Prepare to Promote your eBook (rated 1-10, 10 being imperative) 

1.       get a Facebook account, complete your profile, observe and start commenting (10)

2.       make a list all of your pre-existing social networks and circles, active and inactive, and "work" that list (10)

a.       HS class

b.      College class

c.       Work newsletter

d.      Orgs newsletters

e.      Writers/Readers groups

f.        Online groups

g.       Other memberships

3.    start blogging, but do not spam! (10)

4.    get a Twitter account, complete your profile, observe and start tweeting (9)

5.    get a website or a webpage (at the very least, have a Readers Matrix page) (9)

6.    start your own blog (5)

7.    get a LinkedIn account, complete your profile, observe and start commenting (4)

8.    get a Google+ account, complete your profile, observe and start commenting (4)

 

What you need to sell books and how to get it 

1.       Web presence

a.       website or webpage

b.      Facebook

c.       Twitter

d.       Blogs

e.      Online book reviews

2.       product

a.       novel

b.      short story

c.       anthology

d.      other

3.       repeat sales

a.       front and back matter

b.      soliciting customers from product sold

c.       follow up on past customers

4.       easy access outlets

a.       Amazon

b.      B&N

c.       iTunes (iBooks)

d.      Smashwords

e.      Sony

5.        targeted audience

a.       websites

b.      blogs

c.       organizations

6.       plan for a sustained marketing campaign

7.       build a contact list (email)

8.       support group(s)