Twitter for Authors

Author: Beth Barany
Publisher: Barany Productions
ISBN: 9781489508102
Release Date: 2013-05-19
Genre: Business & Economics

Social media book marketing is key to building your author platform and to selling more books. For many authors, the idea of sharing themselves with the world through Twitter and other social media platforms can be petrifying. But in Twitter for Authors: Social Media Book Marketing Strategies for Shy Writers, you will discover simple ways to connect with your audience and potential readers. In this easy-to-read guide, written by a shy writer, novelist and teacher, Beth Barany, you'll find the confidence and encouragement to step into social media and the how-to steps on what to say, how to find your followers, and how to present yourself in 140 characters or less. With a focus on Twitter, the author takes you through the principles you need to understand to make this medium useful to your writing career. Chapters cover such topics as how to: -- Set up your Twitter profile -- Get comfortable with Twitter -- Craft messages to get your potential readers curious -- Build your network on Twitter -- Use special tools like hashtags and chats -- Get examples of what other writers say on Twitter -- Make best use of your Twitter time -- Use Twitter to build your author career even before you're published Delivered in 20 short chapters, Twitter for Authors: Social Media Book Marketing Strategies for Shy Writers is designed to be read and then acted upon, so you can build your audience and your author brand today.

Let s Get Digital How To Self Publish And Why You Should Third Edition

Author: David Gaughran
Publisher: David Gaughran
ISBN: 9789187109201
Release Date: 2018-01-25
Genre: Reference

*** Updated & Expanded Third Edition! *** Learn how to publish your work like a pro and start building your audience with the most comprehensive and up-to-date self-publishing guide on the market today. Packed with practical, actionable advice, Let's Get Digitaldelivers the very latest best practices on publishing your work and finding readers. · Boost your writing career with marketing strategies that are proven to sell more books. · Get expert tips on platform building, blogging and social media. · Discover which approaches are best for selling fiction vs. non-fiction. · Implement powerful ways to make your ebooks more discoverable. · Increase your visibility by optimizing keywords and categories. · Weigh the pros and cons of Kindle Unlimited, and find out exactly how to tweak your promotional plans depending on whether you stay exclusive to Amazon or opt for wider distribution. And that's just for starters... Praise for Let's Get Digital: "Let's Get Digital is a must read for anyone considering self-publishing." -- JA Konrath, bestselling author of Trapped, Origin, and Whiskey Sour. "Even with my background as an indie writer, I picked up several valuable tips...this is simply the best book about the ebook revolution that I have read." -- Michael Wallace, bestselling author of the Righteous series. "Credible and comprehensive. I'd recommend it to any writer who is considering self-publishing or anyone interested in the current state of publishing." -- Big Al's Books and Pals - 5 stars. "It should be THE starting point for anyone considering self-publishing today. This book is a Pixel Pick, and should be considered required reading for any Indie author." -- Pixel of Ink. *** Table of Contents *** Introduction to the 3rd edition, January 2018 Introduction to the 1st edition, July 2011 PART ONE: HOW TO PUBLISH A BOOK 1. Writing to Market 2. Finding a Proper Editor 3. Covers, Blurbs, Taglines 4. Building Your Book 5. Pricing to Sell 6. Optimizing Metadata—Keywords & Categories 7. Distribution: Wide or Exclusive? 8. Your First Readers 9. Platform Building & Related Terrors 10. Planning for Success PART TWO: THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION 11. Birth of the Kindle 12. Pirates! 13. The Lure of Self-Publishing 14. Myths, Shibboleths, Zombie Memes 15. Scammers & Weasels 16. The Age of the Algorithm 17. How the Kindle Store Works 18. Paperbacks, Short Stories. Reviews, Practicalities 19. Starting from Zero 20. Resources PART THREE: SUCCESS STORIES

The Ultimate Marketing Plan

Author: Dan S Kennedy
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440514326
Release Date: 2011-04-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Let's face it - the business world today is nothing like it was ten years ago. Marketing budgets are tighter, consumers are more skeptical, and social media has changed forever the way we talk to our customers. In this new edition of his bestselling The Ultimate Marketing Plan, industry expert Dan S. Kennedy integrates such tools as social media marketing, networking, and strategic memberships into a complete plan that will strengthen your customer base without breaking your budget. Packed with updated examples, marketing techniques, and contributions from experts, Kennedy shows you how to catapult your company to the cutting edge.

