1. Get rid of any insecurities you might have about the book
Yes it may be your baby, but now it’s time to share it with the world! You’ve got to be happy and proud of what you’ve created. (And ready to talk about it a lot)
2. Ask anyone and everyone to buy the book and give it an honest review.
You can always get the book as gifts for friends and family but getting Amazon reviews are key to building visibility!
3. Get active in the community!
Create social media accounts to promote the book. Make sure those accounts follow and interact with other indie authors so that you can help promote one another.
There are a lot of great blogs, facebook groups, and other social media accounts dedicated to helping out indie authors in all sorts of genres!
4. Take any marketing/promotional opportunity that comes your way!
Listen to others who have advice as to what websites, networks, and accounts worked for them.
Seek out local bookstores that may agree to sell your book. Ask if you can set up a book selling booth at local events.
Try diverse advertising options and don’t be afraid to spend a little money here and there (it will be worth it if your book gets promoted to an audience of thousands that are fans of your genre).