Lemonade Stand Selling Books
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So What Do You Do?

Here is a man going that extra step to sell his book. His sales ploy is taken from the oldest childhood rule book in the world.

This book marketing strategy doesn’t work for ebooks.

No, that’s not Joel Comm. It’s one of his co-authors working to sell copies of the book, So What Do You Do?

Note: This book sales technique could work for novels, short story collections, poetry, and children’s books as well — possible even better than nonfiction books.

Get out there and sell your book! Meet your readers eye to eye and sell them on buying your book. Of course, you’ll autograph the book as well.

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .


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Lemonade Stand Selling Books — 5 Comments

    • Yes, but ebooks don’t have the immediacy of lemonade or a printed book. When someone is buying on impulse, they need instant gratification. If a person is carrying around their iPad or Kindle ereader, then this ploy might work for ebooks.

      But the printed book, autographed by the author, is the real appeal of a bookonade stand. I just invented a new word. I wonder if it will become popular.

      • I read quite a while back now about the possibility of adding the ability for an author to sign eBooks in a similar way of signing print books. I haven’t followed up on it though, so I don’t know what the status is at this time.

        Full disclosure: I don’t yet own an e-reader, iPad, tablet, or fancy cell phone with Internet access, so I’m really not one to talk. I use the free Kindle for PC and Nook for PC e-readers to read my eBooks at present. Maybe someone will give me a Kindle or Nook or tablet for Christmas, but I’m not going to hold my breath. :-)

        • I’ve had an iPad since they first came out, but really haven’t used it much. And now Apple is no longer really supporting them, so a lot of apps don’t work for the original iPad. Alas.

          I just got a Kindle Fire, so I’m just starting to get into downloading and reading some ebooks.

          I still read ebooks on my PC via a Kindle/ePub reader.

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