The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan

Author: Stephanie Chandler
Publisher:
ISBN: 1935953540
Release Date: 2013-07
Genre: Business & Economics

After finally getting a book published, many authors find that the hardest part wasn't actually writing the book or getting it into print. The biggest challenge lies in marketing the book. Aside from the fact that it can be overwhelming, most authors have day jobs and not much time to figure out which book promotion strategies will work. The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan is loaded with proven and effective tactics to make the marketing journey a bit easier and a lot more effective. You will learn how to: Develop your own unique book marketing plan Establish authority in your field for your subject matter Build an effective website and leverage the power of blogging Reach your audience with Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest, and YouTube Attract media attention with DIY publicity strategies that generate big exposure Boost sales on Amazon with insider tips to help you gain more visibility for your book Participate in book awards programs, book signing events, and other offline strategies Host ebook giveaways, write for websites, participate in Internet radio shows, and other powerful online marketing tactics Break in to professional speaking-for free or for fee Leverage your book to generate revenues from consulting, information products, and much more Each chapter concludes with an interview with a successful nonfiction author, providing even more real-world insight. Written for new and established authors of business, self-help, health and wellness, memoir, how-to, and other nonfiction books, The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan will help you identify proven tactics that you can begin implementing immediately to reach your audience and sell more books. Stephanie Chandler is the author of several books including Own Your Niche: Hype-Free Internet Marketing Tactics to Establish Authority in Your Field and Promote Your Service-Based Business. She is also CEO of AuthorityPublishing.com, specializing in custom publishing for nonfiction books and social media marketing services for authors, and NonfictionAuthorsAssociation.com, a community dedicated to providing marketing education for members. A frequent speaker at business events and on the radio, Stephanie has been featured in Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek, and Wired magazine, and she is a blogger for Forbes. Visit StephanieChandler.com for more information or follow her on Twitter: @bizauthor.

The Christian Writer s Market Guide 2014

Author: Jerry B. Jenkins
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 9781414390512
Release Date: 2014-01-31
Genre: Religion

For more than 25 years, The Christian Writer’s Market Guide has been the most comprehensive and highly recommended resource available for Christian writers, agents, editors, publishers, publicists, and writing teachers. In addition to providing a wealth of tips and ideas for publishing in the Christian industry, The Christian Writer’s Market Guide also includes up-to-date information on hundreds of book publishers, periodicals, agents, conferences, contests, editorial services niche markets, self-publishing services, and more. This is the ultimate reference tool for the aspiring Christian writer.

How to Build a Powerful Writer s Platform in 90 Days

Author: Austin Briggs
Publisher: Max Candee
ISBN:
Release Date:
Genre: Business & Economics

Your Choice: 90 days from now, you and your book can be an online sales success story. Think about it. Audience. Income. Recognition. This is the book that gives you proven, step-by-step strategies to turn social media into your most effective sales engine. I wrote Writer's Platform specifically to help writers and bloggers like you to build effective, virtually cost-free social media platforms. Writer's Platform is your easy-to-follow, comprehensive and proven resource to making sure your book becomes the online sales success it deserves to be -- instead of just one more great book no one's ever heard of or read. The choice is yours. And, for just $4.99, it's hard to make the wrong one. Sell more. Sell faster. Cultivate a large audience. Build your Brand. All online. All within 90 days. In this book, we cover: How to build a genuine online platform and cultivate an audience; How to generate buzz around your book; How to launch a book successfully using only social media; How to make sure your book lives up to the hype you're about to build; 90-day calendar where I show you what you need to do every day to succeed. Real Testimonials from Readers of this Book: What I really liked: this book is a straightforward game plan to build an online presence that serves "the brand" you create ... If you are willing to spend a few hours a day at your computer, building the on line platform of your dreams, read this book. M. Knapp, Amazon reviewer. Austin Briggs refreshingly delivers upon this promise in a concise, unhindered presentation without any annoying fluff or blustering boasting regrettably too common among many authors trying to sell their how-to book of the day. I am C, Not X, Amazon reviewer. To be truthful, I have skimmed many books on "how to publish and market new books" and most of them were a waste of time, repeating the same old information. So, I didn't expect much from this book, but was very surprised! This book is wonderful! bkmcavoy, Amazon reviewer.

