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Defining your target audience is much easier said than done.
Many writers end up skipping this step because they fail to recognize its importance in their book marketing plans.
But the truth is, identifying and understanding the wants, needs and desires of your ideal readership can “make or break” your marketing strategy.
Without a solid grasp of what makes your readers tick – and what they are really searching for – you will waste a considerable amount of time and energy promoting your work to an indifferent market.
Or worse, you’ll begin to receive pushback or negative reviews from people that your book was never written for.
But here’s the good news…
There is a wealth of information at your fingertips, about every audience and sub-genre imaginable.
From basic demographics like age, gender, location, income, occupation or ethnicity, to audience psychographics, like personality, attitudes, values, interests, hobbies, lifestyle and even behaviour.
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