Indie Author Weekly Update – April 26, 2019

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Indie Author Weekly Update

Looking for new strategies for your book marketing? Check out today’s Indie Author Weekly Update. You’ll find plenty of book marketing tips. I hope these posts help you to sell more books!

Social Media

Authors, Don’t Run From Social Media: 10 Tips to use it Efficiently and Avoid the “Cesspool by Anne R. Allen: “A lot of writers are talking about quitting Twitter and Facebook (and FB’s subsidiary, Instagram) because social media has become a “cesspool.” I hear you. Politicians, celebrities, and their mindless minions use social media to trash-talk and stir up negativity and chaos. Plus scammers and sadistic trolls lie in wait to pounce on the innocent and vulnerable.:

Book Marketing Tips

14 Fantastic Marketing Tips for Debut Authors by Diana Urban: “Marketing a book as a debut author is vastly different from marketing as a seasoned author with a large backlist. For one, you likely don’t have an existing fan base — and you also lack the experience to know what tactics work best to reach the right audience. So if you’re a debut author, what promotional strategies should you try when preparing for your first book launch?”

This Is How To Create A Pre-Launch Strategy For Your Book by by Rachel Thompson by Rachel Thompson: “In a previous post, I discussed how to pre-market your book and create buzz. Many writers are tentative about this process: how can I market a book that doesn’t exist yet?”

Seven Steps To Maximum Exposure For Your Self-Published Book from Self-Publishing Review: “It’s a very competitive market out there. Here are some more direct tips from SPR’s marketing team to get your book sold and seen.”

Of Note

#NaNoProMo Starts Next Week: Rachel Thompson started NaNoProMo (National Novel Promotion Month) to help authors promote the books they wrote during NaNoWriMo. Learn more about this month-long event and the specials you can win. (I’m offering a social media audit worth $297 for just $99!)

Quote of the Week

David Foster Wallace - Good writing isn’t a science. It’s an art, and the horizon is infinite. You can always get better.


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Frances CaballoAuthor of this blogFrances Caballo is an author and social media strategist and manager for writers. She wrote several social media books including Social Media Just for Writers and The Author’s Guide to Goodreads. Her focus is on helping authors surmount the barriers that keep them from flourishing online and building their platform. Her clients have included authors of every genre and writers’ conferences. Not sure how you’re doing online? Sign up for her free email course.

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