If you're looking for readership and engagement, finishing your book is the first step. These social media marketing tips can help you frame your approach to the process of promoting yourself and your work online.

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If you’re finishing up your next book, stop writing and consider these points to increase your chances for a successful eBook launch – because a delayed book launch is better than a bad book launch.

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Libraries have long been deeply rooted in local communities. By being active in events like Indie Author Day, self-published authors can leverage libraries as a free and community­-centered approach to building and reinforcing their readership.

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Bestselling author Shama Hyder joined our September #BBchat to talk about social media marketing for authors.

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Growing an author platform online takes planning, time, and effort – but it’s not at all difficult. With a little know-how you can build an online community of your own.

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Enlisting a book discovery service promoting cheap or free eBooks to a subscriber list – or helping you to boost your own social media efforts – is one way to get readers, reviews, more social networking, and a kick-start to your book sales.

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What are the basics of book publicity? What do you do on a day-to-day basis? Generally, I tell my clients I prefer to start working on a book five months before publication. There are many media outlets that not only require working that far ahead – mainly magazines and venues that have authors as speakers – but sometimes it just takes a long time to work with some media outlets and convince them that this is a book and an author that they should pay attention to.

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