Can you sell more books with social media? Certainly. Will social media ever be a main source of book sales? Not in the foreseeable future. Do you want to ignore the stream of book sales you can make and loyal … Read More
I am still digesting the wonderful post from the BookBub Partners Blog on the 98 Book Marketing Ideas That Can Help Authors Increase Sales. The first section of the presentation addresses what I think is the fundamental bedrock of successful book marketing: Know Thy Audience.
I am still digging it to all the goodies in the recent post on the BookBub blog, 98 Book Marketing Ideas That Can Help Authors Increase Sales. In a previous post, I expanded on their advice to claim your social media profiles. The BookBub article is bursting with helpful ideas including how to give your latest book release a boost with home page branding.
Continuing in my series of best resources for authors in 2016, today we look at podcasts. I love them. I listen to them mostly when driving. I have a Stitcher app on my phone that sinks with my car radio so I can catch up on all my favorites while driving. Many people I know listen while they are working out or walking. I don’t listen to as many as I would like because they are a time commitment. You need to find a way to multi-task them into your day, but it’s worth the work. There are quite a few good ones out there. At any rate, here are my favorites.
Continuing in my theme of five resources for writers in 2016, today we’ll look at blogs. I don’t know about you, but I read many blogs on a daily basis. I start out by skimming the titles in my RSS reader (Feedly) and Inbox and then go on to read posts I think may be of interest to my followers. If they are posts I want to use for future reference, I save them in Readability. Here are the top blogs I think offer authors the best social media marketing advice for all levels from beginner to advanced: