Marketing Your Fiction Book
Authors with new books are constantly on the lookout for new ways to market those books.
It's Tuesday and that means it's time for another guest author who is excited to share her knowledge and expertise with you.
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Julien Smith and I are hard at work writing our first book, Trust Agents , about how the social web helps turn relationships into serious business (or some such).
Earlier posts in this series: Writing a Book – Finding Time Writing a Book – Discipline Writing a Book – Structure
We speak of the need to utilize PMDs (aka Producers of Marketing & Distribution) on Indie/TFF movies these days, but how do these people get trained (not to mention, paid for)?
With the breadth and depth of social media services out there, it’s no wonder that we often find ourselves lost in the vast array of services.
The list below briefly describes 10 effective ways to promote - and sell more of - your books.
While Facebook is a great platform for connecting with your audience and potential consumers, the social media site is not going to do the job of engaging them for you. The audience is definitely there, but even if you have developed a Facebook dream team , actually engaging with it is a nonstop process that demands continuous testing, listening and tweaking. What you shouldn't do is drown your community in a sea of posts and content. Inundating your "likes" with a barrage of status updates and content doesn't mean they're going to jump into the conversation by default. In fact, it might alienate them. With that in mind, Monte Lutz, SVP/group head for Edelman Digital, provides 10 tips for building an engaged community on Facebook.
What lies behind the fantastic success of some of the most high-profile independent authors? You know, the people like J.A.
The term free book marketing is self-explanatory, but words like “Goodreads” and “LibraryThing” — book marketing tools — are not. Here’s an excerpt from our helpful free book marketing list :