The Heidi Thorne Show

Help! My Self Published Book Has No Sales | Episode 254

July 12, 2022

Pretty regularly, I come across a post from an author on social media where they’re crying about their low book sales. After reviewing many of these posts, I’d like to share some general observations about what ails these authors, their books, and their book sales.

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

0:15 Let the crying begin

0:37 Sneaky self promos

1:24 Pity pleas

2:38 Keyword stuffing

4:05 Unrealistic advertising expectations

5:20 It's not the book

6:28 No author platform, no sales

8:32 How to connect with Heidi

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