7 Steps to Developing an Effective Author Platform

"The Pen-monkey’s Guide to Building Exposure!"

One does not obtain a creative writing degree simply because they need it. They get one because they want it, because it will be like it says on the brochure, hopefully teach them how to write a highly successful non-fiction/fiction book. But as an author, you don’t just get on the paying side of the fence just like that.

7 Steps to Developing an Effective Author Platform

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In the digital age we live in, building a pure and wonderful relationship with others has also become equally important. So, how does one get there?

What is an Author’s Platform and How Do You Build One?

Having a ‘platform’ is often times hard to explain, but publishers and agents prefer that authors have one.

6 Marketing Tips To Launching Your Book

A book launching campaign can be a bit intimidating. What many people fail to realize is that only after the book is written does the real work begin-when it’s finally published.

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Nevertheless, a book launching can be an exciting and memorable step in your career and with a little help, you should be able to introduce your book to the world easily and with the greatest response. Pick a date to officially release your book and consider employing some or all of the techniques below to make your book launching a success.

LinkedIn Strategies For Writers, Authors & Indie-Publishers

Melonie DodaroToday, I have the great pleasure of being the host on DAY 1 of the Virtual Blog Tour for Melonie Dodaro, author of the brand new book, The LinkedIn Code: Unlock the Largest Online Business Social Network to Get Leads, Prospects & Clients for B2B, Professional Services and Sales & Marketing Pros. That book will be celebrating its official launch on Tuesday June 3rd, 2014.

MELONIE DODARO is the founder of Top Dog Social Media, a social media agency that helps brands, businesses, professionals and sales teams use social media marketing and social selling to boost their visibility, attract new customers and increase their revenue. Dubbed by the media as Canada’s #1 LinkedIn expert and social media strategist, Melonie provides LinkedIn training to corporate sales teams and speaks worldwide at both industry and corporate events and conferences.

Marketing Your Book on Amazon

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Shelley Hitz’s book is a fundamental yet vital Amazon Marketing Resource that’ll give you the ability to know what it is that Bestselling Authors and or Publishers do.

You’ll learn the same powerful methods that these bestselling authors utilize to market their books effectively. By reading and learning from what Shelley shares in her book, you’ll have the ability to market and promote your book on Amazon just like any Traditional or Big 6 Publisher would.