You’ve probably heard us saying, “You need to engage with your readers!” a time or five. It’s a vital element that needs to be implemented in your social media strategy as an author to build a solid and thriving audience. But what does this actually mean? How do you actually engage with new people on social media in a way that actually makes a difference in your book marketing?
In our last post we talked about different ways to make money from your website. The first solution most people go to is displaying ads. But using the popular advertising networks on your website comes with some significant negative tradeoffs which could alienate your readers:
Over the past few months we’ve been asked by multiple authors the same question: how can I make money from my blog/website? As authors - whether self-published or not - it helps to have as many sources of income as possible. "Monetizing" your website may seem like an easy way to make buck, but like everything in life there are tradeoffs.
So we thought it might be helpful to offer four common ways authors can make money from their website, along with some quick pros and cons for each:
We all want our book to be successful, to reach as many people as possible. But one thing that I see over and over again is that authors and publishers do not allow enough time to properly set up a book for a successful launch. Especially for new authors.
In today's world, a successful book launch needs more than just a month or two set up before the release date, especially if you don't have an established audience or a strong presence online.
But if you find yourself in this situation, don't panic. Here's what you need to do: