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How to Write a Book Foreword: A Checklist For Authors

Click here to download a free PDF of this checklist. Synopsis Here is a list of important questions that you should think about to help you make sure that you have written a full and complete foreword. Not all questions … Continue reading

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11 Free Testimonial Sources For Non-Fiction Authors

Synopsis Testimonials from a wide variety of people is a great way to bring credibility, exposure (eyeballs), and higher sales for your book. Here are eleven sources to find free testimonials that you can use to help promote your book … Continue reading

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8 Tips To Using Testimonials And Endorsements to Promote Your Book

Synopsis Testimonials and endorsements must be an integral part of your self-published-book marketing program. They should be shown and used everywhere and anywhere you have an opportunity to show them. These eight tips will give you a very powerful way … Continue reading

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37 Tips For Writing A Book’s Foreword

Click here to download a free PDF of the 37 tips plus the infographic. Synopsis Here is a list of 37 tips to help the person that is going to be writing the foreword for a book. This list is … Continue reading

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Endorsement Vs. Testimonial: A Guide For Self-Publishers

Synopsis It is essential for a self-publisher to understand the differences between an endorsement and a testimonial – sometimes lumped together as “blurbs”. Each plays a vital role in the financial success of your book. Therefore, I have laid out … Continue reading

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How To Write A Book Foreword: Step by Step

Synopsis: How to create and write a powerful book foreword that will help build your credibility and status, AND help the book’s author sell more books. The process of writing the book foreword is reduced down to four easy steps. … Continue reading

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

Synopsis Asking someone to write your foreword is generally a simple process. The difficult part is finding the best person for the job, and then convincing them to write it for you. Here are the basic steps to finding the … Continue reading

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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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7 Types Of Testimonials: 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. 1. Faked Testimonial I strongly advise against doing this. Readers are very sophisticated, and very tuned-in to what is … Continue reading

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Endorsement Vs. Testimonial: 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 an endorsement and a testimonial. Each plays … 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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