Clearly, I am shit for advertising.
If I wasn’t, there’d be a parade or a blimp or some sort of brightly colored banner flying across your face that says “look at my new product. LOOK AT IT. Now (think about going to) buy it.” But there isn’t. When I say I’m crap for advertising, I mean it. I’m total shit. I’m afraid to commit to things (especially when there’s a lot of techie-stuff involved) and nowadays, that’s mostly what it is. Online marketing. And here we are – WEEK OF.
THIS MOFO FRIDAY.
I did do an interview over at Joleene Naylor’s blog because she’s awesome and offered and my $0 marketing budget allowed me. Now that I have a job—I HAVE A JOB! MORE TO COME ON THAT LATER—I can actually advertise or do *something* somewhat businessy-official for BTN and BTY releasing later this year. Who knows if paid advertising actually works, but when I have a *small* amount of disposable income, I can at least try something more along the lines of what the professionals in the industry are doing. But that’s then. And this is now. And it’s almost here, guys.
And the nerves—THE NERVES.
There may have been some wine purchased. I already set the book to pre-order, so the “publish” button is already clicked. Now all I have to do is sit back, enjoy the wine (selected solely on its very pretty label) and keep working on edits for BTN. Once there’s an income, I’ll (maybe) get on that marketing wagon for a change. Until then, wine. Yummy, cheap wine.
And reading. And writing.
But mostly the wine.
P.S. YOU CAN PRE-ORDER BETTER THAN THIS RIGHT HERE FOR FRIDAY MAY 18TH BECAUSE I LOVE YOU AND WANT YOU TO BE HAPPY
P.P.S. And go see Deadpool. It’s going to be a big day 😉
4 thoughts on “GUYS. THIS FRIDAY.”
Woohoo! It’s almost here!
*sloppy happy dances*
If it’s super limited, wait until book 3 drops and advertise them all together. People are more likely to go for a finished series the analysts say. 🙂
Good idea. The next releases in August, so I still have *some* time to save up for something. If not, it’s all book 3, baby. 😉