Happy New Year and welcome to January’s Links Roundup! Want to know the best ways to promote your book and yourself as an author, whether you are self-publishing or going the traditional route? Here are the tools you should use, the best ways to use them—and what you should definitely avoid doing. Whether you create your own author website or we create one for you, we want to give you the best possible tools to build an effective online author platform and get your writing out there for the world to read.
11 Reasons Why I Won’t Be Returning To Your Blog via Writers Write – Find out from Amanda Patterson what you should avoid doing on your blog so that you don’t disappoint potential followers.
10 Essential Marketing Tips For New Authors via Book Marketing Tools – Whether you are traditionally published or are going the route of self-publishing, you will need to know how to successfully market your book. Authors Sarah Alderson and Becky Wicks give you the inside scoop on what they learned works best for successfully promoting books!
The Real Role Your Homepage Plays In The Conversion Process via Kiss Metrics – Get a detailed explanation from Kalki Gillespie of why your author website’s homepage is vital, what purpose it should serve, and if spending time redesigning your homepage is worth it.
How To Get Readers To Buy Your Indie Book via e-Books India – Why is having a good book cover so important in the marketing of your book? What elements of the book cover should you be focusing on? Shoshanna Evers tells you how to get people interested in your book.