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author platform

How An Author Platform Helps Promote Your Work

Wondering what an author platform is (and why you need one)? This post answers some basic questions to get you thinking about how to grow your platform before you publish your book.
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I’m An Author… Do I Need A Blog?

Some say authors should blog for the simple reason that it helps you write more consistently. Blogs build connections and experience. They also take time away from your other activities — like writing your next book. So... do you need a blog?
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How To Use Tumblr To Promote Your Book

Tumblr is a huge (and growing) platform that is an interesting mix of social media and micro-blog. It’s perfect for authors looking to promote their books.
author platform

How Much Time Should You Spend Building Your Author Platform?

Building an author platform takes time, and you won’t get far if you wait for some magical moment. But you have the freedom to focus on the activities you like, so don’t make your life difficult by forcing something that’s not really you.
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Your Author Website Must Have…

For everything you're told you have to do as an independent author publishing and promoting a book, I'd argue there are only two absolute, universal musts: you must get a professional edit and you must have your own author website.
author brand

Your Author Brand: What It Is And Why You Need One

"I'm not a brand, I'm an author!" True, but the purpose of branding is the same whether you’re selling books or bran flakes: to let customers know what they’re going to get before they buy.
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Making The Most Of School Assemblies

Part two of our school assemblies series focuses on getting speaking gigs and what you can do to maximize book sales and positive promotion when you get them.

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