"Ebook Marketing Strategy, Tips, and Best Practices"
Gleaned from 12 years of Smashwords existence, Jim Azevedo will teach simple, yet proven tactics and strategies to make your books more accessible, discoverable, and desirable to more readers. (Foundational/Strategic & Practical)
About the Program
Smashwords marketing director Jim Azevedo will share simple, yet proven tactics and strategies to make your books more accessible, more discoverable, and more desirable to more readers while learning how to publish with greater pride and professionalism.
Gleaned from 12 years of Smashwords existence, Jim will reveal proven ebook marketing strategies related to:
- Cover design,
- Pricing strategy,
- Cross promotion,
- Ebook preorders - so your next book launch lands higher in the sales charts,
- Ebook presales (different than preorders) - to delight loyal fans and turbocharge newsletter signups,
- And more...
While there's no such thing as a single magic bullet to hit the bestseller list, Jim will unveil the secrets of successful indie ebook authors and publishers who have done it again and again.
About the Presenter
Jim Azevedo is the marketing director at Smashwords, the world's largest distributor of self-published ebooks serving over 140,000 independent authors, publishers, and literary agents. Since 2008, Smashwords has helped authors around the world release more than 500,000 titles to top ebook retailers, subscription services, and public libraries. Jim joined Smashwords in 2011 after nearly two decades of industry analyst relations and PR for the high-tech industry out of Silicon Valley. He earned his indie cred from 18 years drumming and touring with an indie rock band. For ebook publishing best practices, check out the Smart Author Podcast at smashwords.com/podcast.
Smashwords on Twitter, Jim on Twitter
The Fine Print
Can’t attend this webinar live? Sign up anyway and watch the recorded session at a time suitable to you. Everyone who registers will receive an email with the video recording of the webinar and a copy of the presenter slides and/or handouts by the end of Friday, May 29, 2020.
*Please note that registrations received after 9:30am Pacific the morning of the webinar won't receive the WebEx log in instructions in time to attend live, but will receive the full video recording and presenter slides/handouts when they are sent out the Friday after the webinar. Also, attending live is limited to the first 100 registrants. All others will receive a copy of the video recording and the presenter slides/handouts.*