In this edition of the Book Marketing Update there are so many great posts to read.
As I tried to select a you-must-read post, I couldn’t decide which one stood out from the rest. They are all great.
Definitely check out the Alliance of Independent Authors’ ultimate guide to pre-orders. This is an important topic.
Also read the post about how to select the best social media platforms for your book marketing.
Enjoy your reading about how to improve your book marketing.
7 Secrets to a Successful Book Launch—with No Drama or Stress by Andrea Schmidt: Andrea suggests seven steps to follow as you approach your book launch. What’s the first step? Be a friend to yourself.
The Ultimate Guide to Pre-orders for Indie Authors from Alliance of Independent Authors: Read this post before your next book launch.
What Is An ISBN? 11 Facts For Self-Publishing Authors by Dave Chesson: “When you get ready to produce your self-published book, you’ll need something called an ISBN. This 13-digit number can be an enigma if you’re not well-versed in the technical side of self-publishing. The good news is that the ISBN system is easy to figure out.”
Writing and Marketing Crime Fiction with Edd James and from Joanna Penn: “What are the key elements of a good crime novel? How can you reboot your author career through publishing and marketing changes? Ed James shares insights on his writing craft and author business.”
Authors on Social Media: Choosing Platforms and Avoiding Burnout from BookBub Partners: I absolutely love this blog post. I’m a huge believe that authors don’t need to be everywhere online. Trying to keep up with multiple social media platforms is exhausting. Make sure you read this post.
Should Authors Review Books? from Writer Unboxed and by Greer Macallister: Greer explores a topic that is seldom discussed: authors who review their colleague’s books. Be sure to check out this post.
How to Create a Book Trailer with Book Brush – with Corey Alderin and from Self Publishing Formula: Check out this post to learn more about Book Brush.
Post Book Launch Depression Is a Thing from Jane Friedman’s blog and by Rachel Michelberg: “In the two months since I gave birth to a book, I’ve discovered that post-partum publishing depression is a thing. Even when the baby doesn’t cry at all.”