We looked for some of the best book marketing Tweets during the past week, from bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The range of topics include: why blogging is critical to being published, book peeps to follow on Twitter, what to know when hiring a book designer and what you must know about having platform. Wishing you publishing and marketing success!
Top 10 Tips for Working with a Book Designer:
What do you need to know in order to hire and work with a book designer? This post by Joel Friedlander walks you through the process, from costs and the contract, ownership, communication and much more!
If You Won’t Have a Blog, Don’t Bother Sending us Your Manuscript:
My, how times have changed. But given the market, consumer behavior and promotion, it’s mandatory for authors to have a blog:
Fans, Friends, and Followers: How to Build a Solid Author Platform That Sells More Books!
Part 1 of this series discusses: What is a Platform and How Can You Identify it?
Is Your Book Hiding Inside Your Blog? 5 Steps to Finding It
Writing a book can seem like an impossible task, but if you’ve got content you’re halfway there. Have you taken a look at your blog? It may be just the source you need:
E-publishing isn’t a Sprint. It’s a Marathon
A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing blog features a guest post by Jeremy Robinson, a writer doing well self-publishing his books:
A great list of book industry people to follow on Twitter:
You’ll find designers, publishers, authors, marketers, agents, editors, and just about everyone else connected to self-publishing in one way or another on this list: