Day 23 of NaNoProMo offers insight on how to get your name spread across the internet for other than just marketing your book. Marketing yourself is the most crucial part of the author platform. For example, FyreSyde does more than preach books. We add evergreen content that can be used by virtually everyone. We also … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 23: Tips: How to Leave Digital Breadcrumbs by @LolaAkinmade
You've heard it preached so many times. Having an author platform is critical before your book even releases. Some will say you have to wait to have the book in hand, but we here at FyreSyde tell our authors to market themselves first. On average, platform building should begin six months before your book is … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 24: Tips to Grow Your Author Platform by @IolaGoulton
What would happen if social media suddenly went black? We're talking no more tweets, Instagram death, Facebook crashing apocalypse. What would you do? Enter your email list - one of the most powerful marketing tools in any business' arsenal. These are the people who receive newsletters every month with exclusive goodies (or we hope you … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 20: How to Improve Your Email Newsletters Right Now by @SugarbeatBC
Here we are again (still a bit behind) but hey we promised to deliver NaNoProMo (created by Rachel Thomson) and come heck or high water, we are. Today is something special. Here at FyreSyde, we know nothing is more important than learning to delegate. As human beings who carry jobs, have kids, go to school … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 16: How Working With an Author Assistant Helps Writers by Guest @TheRuralVA
Marketing can be daunting if you don't know what you're doing. Trust us, we've been there. We know how you feel. Breaking it down into a marketing plan can help ease some of strain, especially for Indie and self-published authors. Here's the kicker, bashing people over the brain with "buy my book" tweets is NOT … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 12: How to Make Your Book Marketing Plan a Success by Maureen Joyce Connolly
Authors, whether we like it or not, we are a brand. As a part of NaNoProMo, CStreetlights offers three reasons why branding yourself shouldn't drive you insane.
Ah, publicity. The word every author dreams of when it comes to their title and their name. How good would it feel to be the next JK Rowling, Stephen King, Jim Butcher or Stephanie Meyer? Probably pretty good. Unfortunately, in today's market, that's not going to happen. BUT! That doesn't mean an author can't get … Continue reading NaNoProMo Day 4: This Is How To Get Easy Author Publicity by SmartAuthors