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Marketing, Platform Building and the Question of Who?

by Kendra Bonnett on March 15, 2010

catnav-book-business-active-3Post #32 – Women’s Memoirs, Book Business – Kendra Bonnett and Matilda Butler

All last week, Matilda and I shared bits of our interview with Linda Joy Myers on the occasion of the publication of her new book The Power of Memoir and the start of her blog book tour to promote the book.

Linda-Joy-MyersI’ve chosen to save these last two questions and answers for my Women’s Memoirs Book Business post today because her experiences confirm what we’ve been talking about for the past few months. Linda Joy tells us that she is just back from the San Francisco Writers Conference where the biggest topic of discussion was “platform and blog.” She says attendees were barraged by these two words. [click to continue…]

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Building a Memoir Writing Platform: What Is Your Message? (Part 2)

by Kendra BonnettFebruary 28, 2010
Building a Memoir Writing Platform: What Is Your Message? (Part 2)

Our series continues as we take you through the process of finding a platform for your memoir writing. We start with asking the who, what, where, when, why and how questions. Once we identify our platform, we need to put in place a marketing strategy and selling tactics.

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Marketing Your Memoir…All For the Sake of Cheap Lobster

by Kendra BonnettFebruary 21, 2010
Marketing Your Memoir…All For the Sake of Cheap Lobster

As authors, writing our memoir is only half our our job. The other half is marketing and selling our book because these days few publishers will help you. You need a marketing strategy in order to create a set of sales tactics. This is the first in a series designed to help you market (and sell) your book. Let’s start at the beginning.

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