I know I’ve said this before but there is a lot to love in this week’s Book Marketing Update.
From book marketing tips to Amazon tips to publishing tips … whoa! I continue to be amazed by all the information other authors share to help the greater publishing community to succeed.
Enjoy the tips below and the rest of your summer!
When should you put a new cover on your book? by Jennifer Crosswhite and from Nessgraphica: “Every reader will see your book cover, and it plays a huge part in their decision to buy your book or not.”
How We Hit the USA Today Bestseller List with a Multi-Author Anthology: This is an interest post about a group of romance authors who collaborated on an anthology.
Some Unconventional Advice About How to Write the D*mn Blurb by Ruth Harris: “Your blurb (aka Production Description on Amazon) has one — and only one — purpose: to make the reader an offer s/he can’t refuse.”
3 Steps for a Great Small Press Experience by E. J. Wenstrom and from Elizabeth Craig: “The right small press can be an incredible way to get your books into readers’ hands! But it’s important to know what you’re looking for in a publisher, take steps to know who you’re getting into business with, and be an active partner in the process.”
The Ultimate Guide to Print Publishing Options for Indie Authors from Alliance of Independent Authors: This post reviews print publishing options for writers.
How to Make Six Figures Self-Publishing Children’s Books from Jane Friedman and by Darcy Pattison: If you write children’s literature, be sure to check out this post.
Do You Need Keywords to Get Into Certain Book Categories? by Dave Chesson: This post outlines a recap of how Amazon’s categories used to work and new changs to the platform.
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Hey, I’m Frances Caballo and I’m a social media expert for writers, building and managing author platforms to enhance book sales. A writer all of my life, I also provide content writing and email marketing services. If all you need is some training, I enjoy offering one-on-one training sessions as well. Of course, check out my free, email-based social media training course (you’ll get a free, 64-page Twitter ebook with it). Or, sign up for one of my social media audits to find out how you’re really doing.