I've known Dee Blick for years and this energetic, workaholic has always been an inspiration to me. So when Dee's huge new book, The Ultimate Guide To Writing and Marketing a Bestselling Book, landed with a thud on my doorstep, I couldn't wait to tuck in - and was wonderfully inspired all over again.
Social Media For Writers
Social media is a great tool for self-published authors to engage and interact with reading fans, as well as build relationships up with influencers and potential future readers and fans. However, being active on social media can be a 24/7 job and not always the best use of time. It can also be confusing to keep track of what works for which platform, especially if social media isn’t your forte!
As we explore ways for self-published writers to market their books, we are always excited to uncover top tips and advice that will help you promote and sell books via Social Media. Here we asked Alexei Lee, Head of Social and Promotion, Strategy Digital for their Top 5 tools for authors to use for managing their social media time and why.
Alexei recommends these social media tools ...
Kath Dawson, creative director at Strategy Digital, and expert on Google+ for business, explains why it shouldn’t be dismissed as just another social media platform, and outlines simply how to get started in using Google+ as an extremely useful marketing tool.
Here Kath explains how authors can use Google Plus ...
Social Media is an important step in creating a marketing plan that will sell self-published books. With so many social media platforms to keep up to speed with, busy authors would be forgiven for neglecting Google+ and not perceiving it as a useful tool for promoting their books.
As time is such a precious commodity, getting to grips with a new platform and making time to get the most out of it could easily be put on the back burner.