Marketing & Creating a Platform

© Mirka Hokkanen

Maybe you're a published author. Maybe you're a writer trying to get published. Either way, you're going to need a platform. If you're looking to build a platform, you've come to the right place! 

Also, check out our links at Social Media.

The New Author's Platform: What Writer's Need to Know  

Marketing & Promotion

Life Post-Publication

Josh Funk Shares Powerhouse Marketing Strategies

The Ultimate Guide to Book Marketing  

How to Promote a Young Adult Novel on Social Media

7 Ways to Market Books to Children

Pointers from two Publicity & Marketing Experts

My Promo Breakdown: What I Did, What I Didn't & How Much I Spent

Have Swag: Will Travel (tips from B.J. Lee)

Need to Ask an Author for a Blurb? Here's the Secret Formula to Yes

9 Ways (and 2 Rewards) of Marketing Your own Book

3 Do's for Getting Reviews (and 4 Don'ts)

How to Build Your Brand in 3 Easy Steps So You Can Sell More Books

13 Ways to Use a Book Award for Marketing

Before You Market Your Book, Set Your Objectives 

All About Book Swag + A Superlative Swag Offer! by Eileen Meyer and Julie Pend

Book Trailers

Making a Simple Book Trailer Using iMovie

Katya Stec: Book Trailers & Narration Service for Authors (sample reels here)

3 Things Your Traditional Publisher is Unlikely to Do

18 Ideas for a Successful Book Launch

Don't Stop with the Book Launch

The Truth About Book Launches

How to Set up a Book Tour: Part 1

Reaching Readers: Engaging Kids at Book Events

Giveaways to Market a Book

Video Idiot Boot Camp with Katie Davis If you're a writer, you need to be making videos. Think it's hard? Well, Katie Davis assures us that it is not, in her Video Boot Camp!

Making a Living

How Writers Can Earn More

Julie Hedlund's- How To Make Money As a Writer


Create Your Writer Platform, by Chuck Sambuchino

Debut Year Groups

Notable Nineteens: PB authors/illustrators debuting in medium & large publishers in 2019 #notable19s

Picture Book Buzz: PB authors & illustrators debuting in 2019 #picturebookbuzz

New in Nineteen: debut trade PB authors & illustrators in 2019 #newin19

On the Scene in 19: debut PB & MG authors in 2019 #onthescenein19

Novel Nineteens: MG & YA authors debuting in 2019 #novel19s

Roaring Twenties: YA & MG authors debuting in 2020 #roaring20s

Soaring Twenties: debut trade PB authors in 2020 #soaringPB20s

Perfect2020PBs: debut PB authors in 2020 #Perfect2020PBs

2020 Debut Crew: debut PBs in 2020 #2020DebutCrew

2020VisionsPBs: PB authors in 2020 #2020visionsPBs

YA + MG 2020 Graduate Students: Facebook support group for kid lit authors with non-debut books coming out in 2020

The21ders: traditionally published MG & YA authors debuting in 2021 #The21ders

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