Technique, teams, and timing are the themes for this week’s Top 5 Articles for Authors. It takes good technique to create a book marketing campaign with legs. It takes a strong team to deliver that campaign. And it is all made successful by having excellent timing.

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The 10 Real Secrets of Nonfiction Publicity

All the marketing tips in the world can’t replace being passionate about sharing your book with readers, but just in case you need some ideas how to use that passion, here is a list of great options from Writers Digest!

The 10 Real Secrets of Nonfiction Publicity

By Richard Cambell on The Writer’s Digest

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How To Use LinkedIn For Sales

LinkedIn is on the rise and it just happens to be a great social platform for authors. Designed with B2B networking in mind, LinkedIn lends itself to developing an engaging audience and community, especially in the non-fiction world.     

How To Use LinkedIn For Sales

By Victor Clark on  Digital Information World

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How To Market Children's Books

Marketing a children’s book poses a unique challenge: The books must simultaneous appeal to the children who read them as well as the adults who buy them. We found this great blog post by Nick Stephenson which relays some valuable lessons learned from seven-time bestselling children’s author, Y. Eevi Jones.

11 Powerful Ways To Market Children’s Books

By Nick Stephenson of Your First 10,000 Readers

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The Author-Agent-Editor Collaboration

Launching a successful book is a team effort. Check out this insightful podcast with the author, agent, and editor of My Lovely Wife on how the quality of the team makes all the difference.

Episode 245: The Author-Agent-Editor Collaboration — Interview with Samantha Downing, Barbara Poelle, and Jen Monroe

By Gabriela Pereira of DIY MFA 

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7 Day Marketing For Non-Fiction Books On A Budget

Timing is everything, especially when it comes to marketing campaigns. We found this golden nugget of practical tips for when you are ready to launch your book on Amazon. It’s all about getting your ducks in a row at just the right time to become an Amazon best seller.

7 Day Marketing For Non-Fiction Books On A Budget

By Annika Utgaard of The Writing Cooperative

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