Posts Tagged ‘publishing’
How Can Authors Use Social Media to Find Readers for Their Books?
As a self-published author, you might consider using social media to introduce yourself to potential readers of your book. With LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube, you have a huge audience for exposure. Generally, fiction entertains and nonfiction educates. Since I’m all about nonfiction, I’ll expand on that. As an expert, your nonfiction book shares your expertise to reach a wider, larger audience than you do with your services. And where can you find a larger audience than social media? Attract ideal readers Your goal when posting on social media is to find and attract readers, those who fit your ideal audience. How do you do that? First, make them interested in you, what you’re about, and what you stand for. Your area of…Read More
Book Review – The Nonfiction Book Publishing Plan by Stephanie Chandler and Karl W. Palachuk
Authors Stephanie Chandler and Karl W. Palachuk have packed The Nonfiction Book Publishing Plan: The Professional Guide to Profitable Self-Publishing with everything a first-time nonfiction author could want to know about publishing a book. I don’t think I’ve ever read a more comprehensive book on this topic—and I’ve read a lot of books! About the Authors Both authors share their backgrounds and how they came to be where they are today—which not only offers credibility, but allows new authors to imagine they can follow a similar path. I know I’m always encouraged when I learn of the humble beginnings of people like Stephanie Chandler who has accomplished so much, especially starting and growing the Nonfiction Authors Association. Self vs Traditional Publishing Although focused on self-publishing,…Read More