Why Would Someone Buy Your Book?

Marketing Christian Books

The number one reason people buy a book is because they have a connection to the author. This connection can come in a variety of forms:

  • They personally know the author.
  • They have heard the author speak.
  • They have read other books by the author.
  • The author is an influencer they listen to, watch, or follow.
  • They have a friend or family member who has recommended the author or book.
  • A publication or organization they trust recommends the book.

Sometimes people buy books they discover in a bookstore or online because they are looking for a good read or a book on a particular subject to help them with a problem they have. However, the majority of the time, people purchase a book because they have some type of connection to the author.

Are you making connections with readers?

I recently heard a speaker say that there are four reasons…

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4 Comments

  1. This blog post is spot on. Connecting with readers and having integrity as vital as an author. Readers need to trust that you will deliver the best story possible and not waste their time or money. Thanks for sharing!

    1. I couldn’t have said it better myself Esther.

  2. Great question – the answer to this question determines the success of your book

    1. Yes it does. Ideally, we should answer this question before we publish.

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