Welcome to our August Links Roundup! This month, we tell you what you need to know about writing better headlines, optimizing your Instagram content, Amazon ads for authors, and more! Whether you create your own author website or Web Design Relief creates one for you, we want to give you the best possible tools to build an effective online author platform and get your writing out there for the world to read.
Web Design Relief’s August Links Roundup: The Best On The Internet
Grow Your Author Business With A Blog – Via The Blog Herald – This article discusses how a blog can increase traffic to your author website, tips to improve your SEO ranking, and ways to open opportunities to collaborate with other creatives.
How To Write Better Headlines -Via Copyblogger – Effective headlines will grab your audience’s attention and draw them to your writing. Stefanie Flaxman presents the three questions you should ask yourself to create better headlines.
Save Time And Grow Your Audience On Instagram – Via BloggingWizard – Adam Connell offers tips and lesser-known hacks to up your Instagram game. Learn about “regramming,” adding links to your Instagram Stories, increasing engagement with “quiz stickers,” and much more!
Amazon Ads For Beginners – via Jane Friedman – Amazon Ads may seem daunting for authors, but Friedman breaks down what you should keep in mind when dealing with the platform. Despite the learning curve and monetary investments involved, running effective Amazon Ads could be a very effective way to grow your author income and audience—for both self-published and traditionally published authors!
How To Take Your Own Book Photos At Home – via Penguin Random House – Photos are a great way to connect with your book-buying audience! Consumer Marketing Creative Media team Richard Wylde and Chelsea Fone give you the scoop on how to create professional-looking images with tools you can find in your home in order to promote your book and increase your audience engagement on social media.