Any Twitter users out there? Join me today, as I go about finding the best time to Tweet. **This is a 2020 update to a previous post.** This turned into a MUCH bigger post than I had first envisaged, so here's how I'm going to manage this: Experimenting, and the tools and methods you can useScheduling, and … Continue reading How To Find The Best Time To Tweet [Lab]
Creating a Free Email List Last week I wrote about the importance of having an email list when it comes to marketing your books. I also gave a number of suggestions as to where you could go to get your list up and running, and how to do that with a free Mailchimp account. What … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Free Email List For Authors #2
Please forgive me for being late to the party, but I have recently joined Instagram. What took me so long you ask? Well, it's just not something I had ever considered as being helpful in my goal of promoting my work. It's mostly photo sharing, so it won't be useful in that goal. Right? I … Continue reading Using Instagram to Promote Your Book [Long Post]
Silence can be a distraction. Bear with me whilst I qualify that statement. When I'm writing, silence can be a distraction. It might be a cliche, but writers and coffee shops go together like James T kirk and Doctor Spock, Harry Potter and Quiditch, Psycho and shower curtains. Ever wondered why that may be the … Continue reading Does White Noise / Ambient Sound Actually Help Your Writing?
So I read a great article today. In fact, I came across a great blog: https://justpublishingadvice.com It does exactly what it says on the tin: Publishing Advice! The piece that caught my eye that I wanted to share today, is something that I am very keen on improving my knowledge in, and understanding of. SEO, or … Continue reading Simple SEO Practices That Do Get More Blog Traffic – reblog
So what's an email list? You know email, right? You know lists, yes? Well an email list, in its most basic terms, is a list of email addresses and possibly names of people that have given you permission to send them updates and information about you and your products. Email marketing, if you want a … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Creating an Email List for Free
Twitter is one tool in an author’s bag that can, if used effectively, be utilised to assist in the building of your author platform, which you hope ultimately will result in book sales, plus it’s a great way to make a connection with influencers or to speak to your readers. But a question that was … Continue reading How to Tweet Like a Pro [Lab]