9 Ways To Avoid A Humiliating Public Failure At Your Book Signing Event

Excellent ideas on book signings here here, from Dan Alatorre’s blog… Have to Share!!!

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You finally worked up the nerve to ask a real, live bookstore to have you sign books at an event!

Okay, you emailed them.

But they replied and now you have a signing event! Woo hoo!

Uh oh…

A real live event.With people.

Or worse, maybe with NO people.

I can hear your heart pounding from here. You’ve heard horror stories about signings. Nobody came. Nobody bought a book…

Yeah , that can happen. IF YOU DON’T PLAN FOR A SUCCESSFUL EVENT.

It can happen even if you DO plan. So what do you do? After all, for the most part you tend to be humiliation-averse.

Good thing I was here!

I have 9 tips for what you need to make your signing a hit, plus some bonus tips for before and after the event, and a few planning/social media suggestions.

The biggest thing to…

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4 thoughts on “9 Ways To Avoid A Humiliating Public Failure At Your Book Signing Event

  1. I am definitely going to try that “hand the book to them” thing. Can’t hurt!

    • It works. The bookstore owners are happy to have me back because I’m one of t few authors who doesn’t ‘just sit there” aka, I sell more books. Glad you found the post helpful!

  2. It’s such a simple thing, but I’d never thought to do that…

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