Read the full post here: http://kelsye.com/the-great-writing-retreat-debacle/
Writing a book is a grand achievement and checks off a bucket list item for many writers. However, what happens after you finish writing is the key to finding readers and ultimately selling your book.
Social media marketing is the best way to get the word out about who you are and talk about your books. Learning how to build buzz for your book with social media will take a little time but the efforts will pay off.
Make a great first impression
Create great Amazon and Goodreads author bios, both profiles are a must for authors.
If people are looking for you (amen!), you want them to find something interesting and let them learn about who you are. You’ll want a current photo, a bio that sparks interest about who you are and what makes you unique.
Read it all here: http://thefutureofink.com/build-buzz-for-your-book-social-media/
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Kelsye Nelson is CEO and Co-Founder of Writer.ly, an online marketplace that connects writers to publishing professionals. (Angel funded and backed by Guy Kawasaki.) She is also author of The Breakup Girl series and Book Lush. Other roles have included Vice President of Growth and Outreach at Brown Paper Tickets and leading marketing efforts at Hedgebrook, TransACT and Headsprout. She’s a board member of The University of Washington Digital Publishing Program and The Seattle Free Lances Association. Prior, she served as board member of the American Marketing Association, Editor-in-chief of ToteMs, a MENSA newspaper, and as teacher at Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan. Her degrees include an BA in Writing and Art Activism from Evergreen State College and Graduate Work in the Publishing Arts program at Antioch. Highly proficient in building online tribes, over 50k people follow her on twitter (@Kelsye).
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