This edition of the Indie Author Weekly Update is jam-packed with information to help you sell more books. David Kudler and Penny Sansevieri make the case for writing compelling book descriptions. And Amy Collins delves into the importance of live streaming to reach more readers. I hope you enjoy them.
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5 Ways To Use Voice Search To Sell More Books from Joanna Penn: This is, to me, a revolutionary post on book marketing. It delves into using voice search to enhance your book marketing results.
How to Leverage Book Signings from Alliance of Independent Authors: Self-Publishing Advice Center: Book signings enhance visibility in your community. In this post, author
Have I Got a Book for You! Compelling Book Descriptions – Part 2 from TheBookDesigner.com and by David Kudler: How you describe your book at online retailers is critical. In this post, David Kudler reviews great book descriptions and delves into keywords. It’s a great post!
How to Improve Your #Amazon Book Descriptions from Jane Friedman’s blog and by Penny Sansevieri: Penny also delves into the importance of compelling book descriptions. Be sure to read it. A few tips: use headlines, paragraphs, bolding, and bullets or numbers.
How to Effectively Use Live Video (Even If You Fear the Camera) to Reach Readers from Jane Friedman and by Amy Collins: Amy Collins reviews the reasons why authors should consider live-streaming to reach more readers. The post includes a template of subjects authors can use.
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7 ways book publishing will change over the next few years from The Idea Logical Company: The author makes some interesting predictions about the future of publishing.
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