How to Market a Self-Published Book

How to Market a Self-Published Book

I read many books on the topic of “how to market a self-published book” and these are my favorites.

Now that I’ve almost finished writing my third book I want to learn everything there is to know about publishing and marketing books. And more particularly, I want to know the answer to the question, “How to Market a Self-Published Book?”

The solution is very simple.


Read… a LOT.

I read many books on the topics of book publishing and marketing, and these are my favorites based on the number of notes and highlights I made on Kindle.

I suggest you start at the top and work your way down.

# Notes Title – Author Amazon
1 85 The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . Successfully – Arielle Eckstut, David Henry Sterry
2 82 Sell Your Book Like Wildfire: The Writer’s Guide to Marketing and Publicity – Rob Eagar
3 71 Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World – Michael Hyatt
4 52 Create Your Writer Platform: The Key to Building an Audience, Selling More Books, and Finding Success as an Author – Chuck Sambuchino
5 39 APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur-How to Publish a Book – Guy Kawasaki, Shawn Welch
6 37 How To Market A Book – Joanna Penn
7 35 Write. Publish. Repeat. (The No-Luck-Required Guide to Self-Publishing Success) – Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant
8 29 Let’s Get Digital: How To Self-Publish, And Why You Should – David Gaughran
9 25 Your First 1000 Copies: The Step-by-Step Guide to Marketing Your Book –
10 19 Let’s Get Visible: How To Get Noticed And Sell More Books – David Gaughran

I read a few other books as well, some of which got 0 highlights and notes from me, so watch out! There’s plenty of crap around.


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