I hope you enjoy today’s edition of the Book Marketing Update.
I especially liked the blog posts about social media that I found this past week. I hope you like them too.
Under the heading Read These Too, there are some interesting articles that I also discovered.
Enjoy this week’s Book Marketing Update and have a wonderful weekend!
My Best Book Marketing Tip: Talk to Libraries! – from Colleen M. Story: “The Pittsburgh area is rich in libraries. So, before Covid, I had a lot of success pitching author talks to libraries.”
How to Use Goodreads to Promote Your Book – from Author Media: “When readers look for their next book, they often ask their reading friends for recommendations, and Goodreads helps facilitate that conversation.”
Why Every Writer Needs a Social Media Executor, NOW! – by Anne R. Allen: “Social Media Executor? That may not be a term you’re familiar with, but believe me, you need one.”
TikTok Shares New Tips on How to Maximize Content Performance in the App – from Social Media Today: Check out the five tips for creating successful TikTok videos.
New Report Provides Insight into Best Posting Times on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn – from Social Media Today: “There’s no one perfect time for all businesses to post to any social app – but, if you’re trying to plan out your strategy, and you’re considering when you should be scheduling, this annual report from the team at Sprout Social can provide some guidance for your planning and experiments, to help you find the right times and cadences for your approach.”
We Have a Creativity Problem – from the New York Times: “Outwardly, we praise innovation. Inwardly, we harbor a visceral aversion to it, studies have found.”
Read These Too
Cafe in Koenji is Only For Writers Working on a Deadline – from Spoon & Tamago: “Are you a writer working towards a hard deadline but having trouble getting work done? Then the Manuscript Writing Cafe is your new best friend. “
How to Gracefully Leave Your Writing Group – by Lisa Cooper Ellison and from Jane Friedman: If you’re ready to ditch your writing group, you may find this post helpful.
New / Popular / Best for April 2022 – from Bard Press: This post features “new books in the inspiration how-to space, what book was popular at the moment that should be paid attention to, and what was a best-book-of-all-time that I should check out.”