In this post, guest author Helene Cue covers eight of the most effective marketing strategies for self-publishing authors to help you finally get some results and grow your writing career.
If you want to become a successful self-published author, you need to have both a talent for writing as well as some practical marketing skills. You must know (or must learn) how to present your books to your audience in a way that makes them sit up and take notice.
Got the writing talent, but lack a background in marketing? No worries! If you genuinely want to become self-published, you can quickly learn basic marketing strategies and start using them to promote your work and your author brand.
Here are eight powerful marketing strategies you can start implementing today.
1 // Identify Your Ideal Reader
If you want to promote your book effectively, start with a clear understanding of who your target audience is.
Identifying your ideal reader is an essential step in developing a marketing plan. How do you describe your readers? Who are they?[Read more…]