Getting the Silent Treatment

by | Jan 22, 2013 | Social Media for Authors

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I have had several calls recently with authors who have been marketing on their own and are really concerned about the deafening silence they’ve been getting in response to the work they’re doing. Are you feeling this way? If you’re nodding your head you aren’t alone. Marketing is tough, silence is tougher.

Last year I launched a book under a pseudonym, not at all connected with me or AME. Why did I do that? Because I wanted to test the system — I wanted to see first-hand how tough it was to be out there. Often authors say “Well, but you’re a marketing person and people know you.” True that. So now with this book I’m not. I’m just another author, out there trying to get noticed and you know what I found? The silence is hell.

Read more: The Silent Treatment


  1. Kathleen Smith

    Thanks for your article it was a little helpful for me to read as an author.
    Thanks again.


    • Paula


      Thanks for stopping by – we’re so glad you enjoyed the article!


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