The First Ten Steps

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The First Ten Steps
OK.... Your ebook is published. You did some tweets about it and you posted on Facebook. Now what?

The First Ten Steps lays out several PROVEN methods for using free social media sites to get your new ebook in front of eager readers.

It was written by International Bestselling Indie Fantasy Author M. R. Mathias, Who first pubbed in July 2010 & has now topped over 50k sales! More

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About M. R. Mathias

"The Master of Epic Fantasy" - Kindle Nation Daily, Nov. 2017

M. R. Mathias lives on 5 wooded acres. Like the wizards of old, he tends to the animals who share that space and inspire the creatures in his works. He likes to deep sea fish, to attend sporting events, and genre/cosplay conventions. He has sold well over a million eBooks. His work is critically acclaimed, and he has won multiple literary awards including a coveted Locus Poll nomination.

Here is what others are saying about M. R. Mathias:

"There are few writers in the genre of fantasy that can equal the creative mind of M.R. Mathias - now acknowledged as a master in this genre of dragons and dwarves, and magic, and spells, and all aspects of fantasy."-- Top 100, Hall of Fame, Vine Voice, Book Reviewer, Grady Harp

"M.R. Mathias imagines a setting that will entice readers and lead them, along with his characters, on a breathtaking adventure." -- Readers Favorite Book Awards review of M. R. Mathias's 2017 Award Winning novel "A Gossamer Lens" from The Legend of Vanx Malic series

"M.R. Mathias is a master at world building and is so good with creative descriptions that you can almost feel the wind whipping through your hair as you soar along on the back of a dragon." -- Readers Favorite Awards review of M. R. Mathias's 2015 "Gold Medal" Award Winning novel "Blood and Royalty" from The Dragoneer Saga"

"You've (Mathias) already achieved much, much more than so many people who like to think of themselves as writers." -- @Gollancz The Deputy Publishing Director of SF, Fantasy & Horror list of the Orion Publishing Group, 2013

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Reviews

Pauline Crawford reviewed on on Aug. 16, 2012
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Thank you for sharing this wealth of information !
(reviewed the day of purchase)
Stephanie Dagg reviewed on on Sep. 4, 2011

This is a very helpful book. As other reviewers remark, there's no padding and fluff. Just salient facts about how to go about promoting your book. The author doesn't pull punches. He makes it clear that you have to put in a lot of effort. Well worth reading. I got a lot out of it, and am sure you will too.
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)
Alex Laybourne reviewed on on Aug. 26, 2011

This book is a great resource for anyone looking to learn about self-promotion.
The information is clear and to the point. You don't have to trawl through every sentence in search of what the author is tryingt to say. It is just there, on the page.
The First Ten Steps shold be the first purchase of any new or 'pending' writer. Both indie and traditonal alike.
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)
C.C. Cole reviewed on on July 3, 2011

Ace author Michael Robb Mathias reaches out to new authors in this short, concise, how-to book about promotion tactics for new authors. It’s a fast simple read that makes sense, without the “how to get published and become a millionaire” instructions I’ve seen in many other books. He does not under-emphasize how much time and dedication promotion takes, and also acknowledges the importance of having a good story to start with. For simple promotional tips and realistic expectations, I highly recommend this book to new authors. Congratulations, five stars!
(reviewed 21 days after purchase)
Thea Atkinson reviewed on on June 14, 2011

What I like most about this manual is that there is no fluff. It doesn't take 10 pp to get into the stuff you really want to read and learn. The steps are clear and the writing gets right down to the nitty gritty. I don't have to read about the author's indie journey before I can begin working on using the steps.

great job. I learned something in the first 3 pages.
(reviewed the day of purchase)
Tracey Alley reviewed on on June 14, 2011

A must read for Indie Authors - actually any authors out there. In simple, easy steps Mr. Mathias takes us on the journey of how to build yourself, your work and your brand into something recognizable and desirable.
(reviewed 3 days after purchase)
Brian reviewed on on June 12, 2011

Good, simple advice from someone who's been there, done that. I recommend this book for those ready to take the next step in promoting their work.
(reviewed 2 days after purchase)

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