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Innovative Book Promotion for Indie Authors | Successful Self-Publishing

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How To Be Truly New & Uniquely You. By Natalie Buske Thomas. You’re an indie, right? So are you blazing your own trail or simply following the herd, hoping for a break-through? I don’t hold out much hope for a break-through.

 

Penelope‘s insight:

As an author, it is becoming more difficult these days to stand out from the masses when promoting yourself and your books. Don’t you feel sometimes like shouting, “World! I’m Here!” Maybe you don’t have to resort to this–just yet. Here are some great tips from a mystery writer to distinguish herself as an individual that respects attention. Grab a tip or two that you can add quickly into your promotional arsenal. To sum up: 1) Create your own unique radio show on Blog Radio, 2) Create some fun games to engage your readers, 3) Host innovative contests, and 4) Get Personal.

 

*****This review was written by Penelope Silvers for her curated content on “Ebook Promotion and Marketing”*****

 Link to the original article: http://selfpublishingadvice.org/blog/innovative-book-promotion-for-indie-authors

 

 

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50 Ways To Reach Your Reader #5 : Twitter For Indie Authors | Advice on Self-Publishing & Selling Your Books

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There are many articles written about how indie authors can use Twitter to promote their books and to help build an author’s platform. Some of them have great advice and some are just smoke and mirrors.

 

Penelope‘s insight:

I find Twitter fascinating–especially as a means to an end. That is, the sole purpose of announcing your books to the world and finding readers for those books. This article gives great insight on how to use Twitter effectively. I’m going to grab a couple of these takeaway tips like “make sure to tweet as least one trending topic per day”, or “always try include hashtags in your tweets” and “reach out to your followers with targeted tweets”.

 

****This review was written by Penelope Silvers for her curated content on “Ebook Promotion and Marketing”****

 

Link to the original article: http://selfpublishingadvice.org/blog/reaching-readers-twitter/

 

 

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