Launch Your #1 Bestseller:
Book Marketing Success Strategies
My purpose for writing this book is to share how I executed my Amazon Kindle book launch plan for my book: Work It Out Together!: A Step-by-Step Guide for Implementing a Peer Mediation Program. Work It Out Together! became a #1 International Bestseller by hitting #1 in six categories in three countries. This was my first solo book launch and I am sharing my success strategies with you! The strategies and examples can be applied to YOUR book launch. I am a co-author in six books… all six became #1 International Bestsellers in multiple categories.
A successful book launch requires preparation, vision, commitment, a positive mindset and follow through. If you want to watch your book climb to #1 in one or more categories on Amazon, you will want to focus on three phases of a book launch. The three phases are:
Phase 1: Pre-Launch
Phase 2: Book Launch
Phase 3: Post-Launch
My goal is to break down the book launch process into small manageable action steps, complete with an Action Steps Journal.
The Action Steps I share are the roadmap you need to Launch Your #1 Bestseller!
For the last three years, Jerri Eddington has been an active and enthusiastic member of our success-focused author community. Jerri took the “Book Marketing Launch” ball and ran with it. Each day, for months, she drew from a time-tested book marketing strategy and applied it to her book launch. The results were astounding and led to her book ranking #1 in 6 categories on Amazon!
In addition to the brass tacks of diligently marketing her book, she did so in such a way that drew in and included a community of new and old connections. This is one of the wisest book launch tactics. By embracing community and including them in the activities and the results, Jerri created a raving fan base. Then, when the day came of her official book launch, the community linked arms and together we spread the word of Jerri’s book and cheered her on towards her goal of becoming a #1 International Bestselling Author on Amazon!
D’vorah Lansky, M.Ed., Book Marketing Mentor and
Bestselling Author of the Action Guides for Authors Series
Dr. Jerri Eddington’s book, “Launch Your #1 Bestseller: Book Marketing Success Strategies” is the complete guide to launching a best-selling book. I’ve watched Dr. Jerri launch her last book into best seller status with such grace and ease. She has done the research and work so you don’t have to. This book includes action steps to take during the pre-launch, launch and post launch process. Whether you are a best-selling author or you are writing your first book, this book will be an invaluable part of your toolkit. Follow Dr. Jerri’s steps in this book and launch your book into a best seller!
Tandy Elisala, MA, CPSC Cancer Thriver Coach and CANheal Mentor
Even though I have been involved with publishing for decades and published my first book in 1985, moving publishing to the virtual platform as an Indie Publisher has been a challenge. Sometimes, even an albatross.
What do I do now? What do I do first? Oh, no! I should have done THAT before THIS!
Then, a miracle happened.
In the midst of struggling to virtually launch my first book, “MindShift On Demand”, Jerri Eddington reached out and asked if I would like to be a beta reader and reviewer of her upcoming book, “Launch Your #1 Bestseller”?
My response? Well, yes! I need that and I need it now!
Today, she shared her book full of marketing success strategies that are clear, concise, and are laid out in to-do lists. I devoured her book in less than two hours… the best time I’ve ever spent!
I’m amazed at what I have overlooked and how simple it is to fix my oversights with Jerri’s step-through process… I love how she explains a process then outlines with action steps that are quick and easy.
Believe me. Regardless of your age, your experience, or your goals, Indie Publishing is the right place for authors to birth their babies. The problem is you need a publishing midwife. From my point of view, Jerri Eddington just added a new expertise to her credentials!
Donna Blevins, Ph.D.
Launch Your #1 Bestseller is a go to classic! Everything you need to know in one simple, easy to follow, spoken in layman’s terms format. If you are writing a book or have written a book, this is your go-to! Get it! Follow it! Jerri had had her own great success in marketing her books and here she generously shares her insights, wisdom, and steps, so you too, can become a Bestselling Author.
Rev. Aliza Bloom Robinson
Author, Speaker, Minister and Transformational Catalyst
This book is a great addition for any author. I really loved how simple
the step by step instructions were. It felt like I was guided to experience success in each chapter. I really love how Jerri Eddington explains easy action steps to becoming a best-selling author. I would recommend this
book to anyone. GREAT JOB!!
Karen Palmer is a 3x best-selling author and known as @Mindfulmediamom on all social media. Founder of Globalkindness Revolution.
As an aspiring author, I have been fascinated with learning how to take a book from its conception to best-seller status. I concluded that becoming a success in this arena is not just a matter of learning the craft of writing, but also mastering the art of effectively targeting one’s book to those who will want to buy it, read it, and benefit from its message. In my quest for information I have participated in a number of classes about how to write and promote a successful book. I have invariably found myself feeling stressed and so inundated with information that I didn’t know where to begin.
“Launch Your #1 Bestseller: Book Marketing Success Strategies” by Jerri Eddington Ed.D. is the first book I have read on this topic that takes what can seem like an overwhelming task and breaks it down into bite-size pieces that are easily digestible.
