Welcome to the December 6, 2013 edition of marketing tips for authors. We've got a great mix of insights into editing, book marketing, social media, and more. Thank you to all of the contributors!
Mo Wally presents Top 5 Most Successful Marketing Campaigns | Success Tips, Motivational, Health Tips, Self Improvement Success Manual posted at Success.
Erica Verrillo presents Publishing ... and Other Forms of Insanity: Precycling: A Great Way to Get the Most Mileage Out of Your Blogs posted at Publishing ... and Other Forms of Insanity, saying, "If you are new to the blogging scene, you probably don’t have a lot of followers (yet). For aspiring authors, this is a calamity. There you are, pouring your heart and soul into your posts, and nobody is reading them! How will anybody know that you are a gifted writer if your blog is languishing, unhonored and unsung, in cyberspace?"
Katie McCoach presents Developmental Editing: What is it Exactly? posted at Katie McCoach Editorial, saying, "The editorial process of the developmental edit may vary from editor to editor, however the idea is the same – work with an author to help the author create the best possible story they can. This article explains 5 things a developmental editor can do for you."
Kimberley Grabas presents 2 Must-Dos to Make Your Book Marketing Infinitely Easier posted at Your Writer Platform, saying, "Why is it that your book marketing is falling short? You’re trying to implement as many of the tricks and tips that the ‘experts’ recommend, but few of your marketing tactics are gaining traction. Sure, you haven’t tried EVERYTHING yet, but you’ve tried enough to move the needle at least a smidge, right? There’s no question that building a strong platform takes time, and gaining momentum–even with a sound marketing plan–requires the patience of a saint. But something just isn’t jiving."
Lovelyn presents Is Podcasting Your Novel Worth It? | H. Lovelyn Bettison posted at Comments for H. Lovelyn Bettison, saying, "As I work on editing the podcast of my novel, I wonder if all of this work will really be worth it."
Andre Cruz presents 8 Easy Ways to Create a Popular Blog posted at The Word, saying, "8 tips on how to boost traffic to your author's blog."