Marketing & Creating a Platform

© Nina Laden

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! 

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Mar 22  The Art and Business of Author Platform with Jane Friedman. Hosted by Inked Voices. March 22nd, 3-4:15pm ET. Learn the essentials of connecting with readers through your author platform. Free to Inked Voices members, $35 for non-members.

What is a Platform & How to Build One

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

How to Develop a Street Team for Your Book

Life Post-Publication

New to Book Publicity? Go Local First

World's Shortest Book Marketing Plan

Josh Funk Shares Powerhouse Marketing Strategies

The Ultimate Guide to Book Marketing (free online book)

How Publishers Build Book Buzz by Sending Out Early Secret Copies

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

Epic Eighteens: PB authors/illustrators debuting in 2018

Electric Eighteens: MG & YA authors debuting in 2018

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