Guest Post: Ebook Promotion Tips, How to Attract and Engage Readers

By Athar Majeed To expose your ebook to many readers as possible, here are some creative ideas to promote it. Just like its paper counterpart, an ebook requires effective promotion strategies to reach the readers. Frankly speaking, no matter how great and informative your book is, it would serve its purpose only if it gets into …

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Social Media Tips and Tricks

Social media platforms (and online platforms in general) are constantly changing. Here are a few new features and tips: Pinterest Pinterest now has a more ways of shopping via the platform. Pins now have pricing and stock information, and have links that go directly to the retailer's site. These Product Pins are also more discoverable …

Storytelling and Marketing with Videos

There are many ways to tell stories, and to market your work. One way I've been toying around with recently is video. Here's an example of a video I made for my I Know Dino channel: In the future, I may add some audio narration. At the time, I was thinking people would only be …

An Interview with Jack Woodville London, Author of Children of a Good War

Jack Woodville London is the author of Children of a Good War. Read on for his interview. Eleanor Hastings knew from experience that some bombs lie buried for decades before blowing up to hurt someone. Now, forty years after World War II, a cache of faded wartime letters is discovered in a cellar, causing Eleanor's …

Media Kits and Author Websites

When it comes to marketing, it pays to have a strategy. According to Content Marketing Institute, you should build systems, figure out goals, and streamline your processes.  One way to do this is by building an author website. But before you do that, you'll want to determine your target audience. Your Writer Platform has a …

Tips for Getting Opt Ins to Your Email List

I've been doing a lot of research lately about building email lists and writing effective newsletters. Of course, one of the keys is to get people to opt in to your email list. There are a lot of examples and articles about how to entice people to opt in. The most simple way is to …

Tips and Tricks for Promoting Your Book

After writing (and editing), marketing and promotion is a key step in book publishing. It helps to keep this in mind throughout the whole process. For example, The Book Designer recommends authors take into account a couple key questions: Who are you writing for? Where does your reader hang out? With this information, you can …

Guest Post: How to Create an Engaging Author Website That People Will Actually Visit

By Mariah T. The key to being a successful author is exposure. You have to get your book out there. You can thank the internet because the PR game is now in your hands. The architecture of a solid website is enough to get readers curious about what you wrote. But getting started creating a …

Indie Author Marketing Guide: Twitter

Twitter is one of the largest social media platforms, and when used correctly, can really help boost an indie author's platform. According to Social Media for Writers, "23 percent of online adults living in the United States are active on Twitter." The post also breaks down the demographic of Twitter users, down to age, gender, …

Guest Post: A Guide To Successful Youtube Video Marketing

By Sheena Mathieson  Sheena Mathieson is a freelance writer who shares some helpful tips on using YouTube. Videos are used for various purposes – ranging from educational to entertaining. In fact, YouTube was made in order for people online to find videos quickly. Thanks to its search engine and social media system, their vision was …