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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Determining Your Audience
Have you defined your target
audience? Do you know what they are looking for? It will make the
marketing process much easier if you start with marketing in mind
before the book is even written.
This applies to fiction and
Whether you are writing a
short how-to guide as a Kindle book or a hundred thousand word epic
novel, your target market is not “everybody”. Even for
best-sellers the target audience is not everybody. There are people
who cannot stand Stephen King’s writing. There are people that gag
at the thought of opening a book by Nicholas Sparks. Yet we are all
envious of their success. They write mega-bestsellers even with
Just because a book is written
for a particular audience doesn’t mean that they will be the only
ones who read it. If it is well written, then your target audience
will want everybody to read it.
Think of Harry Potter. Who is
the target audience for the first Harry Potter book? If you said 10
year old boys, then you are our big winner. Now, are ten year old
boys the only people reading Harry Potter? Hardly. You are not
limited by your target audience, but you still need one for focus.