The first blog post in this Book Marketing Update is about the newest buzz: A+ Content from Amazon.
When I first heard about it, I was skeptical. But I like what I’ve read so far and I include below a link to an explanation about this news from the Nonfiction Authors Association.
I also include below posts about audiobooks, email marketing, and publishing.
I hope you like this week’s edition and I especially hope you are enjoying your summer.
How to Publish Charts, Images, and Custom Content on Your Amazon Book Page with A+ Content from Amazon from Nonfiction Authors Association: This is a how-to blog post for incorporating Amazon A+ Content on your book sales pages.
The Metaverse for Authors and Publishing. Web 3.0, VR, AR, and the Spatial Web from Joanna Penn: I can always count on Joanna Penn to point the way to innovations authors need to know about. Be sure to check out this post if you want to stay up-to-date on marketing strategies.
Increase Your Email Open Rate with Preheaders from MailerLite: “The email preheader is the first line of text that appears next to the subject line in your recipient’s inbox. On mobile devices, your email preheader text is often more prominent than the subject line. And, good preheaders are proven to help boost your open rates!”
Audiobooks: Your Guide to the Fastest Growing Format from Reedsy: The audiobook boom has taken the publishing industry by storm in recent years. In 2020, US audiobooks sales eclipsed eBook sales for the first time, reaching an impressive $1.2 billion, and the market is expected to reach $3.26 billion globally in the coming year.
Should You Publish Your Book with a Small Press? Two Literary Agents Advise from Jane Friedman and by Sangeta Mehta: “As Big Five publishers merge and the competition to land a book deal becomes increasingly fierce, small press publishing can seem like an ideal option for some writers.”
Helping You Focus on Your Writing – with Dan Clark about @BrainfmAp and from Mark Dawson and James Blatch: “Every writer needs to find a way to spend focused time being creative. Brian.fm is a science-based app that uses sound and music to help artists and other creative people use the time they have to best effect.”