The Top Publishing Trends For 2020

Written Word Media (WMD) recently published a must-read article with the top publishing industry trends for the new year, written by Clayton Noblit. I am sharing here a summary that includes their main points. 1. Audiobooks will continue to gain popularity, and more...

Twitter For Authors: The Ultimate Guide

I haven’t written about Twitter in a while, so I hope you’ll enjoy this post. If you want to read more on the subject, check out this older post, Show, Don’t Tell, on Twitter. Manoj Rupareliya, an Online Marketing Expert and Blogger, has kindly written for...

Social Media Marketing Tips For Writers

Ronita Mohan recently wrote about some of the social media marketing trends for 2020. I kick off the new year posts with another take on the same subject: how to use social media to promote your books. Being a successful writer means not only having the inspiration to...

How To Market Your Book In 2020

Here’s another post from Ronita Mohan, one of this blog’s favorite guest bloggers. Book marketing is like building on quicksand: just when you think you know what’s what, everything changes. Thankfully, Ronita shares here some tips about the book...

Number of Active Social Media Users (2019)

I came across the following numbers on Ashley Barnes’ marketing blog and thought I’d share here as they may help you choose where to focus your book promotion efforts. Having said that, don’t forget my golden social media rule: Don’t...

How To Promote Your Book On Instagram

You may remember Kurt Walker from his recent posts, 9 Ways To Market Your Book With No Money and 7 Things to Do Before Your Book Is Released. Kurt is a digital marketer and a college paper help writer at Easyessay.org. Besides that, Kurt is a guest blogger...

Why Your Book Isn’t Selling

This is a guest post by Linda Cartwright. You may remember her from her recent post, Self-Publishing Basics. Linda is an author and a freelance writer with a background in education. She lives in Seattle, teaches creative writing classes online and supports e-learning...

7 Psychological Tricks For Book Promotion

Book marketing has come a long way since Medieval scribes advertised their services in the Middle Ages. For one thing, there is an entire branch of psychology that deals specifically with marketing. I recently came across a great post by a marketing student with 7...