EPISODE 9: How to market your book on a cheap-ass budget

Welcome to the Rage Against the Manuscript podcast. How do you build an audience of readers when you don’t have a huge marketing budget? How can you compete with the big name authors in your genre? There are heaps of great ways you can approach marketing your books on a teensy budget. Here are my tips.


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In this episode:

  • The three vital things you need to keep in mind when choosing how to promote your books.

  • Free/cheap marketing for KU writers, and wide authors.

  • Why other authors are your bestest marketing buddies.

  • How you can use existing fandoms to build your readership.

  • Building an arsenal of free shit.

  • Social media for authors who hate social media.

  • The grim and terrifying world of Goodreads.

  • Do the simple shit to make the most of your platforms.

    "Make it free or stupidly cheap."

    Steff Green

    Author of How to Rock Self-Publishing.

    If you've got a question you want to ask me about self-publishing or writing or building a career as an author, head over to the Rage Against the Manuscript FB group or email me steff@rageagainstthemanuscript.com and I’ll talk about it on a future episode. Happy writing! 


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