The way readers consume and discover new books is rapidly changing, which is why you should consider making your work available by putting your books on subscription services.
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 promote your eBook and get readers, reviews, more social networking, and a kick-start to your book sales.
You're a modern kinda author. You're hip to the latest this and that. You know social media can be one of the most effective free methods of building a readership. You know Facebook is the giant of social media. You even know that you should be promoting your writing career by using a Facebook PAGE, and NOT your personal Facebook profile. But one question you keep asking yourself, with much frustration, is "how the hell do I 'like' another author's Facebook page FROM my author page on Facebook?" It's quite simple, actually... Check it out.
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.
New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tim Grahl joined our January #BBchat Twitter Chat to discuss how writers can plan their own successful book launch.