Welcome to August’s Links Roundup! Every author needs a sound marketing strategy to publicize his or her writing career—and what better way to promote your work than with an online platform that can reach millions of potential readers? Whether you create your own author website or we create 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.
Want to Launch Your Book With a Bang? Then You Need This. via Your Writer Platform — How do you position your book launch to be as successful as possible? A professional book landing page is key! Kimberley Grabas has some helpful tips to help your book launch go off without a hitch!
Build a Solid Foundation for Book Promotion via Savvy Book Marketer — Having a strong foundation for your marketing strategy is crucial to getting your work noticed! Dana Lynn Smith reviews the best ways to make your online presence work for you.
How to Create a Social Media Marketing Plan From Scratch via buffersocial — If you’re starting from square one, social media can seem both exciting and overwhelming—what do you do first? Buffersocial’s Kevan Lee shows you how to develop a social media marketing plan that suits your needs!
The Single Most Effective Way for Authors to Use Social Media via Bestseller Labs — While social media is useful for promoting your book—the key word is social...not selling. Jonathan Gunson offers advice on how to connect with readers and build an online community interested in you and your writing.