Are you a published author? Want to be one? If you’re not blogging on a regular basis, you’re missing out on a prime opportunity to bolster your following and get more readers not just of your book, but of your blog. Think readers don’t care about author blogs? Then you’d be wrong!
Most of us as authors have more than enough to keep track of in the social media sphere without adding those dreaded hashtags. I mean what are they Just to recap, hashtags are keywords with a # or hash in front of them. Everyone is using them, but not everyone is using them correctly.
When you’re a new author, figuring out how to market your book effectively so you get book sales is tough. Just trying to navigate the book marketing jungle is enough to make some authors give up before they’ve started. But you don’t have to be one of those authors. You can instead be one of the authors in the know. One of your best tools for effective book marketing is Twitter. Twitter scares many new authors because they don’t know how to use it effectively to sell their books. Here are five tips to get you the new author started:
I have run into more than one author online who has been convinced that sending promotions to groups, e-mail lists that have been opted into, tweet posts, FB posts etc. that are similar or the same are spam. My first thought when I hear an author say, "But I can’t send that promotion out on the groups again it’ll be considered spam!" is that someone hasn’t taken their marketing classes or done their research.