Indie Author Weekly Update – October 4, 2019

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Indie Author Weekly Update

Hey, here’s my newest Indie Author Weekly Update where you see the week’s best posts. If you only read one post, be sure to check out 10 Best Literary Instagram Accounts. Some of the examples in this post are beautiful. If you use Pinterest, learn how to use hashtags on that platform by reading Blogging Wizard’s post. And, of course, Rachel Thompson always writes killer blog posts.

Enjoy all of them.


10 Best Literary Instagram Accounts for Book-Lovers from Read It Forward: Not sure how to have an attractive Instagram feed as an author? Check out these 10 Instagram accounts and be inspired. Some of this accounts are incredible!

Indie Author Book Marketing

This is How You Find Your Readers by Rachel Thompson: You can always trust advice from Rachel Thompson. She covers reader demographics, connecting with readers, and networking. 

How Indie Authors Can Sell More Nonfiction Books from Alliance of Independent Authors: Self-Publishing Advice Center: The author of this post says you can sell more nonfiction books by: blogging, writing op-ed pieces, writing lists posts, and writing guest posts for others. There are other details in this post. Check it out.


The Definitive Guide To Pinterest Hashtags: You didn’t know that you could use hashtags on Pinterest? Well you can and should use them. This post explains how to make them work for you.

Indie Author Email Marketing

How to Convert Book Readers into Email Subscribers: It’s critical that indie authors today grow their email lists. Why? Email marketing is more effective than social media marketing. That’s just one reason. Dave Chesson explains how to use reader magnets to grow your list.

Of Note

Case Study: How Celadon Books Got Everyone Talking About ‘The Silent Patient’ from GoodReads: This is an older post but it’s rich in how a first-time author attained phenomenal success. Read it.

Quote of the Week

The right book read at the right time can change a life.



Instagram Marketing by Frances CaballoBrand new Instagram ebook for authors. Learn how to set up your account, and create hashtags and Instagram stories. 



Frances Caballo is an author and social media consultant. 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.  Follow her on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

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