Marketing & Creating a Platform

© Sheila Keegan

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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Life Post-Publication

Josh Funk Shares Powerhouse Marketing Strategies

The Ultimate Guide to Book Marketing  

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

Before You Market Your Book, Set Your Objectives 

Should I Use a Pen Name?

Blurbing and Being Blurbed

How Writers Should Choose Their Pseudonyms

How to Market a Book: 6 Steps From a Full-Time Author

Street Teams

Making a Simple Book Trailer Using iMovie

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

How to Make an Awesome Book Trailer (and Why!)

6 Steps on How to Pull Off a Successful Book Event

When to Prepare Your Book Launch

How to Set up a Book Tour: Part 1

Reaching Readers: Engaging Kids at Book Events

The Art of the Cover Reveal

Giveaways to Market a Book


Create Your Writer Platform, by Chuck Sambuchino

Debut/Marketing Year Groups

2023 Debuts: traditionally-published MG, YA, adult authors debuting in 2023

Diverse Dreamers - diverse authors and illustrators with books coming out in 2022

@PB_2023 - authors and illustrators with picture books launching in 2023

#BusyPBs picture book creators with books releasing in 2023

2024 Debuts: MG, YA, and adult authors debuting in 2024

Roaring 24s - debut picture book authors and illustrators