Indie Author Weekly Update – September 6, 2019

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Indie Author Weekly Update - September 6, 2019

The focus in this week’s Indie Author Update is social media. Learn how to cross-promote and cut through the hype when hiring a publicity firm. Reedsy also wrote a fabulous post on Amazon royalties. Enjoy all of them!

Indie Author Social Media

Engineer Success with a Good Marketing Strategy from and by Boni Wagner-Stafford: Bonni is the author of One Million Readers. In this new post, she explains the importance of book marketing and how to approach it.

8 Cross-Promotion Marketing Ideas For Self-Published Authors from Self-Publishing Relief: This post describes all the ways you can cross-promote information about your books.

Social Media Marketing: Cutting through the Hype from Alliance of Independent Authors: This post provides excellent advice on what to look for (and avoid) when hiring a firm to handle your social media marketing.


Amazon Self-Publishing Royalties and Costs: Here’s What You Need to Know by Reedsy: Did you know that Amazon starts paying your royalties 60 days after your first sale? Learn more about how Amazon handles your royalties in this super post from Reedsy.

Quote of the Week

My advice to writers_ Be careful what you write…what you write can break your heart.

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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. And follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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