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How to Market your Book with Social Media Tools By Peg Fitzpatrick
Writing your book seemed like the hard part.
Now you need to market your book.
Social media marketing is the answer. Build a platform for your book sales. Establish thought leadership in your genre. Get to know other writers. Learn more about the self-publishing process. And sell more books with marketing, not a hard sell!
Togather: Create an online book tour
Storify: Create and share a social story
Magisto: Make a book trailer
Google+ Hangouts:Let people get to know you.
Shindig: Have an online reading
Goodreads: Talk with your fans
Pinterest: Show your stuff!
Pinned almost a year ago 1264 repins! Article: How writers can use Pinterest.
So where do you start?
Pick one social network Google+ Pinterest Twitter Facebook page LinkedIn AND practice! Learn the platform and have fun.
The great news is… You have all the skills you need to succeed! Writers are smart, creative, and interesting. Don’t be intimidated by people with large followings. Be unique and original. Do what works for you!
Who is Peg Fitzpatrick? I’m a writer, social media marketer and digital strategist I’m on Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Google+. I work with Guy Kawasaki on his social media and I worked with Shawn Welch & Guy on the social media marketing for APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur – How to Publish a Book. If you heard about this book online, that could have been me.