Dr. Jerri’s book pulls it all together by sharing a system she has personally tested with amazing results. She guides the reader on a journey through a step-by-step process that prioritizes each task along the way. She gives clear examples starting with a pre-launch list including: selecting the right title, mastering the world of social media, creating a platform of fans and supporters, to strategically planning a stellar book launch and post-launch follow-up with the newly created fan base. Dr. Jerri has proven that the system she advocates really works because she followed it to attain #1 International Best Seller status in multiple categories for her first solo book, “Work It Out Together! A Step-by-Step Guide for Implementing a Peer Mediation Program.” Her new “how-to” book is an excellent source for writers who are serious about doing the leg work to create a seamless upfront marketing plan, rather than leaving the success of their book projects to chance.
Donna S. Priesmeyer Contributing Author, 365 Book Series
As an author, myself, I can appreciate the rewards and challenges producing a winning manuscript that addresses a need, desire or professional objective. Dr. Eddington continually amazes me with her succinct ability to get to the meat of an issue, whether it be the step by step processes outlined in this fine read, but heart-centered and love-filled tomes of which she has also contributed.
Everyone has a book in them, because our uniqueness tells us so. Take the plunge if you have ever considered writing a book, and use this as your means by which to accomplish your dream.
David J. Dunworth Chief Experiences Officer Marketing Partners & Founder,
The i-Influencer ™ Academy
This useful book contains a lot of great information sure to help any author increase his or her sales. In it, you will find valuable information on everything from becoming an expert in your field to getting the most out of social media. I look forward to following the action steps that Dr. Jerri has laid out in her book to maximize search results in Google and Amazon and help increase sales of my own books.
Math teacher, Curriculum Coordinator, and Author
If you’re serious about wanting your book discovered and having it reach the bestseller list quickly, “Launch Your #1 Bestseller” is an incredible find. I wish I’d found it BEFORE I wasted so much money on high priced bestseller book launch programs.
It covers everything, from preparing the book to getting it listed on the most important sites to ensuring the all-important reviewers and “early adopters” see it, and more.
I’m not the greatest fan of having to schlep around and market my books, so the exercises at the end of each section made it easy to tackle the marketing side in simple bite-sized steps.
I highly recommend this book to beginners and seasoned-pros. After all the passion, we put in to create an amazing book, we certainly want to be sure it reaches the largest audience possible. For me, “Launch Your #1 Bestseller” is the blueprint I’m now using to make it happen!
James I. Bond
Author, The Secret Life of Fathers (2nd Edition)
Jerri Eddington doesn’t hold anything back in Launch Your #1 Bestseller. She guides you through a methodical process, not only of what to do, but when and how to do it. As you follow her proven Book Marketing Success Strategies, you will be well on your way to satisfying book release results.
Observing the action steps in phases, you will be surprised, as I was, to see the order in which the bestselling strategies are arranged. By following the prompts and when the time your actual book launch takes place, all of the “grunge” work will have positioned you, the author, for an enjoyable and triumphant event. As I prepare to re-launch my first published book, I am delightfully encouraged to have this blueprint from a trusted associate.
Jeana Solomon, Author
Launch Your #1 Bestseller: Book Marketing Success Strategies, is truly a winner! Dr. Jerri Eddington has once again written a remarkably succinct, step-by-step manual that takes a hopeful best-selling Amazon author all the way to #1. I learned so much from her book that I have, myself, been inspired to test the waters of authorship!
Everything the first-time Amazon author needs is right here – every website explaining all necessary information – from hashtag, to designing covers! Dr. Jerri also includes Brainstorming Sheets, Action Step Forms, and timeline information. All of the “Who, Whats, Wheres, Whens, Whys and Hows” it’s all included! Launch Your #1 Bestseller: Book Marketing Success Strategies, is the ONLY resource you will need to launch your book all the way to #1, and take your career to wherever you want to go!
Contributing Author, 365 Book Series
It is rare to find a book that takes you step-by-step through the process on how to publish and promote a book. Dr. Jerri Eddington’s book “Launch Your #1 Bestseller” does just that. It takes you through the process step-by-step! When reading this book, I found out how much I really didn’t know about what it takes to successfully write, publish and promote a book. This book is filled with everything you need to know about creating, publishing and promoting a book. Reading this book provided me with all the insight I needed. If you want to successfully create, publish and promote your book on your own, this is a MUST read. It’s easy to read and contains action steps for you to follow. This is what helped keep me on track. Thank You, Dr. Jerri Eddington!
Creating Positive Change
The author has covered everything in this book. She’s been there and done it. The book is straightforward and clearly written. The action steps are very useful. The links kept me from having to track down the resources myself, and I like that! I am doing a soft launch with my new book, “The Growing Up Years: Easy Family History Journal” (Volume 1). The principles in “Launch Your #1 Bestseller” still apply, and I will be referring to it again and again as I go through the launch process. This is a great resource for anyone who is self-published or intending to be.
Nancy H. Vest, Writer
Keeping Grandma Alive… and all the others, too
A REAL Gem for Writers!
This book is a thorough step-by-step instructions handbook, the REAL deal on how to write, self-publish and get to #1 Bestseller! Dr. Jerri Eddington is an expert strategist. As busy as I am, now I think even I can get the “book inside of me” out and to the world as My #1 bestseller!