April 8, 2019– Saddle up, partners! I’m about to provide you with a goldmine of information if you’re a self-publisher. Let me back up for a sec, you’ve written your book, it’s ready to sell, and you’re ready to launch , but now what? I know some of you are screaming at your screen, “WHAT? I HAVE TO KNOW WHEN TO LAUNCH ON TOP OF THE MILLION OTHER THINGS I HAVE TO KNOW AS A SELF-PUBBED AUTHOR?! ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!” Yes. And I’m sorry, not sorry. You’ll thank me in a second because I’m about to gift wrap the info and hand it to you on your choice of platter. And away we go…
January: Self-help, goal setting, motivational and inspirational books
February: Love, romance, and poetry books
March: Baseball, sports, spring, books for women
April: Religious, memoir, Easter, WW2 fiction
May: Summer reads, history, and parenting (Mothers)
June: Contemporary fiction, parent/fatherhood
July/August: Fiction (especially heavy themes)
September: History, politics, school/college
October: Mysteries, horror, thrillers, and yes, kid’s books lol!
November: Holiday, cookbooks, kid’s books, religion
December: DON’T LAUNCH ANYTHING THIS MONTH
So there you have it! The best times to launch your self-published work during the year. Sticking to this schedule will add to your success and that’s my biggest wish for you as a fellow author.
If your self-published work is struggling and sales aren’t where you want them to be, drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org any time this month for a free, 30-minute consultation. Let’s see how we can help!