Self Promotion: Is it bragging?

Briana’s books are great – I’m very proud to reblog to promote them! Help her reach her target and entertain yourself with some great writing in the process! 🙂 🙂

When I Became an Author

Okay, here comes another book contest post. This one does come with some advice though, which I’m sure someone will appreciate.

Self Promotion seems somewhat selfish and pushy. But if you don’t promote your book, NO ONE IS GOING TO KNOW ABOUT IT OR BUY IT!

I found this out the hard way. Truly I did.

No self promotion = no book sales = depressed author.

I feel sort of bad about making all these posts trying to get people to buy my book, but it seems like after I’ve made one of these posts, I get 3 or 4 sales that week, which is awesome. And it is thanks to all my friends who reblog my posts, tweet about my book, post reviews, and do guest blogs about me and my work. Thank you everyone! You’re the best!

And of course, for those of you who might have missed…

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About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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One Response to Self Promotion: Is it bragging?

  1. Lim See Yee says:

    Hello. You owned great post and pic!
    See this too :
    http://limseeyee.wordpress.com/2013/06/11/%E2%99%A5inspiration-of-the-day%E2%99%A5-2/

    Or following me….=)
    Thanks!

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