By Hae Debenham
No best-selling book has ever achieved success without some sort of hard work. Even renowned authors were put through the wringer before finally getting published and being widely read. It takes efforts, patience, and book marketing ideas that will take you from unidentified writer to best-selling author. Listed here are five of those marketing suggestions to consider.
Grow your online presence. If you don’t have a website yet, get one made. If you aren’t in any social media community, join in one. You can drum up more attention for your book if you include a testimonial page on your website, persuade folks to review your book on your Facebook page, become visible on Twitter, consider having Q and A sessions on Google+, and optimize your web page for SEO. People find out more about new books on the web compared to what they do from friends, book shops, or the advertising. Social networking sites build a new amount of word-of-mouth marketing that has allowed readers to take discover of new authors. So, increase your online presence.
Don’t be put off by technology and trends, and apply ebook marketing. Plenty of writers now have ebook versions of their pieces. In the past couple of years BookStats reports that adult fiction has pushed ebook profits to $1.27 billion and children’s ebook revenue have tripled today. With 84 million units of iPads delivered worldwide and reading tablets stepping up delivery of their own products, you shouldn’t disregard the profitable opportunities of electronic book marketing.
Let a professional deal with your ebook strategy. For a smallest investment, you can get numerous submissions of your book to topnotch ebook promotion websites, get Twitter campaigns, and benefit from other strategic campaigns, such as a competition for a fan review, to improve awareness for your book.
Tour your book on the Internet. Promote your book on blog sites that are connected to your genre or to your particular market. This is an excellent way to get people to take a look at your book and allowing them to sort of distribute the good word about it to others in their network. When you grow a community, you eventually build a group of followers.
Build your online credibility and become an expert. This is especially important for authors of self-help or “how-to” books. Develop web videos. Discover about becoming active on LinkedIn Answers. Don’t ever ignore an opportunity to respond to fan questions about your book. Eventually, when you develop ample awareness about your credentials and knowledge on a particular topic, your book (or books) will effortlessly get promoted, too
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