Marketing & Creating a Platform

© Maral Sassouni

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

50 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Promote Your Book

Bring on the Swag! Marketing Your Picture Book with Hazel Mitchell

10 Things Authors Need to Stop Doing on Social Media Immediately

Life Post-Publication

World's Shortest Book Marketing Plan

Josh Funk Shares Powerhouse Marketing Strategies

The Ultimate Guide to Book Marketing  

Essential Marketing Tactics for Children's Authors

Books Clubs: The Human Touch in Marketing

Set up Amazon Author Central

Beyond the Book Launch Party

How to Promote a Young Adult Novel on Social Media

7 Ways to Market Books to Children

Pointers from two Publicity & Marketing Experts

How Authors Can Use Medium

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

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

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

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