22 Marketing Tips For Writers

Usually when it’s your birthday, people give you gifts.

Author Mary DeMuth is giving a gift to readers over at A Novel Journey, though. Marketing tips, to be specific.

Her list includes advice on developing a tag line, optimizing your website for traffic, building an email list, networking, and several other creative marketing tips which are essential to selling your book and yourself.

Here’s just one of her 22 tips:

Create community around your book. When I wrote Daisy Chain (and the entire Defiance, Texas trilogy), I dealt quite a bit with family secrets. What evolved was a blog about family secrets where folks could share their secrets anonymously. I created community. Recently, a reporter for ABC news contacted me because of the site. What resulted was this article on ABCnews.com about Oprah’s secret sister where they quoted me as an expert, a huge boon!

Read the rest of her great tips here.

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