it were that easy.
If you’re a new indie writer, the hardest part of your job often isn’t writing your book, it’s selling it.
I’ve faced this problem too.
Last year I spent months writing A Handbook for the Productive Writer only to find that my book didn’t see very well.
For a while, I thought I was a failure, but it doesn’t do a writer any good to wallow in self-pity.
This year, I’ve spent more time promoting my book by writing guest posts, but several months ago I took one look at my sales and realised I still needed to learn more about marketing for writers from the experts.
Like you, I wanted to figure out exactly what it takes to market and sell copies of a successful book.
So I went out and I asked 19 top writers one simple question:
What’s the biggest challenge facing new writers who want to sell or market their first book and how can they overcome it?