This installment of our Links Roundup features great tips to help you market your writing online. Whether you create your own author website or we create one for you, we want to give you the best tools possible to build an effective online author platform and get your writing out there for all the world to read.
Give Yourself a Competitive Advantage, with Social Media via American Writers & Artists Inc. — Give your freelance career a kick-start with the writing opportunities available with social media. Nick Usborne discusses how social media can open up job possibilities for writers.
What to Expect When You’re Expecting Your First Book Tour via Where Writers Win — Ready for your first book tour? No? Don’t panic! Laura Lane McNeal tells you what to expect your first time around.
How Bloggers Can Run Successful Facebook Contests via Blog World — Contests are a great marketing tool to help gain new readers for your blog. Allison Boyer offers smart tips to bloggers for getting great results by running contests on Facebook.
8 Tips to Make Networking Less Nerve-Wracking for Introverts via Mashable — Even though writing is generally a solitary experience, networking is a necessity for writers. Whether you’re marketing your writing online or in person at a writing conference, writers need to be comfortable and confident while socializing. Here are eight tips to calm your nerves.
7 ways to promote your books with video via BookBaby — To reach as many readers as possible, authors should utilize a variety of mediums and networks for self-promotion. Chris Robley explains how writers can use videos to promote their books and boost their writing careers.
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