Sell More Books! by J. Steve Miller

Sell More Books!
Author: J. Steve Miller
ISBN: 978-0981875637
Publisher: Wisdom Creek Press

Reviewed by: Kimberley Payne

As a self-published, low profile author, this book’s title automatically grabbed my attention. A few years ago I wrote a book but did little to promote it. I read Steve’s book with a highlighter and found myself using most of the pen’s ink! I plan to put into effect much of Steve’s marketing advice and hope to reap the benefits of his knowledge.


About the Book


Can low profile, not-yet-famous authors get published and sell significant numbers of books? These authors say “Yes!” and tell how.

“…a comprehensive guide to marketing a book…[a] well-written, engaging resource that’s loaded with specific tips…. Brimming with creative ideas, Sell More Books! should prove to be a low profile author’s best friend.”

– ForeWord Reviews

Writers and publishers will find the latest insider tips on writing and publishing more marketable books. Learn up-to-date information on publishing options, social networking, and “tried and true” book marketing tactics.

Includes hundreds (300+ pages in print) of practical book-selling strategies for both traditionally and self-published authors. Learn which methods may work best for your books and your personality, and which methods might be a complete waste of time.

Should all authors blog? Should all authors do Twitter? According to the authors, in some cases these strategies can produce results; for others, they will be a waste of time. This book provides the wisdom to help authors make wise (and cost effective) choices.

Low platform authors can win! Author J. Steve Miller didn’t have a degree in music; neither was he a professional musician. Yet, he wrote a book on music that was published by a respected publisher and was translated into Dutch, German, Romanian, Russian and Spanish. He doesn’t have a degree in education, yet his educational resources are used by schools and teachers in every state and over 30 countries.

“Whether you’re traditionally published or self-published, the author must do the promotion. This book provides solid guidance and is full of valuable tips.”

– Dan Poynter, best-selling author of over 125 books and revisions, recognized authority on book marketing, promoting and distributing, author of The Self-Publishing Manual


About the Author:

Steve is the founder and president of Legacy Educational Resources, providing global resources for teachers of life skills in public schools, churches, and service organizations here. A self-styled “wisdom broker,” he collects wisdom from many fields and packages it for teachers and writers via his published books and the Web.
Steve is an educator, investor, entrepreneur, and speaker, having taught audiences from Atlanta to Moscow. He’s known for drawing practical wisdom from serious research and communicating it in accessible, unforgettable ways. His wife, Cherie, and their seven sons continually remind him what works and what doesn’t. Connect with him here .


4 thoughts on “Sell More Books! by J. Steve Miller

  1. Seems an interesting guidebook. Self publishing and promoting one’s book can really be challenging and like any other venture, it requires authors to arm themselves with a handful of strategies for them to sell their publication to the market they want to target.

  2. I love Steve’s book. He really has a gift of taking things that seem overwhelming and making them simple. I’m glad he includes hotlinks in the Kindle version ~ I definitely put those to use!

    Lovely blog, Kim. Looks fantastic ~ thanks for having him here today!

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