Of all the marketing you've done for your ebook, paperback, hardback, whatever--of everything you've tried, what would you say has worked the best? I've heard various comments, such as:
Comments? Additions? Subtractions?
I contacted every NJ library; I sent them postcards; I made phone calls.
Minerva, you present exceedingly well here. Why not do your marketing online?
For that matter, the personal effort never pays off. Publishers like it because they can get it for nothing and it keeps bookstores happy. How happy depends on how many books you sell. People in business have their eye on the bottom line.