Marketing

How to Sell 1000 Copies of your Book (without paying for advertising)

How to Sell 1000 Copies of your Book

On Thursday 29th of November 2018, it happened! While attending a training day for a writing project I've been recruited to work on (will share the details with you soon), the one thousandth copy of my book was sold. 

Why Advertising might be a Waste of your Money and What to do Instead

advertising waste of money

Take a look at the picture on your left. It's the latest, in a 15-year journey, of attempts I've made to advertise one of my businesses. 

Fortunately, this one was for free. As a member of a Fitness4less gym, if you agree to offer other members a discount on your services, you can advertise your business on the notice board without any charge. 

In case the advert isn't clear, this is my hypnotherapy business. I also have a tennis coaching business and a book selling/speaking/coaching business.

How To Get The First 1000 Subscribers To Your Website

1000 subscribers to your website

The 29th December 2016 will forever be a significant day in the history of my life.

It was a Thursday, and every Thursday, I open Campaign Monitor (the email marketing company I use) and check how many new subscribers I get each week.

Is Setting up a Facebook 'Fan Page' a Waste of your Time?

Facebook Fan Page waste of time

I now have over 1000 'Likes' for my Facebook Fan Page - Yay!

Cue fist pump, celebrations and fireworks! 

While I'm being slightly sarcastic in my jubilation, I should pause for a moment to reflect on this minor achievement.