Category Archives: Seeking John Campbell, preparing for publication

Book trailer

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Close to self-publication

Getting ones ducks in a row…. My official publication date is tomorrow 3 February but making sure all the marketing channels are open at the same time is a nightmare. Createspace(IS) My book was uploaded to CS some time ago. … 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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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 withholding tax on book sales

I may not have a blockbuster on my hands but it is disconcerting when you discover that any royalties earned on book sales in the USA will be subject to a 30% withholding tax. However Karen Inglis’ blog on this … Continue reading

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