The Heidi Thorne Show

Do Trade Shows and Book Fairs Make Sense for Self Publishing? | Episode 241

April 12, 2022

Having many years in and around trade shows and fairs, I’ll share some things I learned, and how it all applies, or doesn’t, to self published authors’ book marketing.

Blog: Are Book Fairs and Trade Shows Worth Doing for Self Publishing?

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Timestamp show notes (click on time stamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:16 Self published authors with big goals, maybe too big

1:25 The "Go Big" problem

3:29 Dirty little secrets about trade show and fair attendee numbers

7:54 You won't make a lot of sales at the show

10:35 Do trade shows and book fairs make sense for self publishing?

12:14 How to connect with Heidi

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