About the author: Madi Preda is a freelance publicist, who started doing promotion for books and writers when her husband published his two novels. She created publicity campaigns for many writers, traditional or self published, publicizing more than 50 books within a year of launching her first campaign. Her mission is helping authors to gain more exposure and media coverage through her online marketing campaigns. As a result of her experience she decided to write a practical guide for authors, or aspiring writers, in marketing, explaining step by step how to make a book successful from the manuscript stage to wholesale distribution.
How do you approach cover design?
I've done my book cover for myself, without being a cover designer. I thought what is the major message I want to transmit?-find the right audience and the market niche. So I came with two little images, a puzzle with a piece missing and someone pushing a puzzle piece after the title How To Promote and Market Your Book.Is exactly how I see book promotion: find the pieces to fit and the puzzle is solved.
What is your favorite book, and why?
The Little Prince-Antoine de Saint Exupery This is such a lovely story and I found different meanings to it every time I read it.
What It Will Help You Do: This guide walks you through the development of an author’s brand and improving sales of the book. Madi covers a wide range of topics: brainstorming, marketing plans for different genres, figuring out your target market and the right niche, designing a website or a media press kit, dealing with social media, using email marketing and having a launch to be remembered.
Creating fun activities coupled with curricular for Math lessons would not only make learning numbers fun, but students will retain the knowledge and build on their learning.
Children will enjoy the rhyme, and perhaps be able to remember some of the ending phrases/words as they recite their numbers.
How to make the most of social media marketing, where to start? Detailed, accessible and practical advice on what to do and how to do it. Planning and research are often forgotten in the rush of get a book published and drawing up a marketing plan and carefully planned campaign are the only way to ensure the success of your book and to meet the readers' requirements.