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 preparing to promote a horror book, these social media sites and forums will open the crypt and connect you with groups and forums likely to devour your title.

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If you’re getting ready to promote a romance novel, this post will get you started connecting with groups and forums likely to embrace your work.

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If you’re preparing to promote your mystery book, these links and pages will get you off the ground connecting with groups and forums likely to embrace your title.

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If you're getting ready to promote your science fiction book, this post will get you started connecting with groups and forums likely to embrace your work.

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Over the years, we've posted numerous articles with tips and tricks to help authors navigate and optimize their promotional and professional exploits on different social media platforms. Here's a tour of some of our best posts when it comes to social media for authors.

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Twitter for Authors in 10 Minutes a DayPractical tips to promote your book on Twitter in less than 10 minutes a day

Your writing time is worth protecting. As an author, you don’t want to get sucked into yet another social media black hole. That’s why BookBaby has put together “Twitter for Authors in 10 Minutes a Day,” a free guide that will help you use Twitter to connect with readers,  reviewers, fellow writers, and your literary heroes all over the world — without spending your entire life online. Learn about:
  • Why Twitter is better than Facebook
  • How to compose effective tweets
  • Scheduling tweets in advance
  • Using Bit.ly and Google Analytics to track interactions
  • Monitoring Twitter conversations about your books with HootSuite and TweetDeck
  • And much more!
Download your free copy of "Twitter for Authors in 10 Minutes a Day."

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