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15 Ways to Promote Your Book

15 Ways to Promote Your Book

  1. Create a special landing page, leading to final destination.
  2. Harvest email addresses for future use such as a newsletter to promote next book!
  3. Hold a virtual book tour.
  4. Hold a Twitter chat.
  5. Include author’s social media info where applicable in book.
  6. Create a book pitch for 3 different lengths of time.
  7. Use copy from book for tweets that link to order page.
  8. If there is time for pre-ordering books, heavily push that everywhere.
  9. Create author videos. People love behind-the-scenes stuff and to hear from authors.
  10. Develop lists for potential speaking engagements.
  11. Develop a list of people to ask to do reviews.
  12. Create copy for Twitter / Facebook posts so people can easily share.
  13. Be sure to claim author’s real estate on Top 5 social media platforms. Then include copy directing them to the more frequently used platforms.
  14. Negotiate with your fulfillment center to include a bookmark with the new book information as well as Social Media information in current shipment’s book orders. (This is assuming you already have a book. Or partner with non-competitive book author to include a bookmark in their shipment.)
  15. Create house ads about your book and stream them throughout your website. (House ads are simply ads about your products or services.)

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Social Media Workshops – Summer 2012

The workshops have been scheduled! After much planning I was able to find a local site, LeLoLi Cafe & Express, in Milford, Delaware with FREE WiFi.  So, be sure to bring your laptop for even more personalization. If you don’t have a laptop or prefer not to  bring it, no problem. You will still leave with great ideas and processes.

Seats are limited so register early and get the Early Bird Price of only $39 per event!
Click here or go to http://socialmediamarketingde.eventbrite.com/ to register.

Social Media Marketing 101 – The What and Why of the Top 5 Social Media Platforms
Saturday, June 9th, 9:30 am – 12: 30 am
or Saturday, June 30th, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

BLOGGER 101 – A Blog Versus a Website, Setting Up a Blog and Getting Started!
Wednesday, June 20th, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
or Saturday, June 30th, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

TWITTER 101 – What is Twitter and Why Should You Care?
Wednesday, June 13th, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

LINKEDIN 101 – Creating a Profile, Getting a Job, Participating in Groups, Searching and More
Wednesday, June 20th, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

PINTEREST 101 – Creating Boards and Using Them to Drive Traffic and Earn Business
Saturday, July 14th, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

FACEBOOK 101 – Setting Up an Account/Page for Your Business, Earning Business, etc.
Wednesday, June 13th, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
or Saturday, July 14th, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

FACEBOOK FOR FRIENDS 101 – Setting Up an Account, Sharing Photos, Posting Videos, Staying in Touch With Family and Friends, Finding Long Lost Friends and Family, etc.
Saturday, June 9th, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Click here or go to http://socialmediamarketingde.eventbrite.com/ to register. Questions? Email me at lflowers at flowersmediamatters dot com.