Start Here: Marketing Your Book for self-publishers and indie authors. Links to articles to help get started finding the audience for your book. This is the seventh in a series.
This Week in the Self-Publishing Blogs, July 25 – 31, 2010 + Blog Notes including posts by Chris Brogan, Joe Konrath, Christy Pinheiro, Alan Rinzler and Hank Quense
Authors Who Want to Get Started on Twitter can follow these simple ten steps to learn how to find people to follow, and how to start building a tribe. Once you identify the thought leaders in your niche, you are on your way to learning the ins and outs of connecting on Twitter.
A Series on how Authors can use article marketing to attract targeted readers to their sites. This part of the series looks at Linking Strategies. There are specific rules and useful guidelines about how to link, where to put your links, and the role links play in article marketing.
I’m on a campaign to bring some of the accumulated wisdom of copywriters and internet business to the world of author blogs. If you think about it, a nonfiction author with a book to sell is a perfect candidate for online business. If you can sell your book as both a printed book and a […]
This is a continuation of the What Does Self-Publishing Cost series: What Does Self-Publishing Cost: A Preview What Does Self-Publishing Cost: DIY Today let’s look at the next level of ambition, the author who decides to publish and seriously attempt to sell books in an economical way. Let’s call this publisher the Online Self-Publisher. 9 […]
I’ve heard all the reasons. I’ve listened to the excuses. I’ve tried to convince people that “Twitter doesn’t bite.” In fact, the very first blog post I ever wrote was about how to get your feet wet in the Twitter pond. Okay, I’m a Twitter fan. Outside my blog, that’s where I spend time online. […]
Last month I published an article called Author Platform: What Are You Waiting For? that attempted to communicate my enthusiasm for marketing through social media and online generally. Response was strong with people chiming in in the comments. I asked one poster, Bill Quain, to expand on his book marketing ideas. And Bill took me […]
Our speaker at the Saturday meeting of the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association was Carol White, of Carol White, Marketing Maven. Carol wrote a presentation specifically for BAIPA, about challenges and opportunities in marketing self-published books. The presentation was very full, with numerous slides and bullet lists, and even handouts. I’m going to skim over […]