The Christian Writer s Market Guide 2015 2016

Author: Jerry B. Jenkins
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781404103139
Release Date: 2015-06-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

For more than 25 years, The Christian Writer’s Market Guide has been the most comprehensive and highly recommended resource available for Christian writers, agents, editors, publishers, publicists, and writing teachers. Wherever an author is at on the spectrum of writing—from beginner to seasoned professional—this book will help them find what they are looking for. This is the must-have tool for getting noticed and published and the ultimate reference tool for the aspiring Christian writer. Detailed listings for more than 180 book publishers, subsidy publishers, and self-publishers Detailed listings for more than 170 periodicals by category with rates of pay Detailed listings for literary agencies, writing contests, conferences, workshops, editorial services, and writers’ groups Extensive information on electronic and print-on-demand publishing 100 bonus pages filled with a wealth of how-to information, ideas, and tips

Premium Promotional Tips for Writers

Author: Jo-Anne Vandermeulen
Publisher: Jo-Anne Vandermeulen
ISBN: 9780984168040
Release Date: 2009-12-01
Genre: Authorship

A "must-have" ­resource book filled with practical online marketing tips for those who have books or other products to sell. Although this book was written for writers promoting their books, these ­promotional tips can be applied to any products you may wish to promote via the Internet. You will learn how to target your audience, create massive exposure, and drive traffic back to the site where your books or other products are sold.

7 Secrets of Successful Self Published Authors

Author: Keith Ogorek
Publisher: Booktango
ISBN: 9781468902242
Release Date: 2012-04-20
Genre: Business & Economics

What are the secrets to being successful as a self-published author? Keith Ogorek, self-published author and SVP of marketing at Author Solutions shares seven secrets he has learned from his own experience and from conversations with hundreds of authors on what it takes to succeed in today's rapidly changing publishing marketplace.

Booked Up How to Write Publish and Promote a Book to Grow Your Business

Author: Stephanie Chandler
Publisher: Authority Publishing
ISBN: 9781935953043
Release Date: 2010-10
Genre: Business & Economics

It's no secret that writing a book is one of the quickest and most effective ways to establish yourself as an authority in you field. At the same time, one of the biggest myths in publishing is that authors can easily strike it rich from a $15 paperback. While this can happen to a lucky few who hit the best-seller lists, a better path to riches is one where you build your business around your book, leveraging your author status to gain valuable media exposure, increase your earnings potential, and develop new revenue streams. This comprehensive guide shows you how you can write and produce a book and ultimately expand your business to new heights. If you have been thinking about writing a book, or you have already authored a book and want to gain even more exposure online, you will find a treasure trove of information and resources in BOOKED UP! You will learn how to: Uncover dozens of revenue-generating strategies that you can create around your book.Write a book-even if you hate to write!Choose between self-publishing and traditional publishing, depending on your unique goals.Move forward with self-publishing, if that is the path you choose.Navigate the world of traditional publishing and land a book deal.Implement powerful internet marketing strategies to gain maximum visibility online.Leverage social media sites including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to build your audience and increase website traffic.An interview with a successful author follows each section in the book-authors who have built empires around one or more books. This is valuable real-world advice that you won't find anywhere else. Don't miss your chance to get BOOKED UP!

Content Marketing

Author: Eric J Scott
Publisher: Eric J Scott via PublishDrive
ISBN: PKEY:6610000080588
Release Date: 2018-06-15
Genre: Business & Economics

Does This sound like you? I've written my content but I don't know how to reach more people.I don't have a strategy or goal to move forward.I'm struggling to keep my readers engaged. Find out the effective strategies which will boost your content exponentially! In this book we will explore: The easiest ways to get your message to a wide audienceBig brands and their successes and mistakesHow to build your AuthorityThe various ways to effectually communicate with a global audience and expand your business. Understand that you need to hit the sweet spot of your reader and know what makes them tick is easily done. Getting them excited about your new content will not only get them coming back for more but turn them into a true fan! And better still if you release a product then it is an easy sell. By time you've finished reading you will understand how to become an authority in your niche and keep your customers waiting for you to post your next article. Having this will not only increase your reader base and give you the ability to quickly boost sales You Will become Their Go To Person With so many strategies to learn, the book is cut down into easy bite size chunks: How To Follow Your Passion and Popular TrendsUnderstanding Your AudienceThe Quality ChecklistExpand Your HorizonsHow To Be Prominent on Social MediaAnd much more Grab your copy and start your growth SCROLL UP AND CLICK BUY NOW!

