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Although I enjoyed his other book,Write to market more, this book still contains a lot of valuable info for launching a book. Some of the info will be very obvious to authors, such as the importance of a good mailing list, other snippets, less so. Chris carefully takes the reader through a book launch, starting from pre launch. Written in a very easy going style, you can almost imagine you are engaging in a virtual book launch.
As a newbie author I found this book very helpful in summing up all the things I need to do to successfully launch and market my book. I really enjoyed Chris's writing style as well, and the fact it only took me an hour to read the whole book.