Category Archives: Marketing without Amazon or a distributor

#223 Where has the summer gone . . .

  Between finishing my new book, marketing my other books, responsibilities at Backstreet Gallery, and preparation for the 8th Annual Florence Festival of Books, it was a busy summer. I had hoped to restart my blog in May when I … Continue reading

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#213–Resuming weekly posts . . .

  It was so gratifying to have many of you click onto my blog last week when I resumed posting after a six-month pause. My last post had been in August. I had no idea it would be so long … Continue reading

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#183–Finding your niche . . .

All writers know their genre, but not all writers know if their writing fits a specific niche. If your writing does, then you can market to that niche. My bridge books fit into historic and also Oregon Coast niches, as … Continue reading

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#181–Judy & the hordes of tourists . . .

I know! I know! What did I expect in July when it’s sizzling in the valley! Even so, I haven’t been in such crowds since I was at the newly reopened Sistine Chapel in Rome. Every place wasn’t that crowded, but … Continue reading

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#180–Yachats Farmers Market revisited . . .

There were fresh carrots, greens, rhubarb, blueberries, and many more fruits and veggies marvelously displayed at booths spread throughout the market. There were several booths of jams and jellies, one of smoked cheeses, one of fudge, and a popular one … Continue reading

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#178–I’m back––134 books in 10 days . . .

I could have named this post “Back in the saddle again” or “Road trips are fun!” But the numbers were what blew me away. By following my usual game plan of calling ahead before hitting the road, I sold more … Continue reading

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