I hope you enjoy this week’s Book Marketing Update.
I included some posts I don’t normally include, such as the article on SEO. But as authors you also need to learn how to improve traffic to your websites.
I always love Anne R. Allen’s posts and in her newest article she does not disappoint.
Enjoy all of the posts and keep writing!
8 Marketing & Sales Takeaways from US Book Show from BookBub Partners: This is a solid post with good book marketing strategies.
Tips for Indie Authors to Create a Winning Sales Strategy from Sabrina Ricci: This post details the author’s top book marketing tips.
I’m Selling Books on TikTok, No Dancing (or Crying) Required from Jane Friedman and by Ashleigh Renard: Is TikTok for every author? No, it’s not. But in some cases it will help you to get more book sales. Definitely check out this post.
How To Create An Interview Series That Grows Your Blog from Blogging Wizard and by Lyn Wildwood: Interviewing your genre or industry’s influencers (such as Jane Friedman or Joanna Penn) increased the authority of your website and will drive traffic to your blog.
Search Engine Optimization
The Simple Guide to SEO for Your Landing Pages from MailerLite: “SEO, short for Search Engine Optimization, is a process to make your website and landing pages more visible (rank higher) in the organic results of search engines.” This post details five tips to achieve enhanced results.
Social Media News
Twitter Continues Work on Its New Spaces Tab, Adds Editing Options for Scheduled Spaces from Social Media Today: “As Clubhouse downloads continue to slow, Twitter continues to add new elements to boost the use of its own audio Spaces option, which will soon include a new, dedicated Spaces tab …”
Twitter’s Coming ‘Super Follow’ Subscription Option Will Require 10k Followers, Will Begin Testing Soon by Andrew Hutchinson: This is how Twitter describes this feature: “Offer your followers a little something extra and earn money each month. They’ll get access to a more personal experience with bonus content, and you’ll get paid for what you create. It’s a win-win situation.”
Self-Publishing is a Business: Don’t Treat it Like a Childish Game by Anne R. Allen: If you are an author and you self-publish, you are running a business. This post explores this topic and offers sound advice.
Indie Author Success Stories to Inspire You from Australian Writers’ Centre: Self-publishing offers authors independence while also laying more responsibilities on your shoulders. Learn how a variety of authors made it big while self-publishing.