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december tip of day

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for Marcie Brock – Book Marketing Maven. We were quiet for a great deal of this year – and still we managed to snag a few visitors. Woo-hoo!

For example:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. Marcie’s blog was viewed about 15,000 times in 2013. If we were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many people to see us!

Click here to read the complete report about how Marcie fared in 2013.

What does this mean for our Tip of the Day? It’s simple.

Everyone is bound to hit a slow point, a time when your time, enthusiasm, and/or know-how just seem to wane – but that doesn’t mean you have pack it in and give up on your dream of creating a book people like so much they tell everyone they know. Pick up where you left off and … keep on keeping on. Keep blogging. Keep writing media releases. Keep updating your Facebook page. Keep tweeting. Keep building relationships with book bloggers in your genre. Keep pursuing speaking engagements. Keep thanking the people who’ve helped you come this far. Keep setting goals!

So what if you fail? At least you’re moving in the right direction – the key word being MOVING.

There’s an old Will Rogers quote that says: “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.

What are your marketing plans for 2014? Share your best ideas in the comments section and we’ll put together a post with all of them!

Happy New Year to all!

Laura & Marcie


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