The Frugal Book Promoter assures your book gets the best possible start in life, whether your publisher assigns zero dollars or thousands to your book’s marketing campaign. A former publicist, the author provides no-nonsense basics to build the essentials you need to build a time-saving social media campaign and knock’em dead lists of influencers that will be more effective than anything you could buy. Pick and choose from dozens of ideas for promotions that she developed or refined through extensive (and award-winning) book campaigns of her own. Several will match your pocketbook and personality.
“The most expensive part of book promotion mistakes. This book will save you time and money.”
–Dan Poynter, legendary author of The Self-Publishing Manual
“Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s Frugal Book Promoter is… a classic!”
“[Carolyn Howard-Johnson is] an incessant promoter who develops and shares new approaches for book promotion.”
–Marilyn Ross, founder, Small Publishers of North America and co-author of The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing
“The Frugal Book Promoter has given me ideas that would never have occurred to me and has changed the way I think about book promotion.”
— Mark Logie, award-winning poet and short-story writer
Carolyn Howard-Johnson (is a multi-award-winning author of both fiction and nonfiction. She is a former publicist for a New York PR firm and a marketing instructor for the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program. She has appeared on hundreds of TV and radio stations both nationally and locally, and her poetry, essays, columns, and stories are published frequently in journals and on the web. She admits to loving marketing almost as much as she loves writing.
From Modern History Press