Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of June 23, 2014

by | Jun 27, 2014 | Book Marketing Basics, Social Media for Authors

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This roundup of top book marketing tweets, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others, offers plenty of ideas and inspiration. The topics include using Goodreads’ “Ask the Author” feature, building an email list, using hashtags to get traffic to your website, and more. Happy marketing!


* Want to Traditionally Publish? Here are 8 Things You Need to Know

Make sure you avoid these mistakes because they could disqualify your book if you want to be considered by a traditional publisher:

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* Twitter Guide for Writers & Illustrators

This is the ultimate guide for using Twitter, starting with the basics, along with tips on networking, promotion, and marketing on Twitter:

* 5 Twitter Tools to Increase Your Blog Retweets

There are some terrific plugins that are easy to install and give your followers a simple way to share your posts:

* Marketing for You, the Indie Author – Building an Email List

One author explains his methods for building an email list, and now he can sell direct to readers:

* How to Approach and Pitch Social Media Influencers

There is a method for building relationships with key people who are influencers in your niche. Here’s what you should do:

* 4 Ways to Rock Goodreads’ New ‘Ask The Author’ Feature

Have you checked out this author tool? It can be a great way to connect with readers:

* 3 Hot Social PR Trends and How to Use Them

Learn how to leverage the connection between social media and PR:

* 13 Blog Post Blunders You Should Avoid (And What to Do Instead)

Discover how you can make your blog one of the success stories – starting with giving your blog focus:

* Hashtags are Great for SEO

When you use hashtags you also send marketing traffic to your social media site or blog:


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