« Levels of Engagement, or Why Authors Need an Email List | Main | Free Ebook for Authors and Indie Publishers! »

Comments

Brian Beecher

My name is Brian Beecher, and I am new to this website. I self-published two books and am getting ready to do a third. I actually have five finished stories and am working on a sixth, and looking for ideas on how to do this with the least possible amount of expenditure. Am very wary of the some of the programs I see online as there are so many who seem to be out to take you for everything they can. And the Internet seems to be sending out a lot of confusing energy now.

Dana Lynn Smith

Brian, I urge you to learn everything you can about the publishing business before proceeding. There are some excellent reference books on this page:
http://bookmarketingmaven.typepad.com/resources/aspiring-authors-resources.html

Good luck with your books!
Dana

Rohan Beata

Indeed, using keywords on your article is important. It's great that you said the word effective - overloading your article with keywords would be very counterproductive. It will drag down the quality of your writing, among other things.

Dana Lynn Smith

Thanks Rohan. It is so obvious when writers try to stuff too many keywords into their articles!

Lawrence Spring

Social media is the most effective way to promote your article. There are lots of people who browse when they are idle. It's just a matter of making your article interesting for your target market.

The comments to this entry are closed.

Update

  • The Savvy Book Marketer podcast, guidebooks and training programs are no longer available, but the blog articles will remain online for a while.

    Thank you to everyone who has supported the Savvy Book Marketer website, and I wish you much success with your books! Dana Lynn Smith