Thursday Thoughts: Unconventional Marketing Strategies

As an indie author, we are afforded the flexibility to market however we want. As a writer/blogger, I feel it is my duty to entertain readers as much as possible.

I also get annoyed when I purchase something and then it goes on sale. If you buy from a store, usually they will refund the difference since the other option is to accept the return and the repurchase of the item. I can’t do that for a reader who buys my book.

So, since I’m a funny guy, I decided to pin this tweet on my Twitter page:

In order to decrease the sales of my book, The View from Here, over the next 3 weeks, I’ll tell you that it will be on sale from Dec. 1-8. Can’t wait? Only $3.99 now and on KU! https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B09PC3N678

Clever marketing? Time will tell.

-Leon

Here are a few others:


Leon Stevens is a multi-genre author, composer, guitarist, songwriter, and an artist, with a Bachelor of Music and Education. He published his first book of poetry, Lines by Leon: Poems, Prose, and Pictures in January 2020, followed by a book of original classical guitar compositions, Journeys, and a short story collection of science fiction/post-apocalyptic tales called The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories. His newest publications are the novella trilogy, The View from Here, which is a continuation of one of his short stories, and a new collection of poetry titled, A Wonder of Words.

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Published by Leon Stevens

I am an author, composer, and an artist. I published my first book of poetry: Lines by Leon – Poems, Prose, and Pictures in January 2020 and a book of original classical guitar compositions. My latest book is a short story compilation of science fiction/post-apocalyptic tales called, The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories.

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