Going on right now: 15 days of amazing content (with prizes) for authors who’d like to learn more about book marketing.
#NaNoProMo (National Novel Promotion Month) is hosted by BadRedhead Media, and stems from the principle that it’s not enough to simply write the book, you have to market it, too.
And, as host Rachel Thomspon says, “Book marketing done correctly isn’t about selling our souls or spamming.”
Indeed. Done right, it can be both fruitful and enjoyable… and not in the least icky.
- Here’s my 2020 #NaNoProMo article: How to Declutter Your Book Marketing
You can win a consultation with me, from that page.
- From 2019: How to Make Time for Book Promotion
- From 2018: Focus Your Promotional Efforts With the Quadrant Method
I warmly encourage you to take a look at the excellent advice (and community) offered by this year’s #NaNoProMo!
Recently, I’ve also been featured as a guest writer by some other wonderful blogs. A big thank you to them, and you can find my articles here:
- Writing and Wellness: How to fix the one thing that may be wrong with your writer website
- Build Book Buzz: Author website must-haves
- Writer’s Fun Zone: 10 reasons to keep your writer website simple
- Self Publishing Review: Why authors should stop blogging now
- The Independent Publishing Magazine: How to set up your author website quickly and easily
- BadRedhead Media: Graphic design secrets to enhance your author platform
- Self Publishing Formula: Your author website; the joy of keeping it simple
This year, I’m trying to focus more on building authentic relationships with other promotional experts, and to spend a little less time blogging purely on my own site. It’s part of my belief in mindful marketing: that we should be intentional in our efforts to reach a new audience, and evaluate whether our time is well spent.
If you’d like to be featured here as a guest writer, you’ll need to submit an original, well-written article on the topic of website best practice, time management, or mindful marketing. My contact info is here.