Author Platform Basics for the Confused Writer
Book Marketing, Marketing, Social Media

Author Platform Basics for the Confused Writer

I firmly believe writers need to be thinking of their author platform constantly. Long before your book comes to life, you need to be showing up consistently for your audience. Don’t wait until your book is published, by then you’ll already be behind the eight ball. What is an Author Platform? An author platform is… Continue reading Author Platform Basics for the Confused Writer

Book Marketing, Social Media, Writing

What You Didn’t Know About Hiring an Author Assistant

I’m continually surprised by how many writers are interested in what I do. Sometimes it feels like I’m hanging out in all the writing groups on Facebook but still haven’t been able to reach anyone. Once again last week, in an effort to find out how I can create a freebie that’s actually valuable for… Continue reading What You Didn’t Know About Hiring an Author Assistant

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How An Assistant Can Save Authors Time And Money

Having an assistant can greatly decrease both your daily workload and stress, but that doesn’t mean it has to be a huge cost. Hiring an assistant can cost less than one hundred dollars a month! There are many great ways that an assistant can help. In just two hours a month, an assistant can help… Continue reading How An Assistant Can Save Authors Time And Money

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Valuable And Helpful Ways Authors Can Prepare For Hiring Help

There are a few things that an author can have ready when they decide to start working with an assistant. Having these things in order can not only help the relationship go more smooth but help the process become more effective as well. I have seen it happen more than once that an author hires… Continue reading Valuable And Helpful Ways Authors Can Prepare For Hiring Help

Book Marketing, Social Media

The Book Marketing Advice New Authors Need To See

Book marketing is an expanse world that is ever-changing and full of opinions. When you’re starting out as a newly published author, marketing can feel daunting and intimidating. There are a few things that can simplify or streamline marketing and ease your mind in the process. One of the best things you can do in… Continue reading The Book Marketing Advice New Authors Need To See

Valuable Ways Authors Can Use Goodreads To Their Advantage
Book Marketing, Reading, Social Media

Valuable Ways Authors Can Use Goodreads To Their Advantage

Goodreads is a platform many authors don’t immediately think of when it comes to creating social media accounts, but it is an important one. Though Goodreads isn’t as user-friendly as Facebook, or as large as Instagram, it is incredibly helpful for authors. As an author, when it comes to utilizing Goodreads your options are virtually… Continue reading Valuable Ways Authors Can Use Goodreads To Their Advantage

Budget Friendly Book Marketing Ideas You Need to Be Implementing
Book Marketing, Marketing, Social Media

Budget Friendly Book Marketing Ideas You Need to Be Implementing

Book marketing is not only a complex thing, but it can also be expensive. Luckily there are many great ways an author can market their book on a small budget. Social media can be a very helpful way an author can market their book with little to no budget. Newsletter promotion is another great way… Continue reading Budget Friendly Book Marketing Ideas You Need to Be Implementing

Important Reasons Authors Need To Be Using Social Media
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Important Reasons Authors Need To Be Using Social Media

  Social media is something most take for granted these days. Not only is social media something that helps close the distance between friends and family who are far apart, but it can also be helpful in a person’s work life too. Social media can be very beneficial for authors, from building relationships with readers,… Continue reading Important Reasons Authors Need To Be Using Social Media

Book Marketing, Reading, Writing

Excellent Ways To Build Relationships With Readers

  Building relationships is one of the most important things that an author can do in the marketing process. This can be a difficult task, but one that social media can help simplify. Social media helps authors build relationships by allowing them an easy way to interact with readers in many ways. An author can… Continue reading Excellent Ways To Build Relationships With Readers

#BookMarketingChat Roundup (And Holiday Book Marketing Advice Authors Need to See)
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#BookMarketingChat Roundup (And Holiday Book Marketing Advice Authors Need to See)

Book marketing is something that stresses authors out all year round, but it can get especially difficult during the holidays. During a recent Book Marketing Chat (find the summary here) several authors had a wonderful discussion on some of the holiday marketing ideas that they have had success with or enjoyed as readers.   There… Continue reading #BookMarketingChat Roundup (And Holiday Book Marketing Advice Authors Need to See)