Digital Marketing For Dummies

Author: Ryan Deiss
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119235590
Release Date: 2017-01-17
Genre: Business & Economics

Does your digital marketing pack a punch? Written with the marketer's best interests in mind, this friendly, down-to-earth guide shows you how to use proven digital marketing strategies and tactics to expand the reach of your brand, increase audience engagement, and acquire and monetize customers. From current best practices in SEO and SEM to the latest ways to effectively use content marketing and influencer marketing—and everything in between—Digital Marketing For Dummies helps you get the most out of all your digital marketing efforts. What worked in digital marketing just a few years ago is quickly losing relevance as electronic platforms—and the people who use them—continue to evolve. So how do you keep afloat in this fast-paced and ultra-competitive environment? Don't sweat it! Digital Marketing For Dummies takes the guesswork out of marketing in the digital age, offering the latest tips and techniques for utilizing technology to get your product or services out to the masses. Whether you're looking to craft a killer campaign from scratch or just want to beef up your social media presence, you'll find everything you need to meet your business goals—and boost your bottom line. Develop an individually tailored digital marketing campaign Offer an effective lead magnet to convert visitors Keep your audience invested in your brand, products, and services Create a return path with frequent and strategic communication with your customers If you're ready to benefit from the latest and greatest digital marketing has to offer, this no-nonsense guide sets you up for success.

Social Media Marketing

Author: Eric J Scott
Publisher: Eric J Scott via PublishDrive
ISBN: PKEY:6610000080618
Release Date: 2018-06-15
Genre: Reference

The whole world is caught up in a social media frenzy! Do you find yourself hooked to your phone and looking at your feed multiple times a day? You are not the only one hooked. Billions of people are doing it daily. Do you wish there was some way you could capitalise on this? Understanding exactly why people do what they do is the key. This will not only help you market your brand exceptionally well and cheaply, but it will also allow you to gain quick exposure that was never possible in the past. Social media marketing is all about constantly growing your audience with insightful and compelling content. Your content helps you build your brand, foster customer loyalty, and lay the foundations for future sales. You need to create things that excite your customers and make them think, "Wow, I really want to buy from them," and, "I really trust them." Knowing how to start and which direction to take is always the hardest thing. Remember, you have only a few seconds to attract a customer before they move on. Keep your audience entertained and excited, and they will always come back for more. This is when you make the sales. In this book, I will start you on the path to understanding the big picture around your goal, and which social network to use to achieve that goal. You don't need to use all social media networks, only the one which your brand is suited to. As a bonus, I have provided case studies to enlighten you on how best to position your brand to attract a larger audience for paid and non-paid advertising. This book includes actionable pointers and practical ideas to allow you to take action from the start. Read this book and find out exactly what your potential is, and how you can achieve and even surpass it! Scroll to the top and click the Buy Button.

Online Marketing for Busy Authors

Author: Fauzia Burke
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 9781626567863
Release Date: 2016-04-19
Genre: Business & Economics

If You Want People to Read Your Book, Writing It Is Only the Beginning There has truly never been a better time to be an author. For the first time, authors have direct access to the public via the Internet—and can create a community eagerly awaiting their book. But where do new authors start? How do they sort through the dizzying range of online options? Where should they spend their time online and what should they be doing? Enter Fauzia Burke, a digital book marketing pioneer and friend of overwhelmed writers everywhere. She takes authors step-by-step through the process of identifying their unique personal brand, defining their audience, clarifying their aspirations and goals, and setting priorities. She offers advice on designing a successful website, building a mailing list of superfans, blogging, creating an engagement strategy for social media, and more. By following Burke's expert advice, authors can conquer the Internet and still get their next manuscript in on time.