MAILING LISTS: Why Authors Need Them, How To Build One (It’s Pretty Simple!)

Originally posted on Dan Alatorre – AUTHOR:
Your humble host. We all know there are dozens of things we’re supposed to be doing as authors in addition to writing. We talk about it here all the time. One of the important items is building a mailing list. That way, YOU are the source for information on your books and not a website or online retailer or agent or anybody else. YOU let fans know when the next book is coming – or anything else you wanna share, and THEY become connected with you and your writing. That’s  a huge asset when… Continue reading MAILING LISTS: Why Authors Need Them, How To Build One (It’s Pretty Simple!)

Give Your Readership A Massive Boost With Instafreebie

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
A few weeks ago, author Steve Boseley, a regular in this blog, contacted me to participate in my newsletter group. When discussing the details, I suggested he grows his own list first, as it consisted of a mere handful of addresses. We brainstormed and came up with the idea of using Instafreebie to grow his list, and he promised to share his experience. He has now done so, with great success, and has written what’s probably the best post on the subject I’ve ever seen. Thank you, Steve! Give your readership a massive boost with… Continue reading Give Your Readership A Massive Boost With Instafreebie

What Your Author Website is Likely Missing

Originally posted on Story Empire:
Hi, SEers. Forgive me for being a hypocrite, but today’s post is going to be a do-as-I-say-and-not-as-I-do post. Remember, I used to work in corporate communications, so I know marketing strategies. (That doesn’t mean I use them myself; it just means I know them.) Okay… Unless you literally just decided to become an author today, you almost definitely have an author website. Hopefully you’ve included the basics: landing page to advertise news and collect email addresses blog to share content, generate interest, and remain fresh in the minds of your fans book pages so your… Continue reading What Your Author Website is Likely Missing