Author Archives: John Daffurn

New John Campbell evidence

My book tells of one John Campbell who returned from Argentina to fight in WWI and who through his Army records I knew had been a member of the Junior Naval & Military Club in Piccadilly. My research for the … Continue reading

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Final pre-publication marketing

Now into the final week of pre-publication marketing. Today my local book shop in Stamford set up a window display to advertise my book signing on 7 February between 11am and 1pm. This follows an article in my local newspaper … Continue reading

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Family at War

My book Seeking John Campbell contains the following dedication. It is the result of the discovery that one of the John Campbells I investigated was born in Germany with the surname Philippi. He became a naturalised British citizen in 1902 and returned … Continue reading

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Using Goodreads as marketing tool

There are a number of advantages to using Goodreads in advance of a book launch and in particular in advance of making book available to order on Amazon. 1) you can set up an author page 2) upload the cover … Continue reading

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Marketing a self-published book

So the book is written, formatted and the POD distibutors are lined up. But will it sell. The answer I am told or indeed shouted at by a myriad of bloggers is that it will not…at least not without some … Continue reading

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UPDATE on USA withholding tax

It appears that since I applied for mr EIN to take advantage of the double taxation agreement with the USA the rules have been modified. I discovered this when Kindle informed me that my EIN had not been accepted because … Continue reading

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USA blogger holds “win a free book” competition

Kassie Ritman aka Mom, blogger of “Maybe someone should write that down…”  who reviewed my book earlier has set up a competition on her blog…Win a Free Book!. Thanks Kassie      

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