Everyone has an opinion on what sells books, the problem is that most of those opinions are out of date and no longer valid
Things That P*ss Me Off: People Getting Excited About Marketing and Publicity Trends That No Longer Work

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Things That P*ss Me Off: People Getting Excited About Marketing and Publicity Trends That No Longer Work

Everyone has an opinion on what sells books, the problem is that most of those opinions are out of date and no longer valid. Specifically, these five methods — which did work once but now don’t as much — come to mind: 1. Book Reviews in Print: It used to be that getting a positive review...
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Tyrotoxism

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