Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of July 14, 2014

by | Jul 18, 2014 | Book Marketing Basics, Social Media for Authors

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We’ve rounded up some savvy book marketing tweets – courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others – that offer plenty of ideas and inspiration. The topics include building a street team for your book, using Google+ for social media contests, unlocking your Facebook fans, and more. Happy marketing!


* How to Create a Street Team for Your Book

What’s a street team? They are people in your online community you gather together to help you launch your book. Learn how they can be effective:

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* 6 Things That Will Happen a Few Days Before Your Book Comes Out

You have conflicting feelings when your book is about to launch, but remember – it’s normal:

* How Authors Can Build Their Audience on Instagram

If you haven’t tried Instagram for promotion, there are several ways you can use the site to grow a following:

* Unlock Your Facebook Fans: Grow the Audience You Didn’t Even Know You Had

Learn how Facebook ads can help you reach visitors to your site and turn them into loyal fans:

* A Hook vs an Elevator Pitch: What’s the Difference?

For starters, one is written and the other is spoken. Learn how to distinguish the two and make them effective:

* How to Use Google+ for Social Media Contests

Did you know that you can promote your contests on G+? Learn how you can be successful:

* 12 Most Basic Ways for Beginners to Rock Twitter

Twitter gets 135,000 new users each day. If you’re just getting started, or need a refresher, learn how you can get the most out of Twitter:


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