5 New Social Media Apps, Marketing for Writers and Indie Publishing

self-publishing, Social Media Just for WritersEvery Friday I offer links to some of the best posts I discovered recently on the blogosphere. This week’s roundup includes information on five social media apps  you might not have previously heard about, a checklist on what to include in your books, and posts on how to market your Indie published books or  find an agent. I hope you enjoy this week’s roundup.

5 Apps to Manage Your Social Networks from Anywhere – Teddy Hunt wrote this post for the Social @ Blogging Tracker blog. You’ll want to subscribe to this blogger, Wong Ching Ya, because she always provides insightful information on social media for her readers. 

Key Components to Include When Writing Your Nonfiction BookStephanie Chandler, who has written several books on writing nonfiction, wrote this piece. I suggest downloading it for future reference. 

Four Ways to Think Long Term in Indie Publishing – After we write, revise, and write we need to market, market and market. Susan Kaye Quinn, author of Mindjack Trilogy, wrote this post and it’s great. 

3 Critical Marketing Principles For Authors – According to Joanna Penn, the three critical marketing principles for writers are: think long-term; persist with small, cumulative activities; and be authentic and nurture readers. To learn about these concepts in-depth, read this post. 

9 Tips to Getting Signed Up by a Literary Agent Matthew H. Dunn wrote this post. His first suggestion is “write a book” followed by “be your harshest critic.” To see the rest of his seven tips, read his post.

Do you have a favorite post from the past week?

Also see:

9 Social Media Apps to Help You Be More Social

21 Apps for Your Tweets, Posts & Updates

About the Author: Frances Caballo is a social media strategist, trainer,  and author of Social Media Just for Writers: The Best Online Marketing Tips for Selling Your Books and Blogging Just for Writers. Presently, she is the Social Media Editor for the Women’s National Book Association-SF Chapterthe San Francisco Writers Conference, and the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association. You can find her on FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterest, and Google+.