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Social Media For Authors: Optimizing For Pinterest – Part IV

By |August 1st, 2016|

5 Tips for Creating Attractive Pinterest Pins & Boards Over the past several weeks, our book marketing experts have provided authors with several helpful and must-know Pinterest tips and tricks. From creating perfectly sized pins to optimizing your account for search, these tips will help to ensure that your content is reaching your intended audience. But [...]

Book Marketing Series: Working with Positive Reviews – Part I

By |July 18th, 2016|

5 Tips to Handle a Fantastic Book Review It’s finally happened. You or your publisher has just sent out dozens of advance reading copies to key media, and your book has been made available through online reviewer websites with hundreds of people getting the first glimpse of your book. Now it’s time to sit back and [...]

Social Media For Authors: Optimizing For Pinterest – Part III

By |July 11th, 2016|

5 Tips to Incorporate SEO Tactics into Your Pinterest Strategy If you are a first time or experienced author, you’re bound to have come across tonnes of articles that recommend you join Pinterest to connect with new readers. Now, this is only valid if your readers are on Pinterest, but it is sound advice. Every [...]

Social Media for Authors: Instagram Introduces an Algorithm – Part 2

By |July 4th, 2016|

5 Tips to Navigate Instagram’s New Algorithm Are you still adjusting to Instagram’s introduction of an algorithm-based news feed? Last week, our book marketing experts announced the change while discussing why, in Instagram’s viewpoint, this change had to be made. The biggest reason for the new algorithm is Instagram’s 500 million user base. With so [...]

Social Media for Authors: Instagram Introduces an Algorithm – Part 1

By |June 27th, 2016|

Understanding Why Instagram has Switched to an Algorithm Since Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram, there have been rumblings among social media marketers that Instagram may switch to a news feed based on an algorithm instead of showing you posts chronologically. Well, that day is finally here. The Instagram news feed is now algorithmic. Just like its [...]

Social Media For Authors: Optimizing For Pinterest – Part II

By |June 20th, 2016|

An Author’s Guide to Perfectly Sized Pinterest Images When you’re busy writing, we understand that the last thing an author wants to worry about is posting to their social media. Even worse, when it comes time to update your profiles with new images, getting the sizing exactly right can be a nightmare. Often, this results [...]

Book Publicity Tips from: Ellie Holmes

By |June 3rd, 2016|

Marketing Q&A with Author Ellie Holmes Looking to improve your marketing and publicity efforts? Check out our Book Publicity Tips series where we ask real authors to share their experiences, thoughts, and advice to assist both new and established authors.  When do you recommend commencing a new title’s marketing efforts? You really can’t start too [...]

Social Media For Authors: Optimizing For Pinterest

By |June 1st, 2016|

5 Tips to Improve Your Pinterest Exposure Much like Facebook, Pinterest uses an algorithm that controls which pins you see in your home feed. With the popularity of the visual network growing, it’s quite possible that your pins are no longer being seen by your intended audience. For example, if you have recently written a [...]

Book Publicity Tips From: Tirgearr Publishing

By |May 27th, 2016|

Marketing Q&A with Tirgearr Publishing Looking to improve your marketing and publicity efforts? Perhaps you’re looking to be signed by a publisher during the upcoming #Pit2Pub Twitter Pitch Party? Check out our Book Publicity Tips series where we ask real publishers to share their experiences, thoughts, and advice to assist both new and established publishers [...]

Book Publicity Tips from: Cathy Gildiner

By |May 17th, 2016|

Marketing Q&A with Author Cathy Gildiner Looking to improve your marketing and publicity efforts? Check out our Book Publicity Tips series where we ask real authors to share their experiences, thoughts, and advice to assist both new and established authors.  When do you recommend commencing a new title’s marketing efforts? As soon as you begin [...]

Book Marketing Series: How Authors Should Handle a One-Star Review

By |May 16th, 2016|

5 Ways to Deal with a Negative Book Review and Move On Congratulations! You’ve finally released your book and you’re waiting for all the reviews to start rolling in. We all know the feeling of eagerly checking Amazon or Goodreads each day to see if a review has been posted. As an author, you treasure [...]

Book Publicity Tips from: Eric Walters

By |May 13th, 2016|

Marketing Q&A with author Eric Walters Looking to improve your marketing and publicity efforts? Check out our Book Publicity Tips series where we ask real authors to share their experiences, thoughts, and advice to assist both new and established authors.  When do you recommend commencing a new title’s marketing efforts? I start marketing the minute I [...]