I hope you enjoy this Book Marketing Update
I’ve been so busy … not with gift buying … just life! It seems that we have more and more to do when we should carve out time to relax, right?
Well, I’ve been running around too much. I hope you have been taking time to slow down, walk your dog (if you have one), and take in the winter scene.
And write, of course!
The Best BookBub Ads of 2021 – from BookBub Partners: Study these ads to determine how your BookBub ads can also be successful.
You’ve probably seen it – Amazon sales pages that inexplicably have whole sections of fancy graphics dedicated to catching readers’ eyes and singing the book’s praises. Case in point: the Harry Potter novels. For most of us who aren’t J.K. Rowling, such sales page customisation has been out of reach. Until now. Amazon have recently rolled out A+ Content to every author who publishes on their platform.”
Email Signature Best Practices Guide with Examples – from MailerLite: This post explains how you can take advantage of your email signature to broaden your community, increase traffic to your website, and establish goals whether it’s newsletter sign-ups or more book sales.
10 Social Media Design Tips to Skyrocket Your Website Traffic [Infographic] – from Social Media Today: I love (and follow) these tips all the time but I tend to limit my images to a smaller range of colors. Consistency in fonts and colors is important to convey a consistent brand image. Definitely check out this post.
Looking to boost your social media audience with organic followers who are genuinely interested in your brand? These methods work. – by Julia E. McCoy and – from Search Engine Journal: “Looking to boost your social media audience with organic followers who are genuinely interested in your brand? These methods work.”
How To Get More Instagram Followers In 2021: The Definitive Guide – from Blogging Wizard: There are great tips in this post. Definitely check them out and experiment with using some of them with your community on Instagram.
Take a Look at These, Too
Patience, Ambition, And Financial Independence – with M.K. Williams and from Joanna Penn: “How can you cultivate patience for your long-term author career? How can you figure out your personal, creative and financial goals and make choices toward them? MK Williams talks about these questions, as well as podcast marketing and turning a blog or transcript into a book.”
How to protect your manuscript from computer meltdowns and hackers – from Nathan Bransford: Nathan discusses local storage, backups in the cloud, and the vagaries of computer hard drives.