Welcome to November’s Web Links Roundup full of social media techniques, book marketing advice, and blogging tips! 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.
Tough Love for Authors: Why You Must Care About Your Social Media Platform via Grub Daily — Crystal King sheds light on the hard truth all book authors must face: If you want to increase sales of your book, the responsibility for marketing and publicity lies squarely on your shoulders—and with your social media efforts.
The Guide To Social Media Time Management via TopDog Social Media — It’s easy for you to be distracted by social media when you’re randomly posting, pinning, and tweeting. But when you’re using social media to promote your writing, you need to focus on effectively managing your time and getting results. Melonie Dodaro shows you the best ways to prioritize and create a successful promotion strategy.
Why Marketing Your Book is Like Trying to Lose Weight via The Savvy Book Marketer — Chris Weber discusses common problems that trip up authors in their book marketing efforts and explains how to permanently get rid of your unwanted marketing anxiety!
What’s Really the Difference Between Facebook Pages, Groups and Profiles? via Mashable — Choosing which Facebook function is best to promote your writing can be difficult if you don’t know the benefits of each. Kyli Singh talks about the important differences between Facebook Pages, Groups, and Profiles.
5 People to Consider for Your Blog Audience via Michael Hyatt — A focused blogger leads to a successful blog. Joseph LaLonde discusses how targeting a specific audience can help your blogging efforts flourish and resonate with readers.
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