Tag Archives: authors
Do you know who your audience? Who is coming to your website? If you don’t know, you’re at a disadvantage because you don’t know who is engaging with you, where they are coming from or even what they want.
There’s a [...]
Pinterest has been a great brainstorming tool for authors, but recently I found an interesting article on showing your board on your website so that your audience can see your photos there. This can be valuable for more than one [...]
In Dec 2011, Facebook had 845 million active users. That’s a lot of opportunities to attract someone to your Facebook page and therefore, to your books. But what do you do once you’ve signed up?
What about setting up a group? [...]
Soon, Facebook is going to make it mandatory for all users to get the new Timeline. While it will make things easier to find (posts and such), it’ll also be much easier for strangers to find information out on you [...]
Google Alerts are a service that you can easily set up. Not only that, it’s free. Simple type in Google Alerts, sign up and begin. You don’t need a gmail or google account to sign up.
Track your own work—Want to [...]
We’ve all heard the advice to write what we know.
It’s both helpful and yet at the same time, vague and frustrating. This can be especially true if you’re a new writer. But really, it’s as simple as ‘what are your [...]
A friend of mine decided that this year, she was going to start interviewing other authors/writers on her site. This can be very beneficial to both, the interviewer and the interviewee. It’s two fold. Not only does the interviewee get [...]
…is that there is no secret. Really, there isn’t.
There’s nothing difficult that I do that you couldn’t yourself. Do you need anyone to get book reviews for you lined up? Heck no. Don’t ever let anyone make you think that [...]
This week I was reading an article by Idyll Conversation about the 5 Indisputable Truths of Author Marketing and really thought the blog post was spot on, especially this point:
Just Because You Build It Doesn’t Mean That They Will Come [...]
If you are an author, you may have a newsletter already. If you don’t have one, the idea of a newsletter can be daunting. Yes, it’s more promotion. There’s a few reasons why authors don’t:
It takes time to do one. [...]