Promotion Tips from the Central Coast SinC Conferenc
This set of tips came from authors.
Your Author's Website Should Have a Great Design
Build your Amazon Page
Book Signings, at book stores better to have more than one author.
For an individual author signing, find a different venue.
Email list generated from a guest book.
You should become recognizable.
Make your message clear.
Blogging doesn't transfer to sales, but it is a way of sharing.
Amazon Sponsor Ads
Groups on Facebook
Build your Brand
Your book should have lots of key words.
What the Professional PR Person said:
You need to build a fan base.
Mail ARCs to get reviews.
Build your tribe.
Be on KDP Select
Hire a PR person
There was a lot more, how to use Twitter, do ads, etc.
I think an author needs to find whatever works for him or her--and do those things that he or she likes to do.
When I heard all this I thought if you did it all you wouldn't have time to write.
Readers, what entices you to buy a book?
Writers, what are your favorite ways of promoting?
It was a good panel.