In today’s Book Marketing Update there are plenty of great book marketing tips for you.
I especially appreciate the post from Written Word Media about preorders. Bookmark it and refer to it when you have new releases.
Keep writing and marketing your books!
The Ultimate Guide to Launching a Book for Indie Authors from Alliance for Independent Authors: This post provides a comprehensive list of tasks to complete for your next book launch. Be sure to save this list and use it every time you launch a new book.
So You Want to Start a Fiction Podcast? by Multitude Productions: If you are seriously considering a podcast, be sure to download this 50-page PDF. You’ll learn everything you need to know on this topic. But remember this: podcasts are time consuming. I used to had one and I had to abandon it due to time constraints.
How to Market Self-Published Books in the Digital World from Ingram Spark: “Before we dive into the nitty gritty, let’s get one thing straight. The most important part of your digital marketing strategy is your plan. It’s important to start off with clear author goals and a defined target audience. Based on your budget and/or resources, you’ll then decide which elements you’ll include in your marketing plan and create a timeline to stay organized. In this post, we’ll discuss top digital marketing strategies to include in your book marketing plan.”
The Author’s Guide to eBook Pre-orders from Written Word Media: “Think of pre-orders as a tool in your promo stack toolkit for new releases. They shouldn’t be the only marketing activity you undertake for a new release, but they certainly shouldn’t be overlooked.”
Facebook to Launch Self-Publishing Platform for Writers, Journalists to Monetize Content from Variety: Be sure to read this article. However, don’t fall for it. Be cautious about what Facebook is doing and don’t jump into it. No one yet knows how Facebook will really treat the writers who sign up for these services. I suspect this is just another way for Facebook to monetize its operations.
Facebook is Looking to Launch Audio-Only Rooms to Hook Into the Social Audio Trend from Social Media Today: Not to be outdone, Facebook plans to introduce it’s own version of Clubhouse, an audio-based social media platform. Stay tuned.