Poetry and marketing. Not words that usually go together. There’s a stereotype in the writing community that a “real” poet isn’t concerned with making a name for him or herself, developing a strong reputation as a writer, gaining an audience, and being recognized for his/her poems. However, many writers have found success and gained notoriety with their poetry. Here are a few steps to help you market your poems without losing sight of the important creative work involved with being a poet.