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Twitter for Authors: 20 Ways to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books

Twitter for Authors: 20 Ways to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books

If you’re still trying to piece together the Twitter puzzle and figure out how to use it for book promotion, here are some effective strategies to make it easier and improve results! 1. Understand Your Audience – Success on Twitter, or with any marketing effort, starts with understanding your target audience. What are their interests? […]

Social Media for Authors: What to Tweet on Twitter

Social Media for Authors: What to Tweet on Twitter

Twitter was designed as a tool to share what you are up to and while you can tweet about what you’re having for lunch, it’s really not relevant (or interesting!). The goal for authors should be to engage your target audience by being entertaining, sharing useful information, or serving as a resource. Here are some […]

Interview with Expert Beth Barany, author of Overcome Writer’s Block

Interview with Expert Beth Barany, author of Overcome Writer’s Block

Name: Beth Barany Business name: BARANY CONSULTING Book Title(s): Overcome Writer’s Block: 10 Writing Sparks to Ignite Your Creativity  The Writer’s Adventure Guide: 12 Stages to Writing your Book Twitter for Authors: Social Media Book Marketing for Shy Writers Plus: two young adult fantasy novels and four paranormal romance novellas Website URL: http://www.BethBarany.com Social Media […]

Twitter Tools: What to Tweet when You’re an Author

Twitter Tools: What to Tweet when You’re an Author

As with any social media example, Twitter can be used to share anything from the most mundane details of your life—like what you had for lunch—to the much more relevant and exciting, such as promoting your book! Remember: The goal for authors should be to engage your target audience by being entertaining, sharing useful information, […]

Social Media Secrets of Success for Authors: How to Market Content Online and Build Your Fan Base

Social Media Secrets of Success for Authors: How to Market Content Online and Build Your Fan Base

Let’s face it: There’s a lot of chatter on social media sites. Between people exclaiming over the surprising events of the latest episode of their favorite TV show or sharing photos from their exotic vacation, it can be difficult to be heard—particularly if your goal is to promote your book and/or business. Here are nine […]

Publicity and PR Strategies: 8 Ways to Get Media Coverage (Without a Press Release)

Publicity and PR Strategies: 8 Ways to Get Media Coverage (Without a Press Release)

More than ever, I’m seeing “traditional” ways of getting media coverage, such as sending press releases, meeting with less and less success. Authors must be savvy about current trends in book promotion using more creative methods. Following are some proven strategies I use that can help you gain more media attention. 1. Create a Media […]

Authors: Build Your Audience and Sell More Books Using Twitter

Authors: Build Your Audience and Sell More Books Using Twitter

Here are twenty effective, easy strategies to use Twitter to promote your book! 1. Share Blog Posts – Every author needs a blog so if you don’t yet have one, this should be priority number one. Then, share each new blog post—title and link—on Twitter. The goal is to entice your audience to click through […]

Simple Book Promotion Tip: Update Your Online Profiles

Simple Book Promotion Tip: Update Your Online Profiles

If you have a few free moments and would like to utilize a simple step to help promote your book, consider updating your online profiles! Online profiles contain information about you and are available on websites where you are a member. For example, if you have a Yahoo or AOL email account, you have a […]