Skyrocket Your Book Marketing by Attending a Trade Show

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What is the Christian Product Expo? The Christian Products Expo is the trade show where products are displayed for Christian retailers to order for their stores. Walking into the CPE trade show, it looked like dozens of other trade shows I’d attended. Instead of finding a bunch of self-absorbed, business types, I found a community of believers (authors, publishers, and bookstore owners) working to promote the kingdom of God and each other, rather than their bottom line. I was continually amazed at the love and acceptance of total strangers who didn’t know me but reached out to befriend a brand-new aspiring author. Read on to learn how to skyrocket your book marketing by attending a trade show.

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Why Indie Authors Need a Writing Community

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Every author can benefit from being part of a writer group. An author’s journey can be lonely, and we need writing friends who understand the highs and lows writers experience. Brainstorming with writer groups can spark creativity. Networking offers new connections that can lead to more writing opportunities. Collaboration allows us to combine our resources to get our messages in front of a wider audience of readers. We will find endless benefits when we realize we’re stronger together through writer groups.

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