Category Archives: Foreword

How A Book Foreword Can Help An Author’s Career

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5 Steps To Getting A “Big Name” To Write Your Book’s Foreword

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction It is very easy to get someone to write your book’s foreword. The difficult part is finding the … Continue reading

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Personalize Your Foreword With Anecdotes To Make It More Powerful

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction Anecdotes are an amazing literary device for writers, as well as marketers. They are a deceptively powerful writing … Continue reading

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2 Essential Ingredients That Make A Book Foreword Great

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction A foreword is an essential marketing tool for your non-fiction book. If it is written properly, and with … Continue reading

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The Preface: Share Your Inner Passion And Inspiration For Better Book Sales

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The Book Buyer’s Decision-Making Process: A Guide For Self-Publishers

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction As a self-publisher you must understand how a potential customer will determine if your book is worth buying. … Continue reading

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Foreword Vs. Preface Vs. Introduction: A Guide For Self-Publishers

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction It is essential for a self-publisher to understand the differences between the foreword, preface, and introduction of a … Continue reading

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Book Marketing: The Foreword, Preface, And Introduction As Powerful Marketing Tools

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction The Self-Publisher’s Mantra Yes, a book’s foreword, preface, and introduction are different. And each has a different purpose. … Continue reading

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37 Tips For Writing A Book’s Foreword

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. 1. Read the book. Understand the message. 2. Reading the Table of Contents and one chapter alone is not … Continue reading

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Using Testimonials And Endorsements to Promote Your Book: A Guide For Self-Publishers

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Testimonials and endorsements must be an integral part of your self-published-book promotion program. These testimonials and endorsements should be … Continue reading

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Getting A Big Name To Write Your Book’s Foreword: An Introduction For Self-Publishers

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction Getting a notable VIP, industry guru, or media celebrity to write the foreword for your book is a … Continue reading

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How To Write A Book Foreword: A Checklist For Authors

Here is a list of questions to help you make sure that you have written a full and complete foreword. Not all questions here will apply to your foreword. But, these questions should help you to take a critical look at what you have written and help you fine-tune your foreword. Continue reading

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How To Write A Book Foreword: Step by Step

It is essential that you remember that the foreword of a book is a very important selling tool for the book. It must establish credibility for the author and the book. It must be short and concise. You can help make the reader want to read the book by making an emotional connection with the reader. Talk to the reader as if you were talking to a friend. Keep it engaging and tell an interesting story. Continue reading

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