Writers are always looking for cutting-edge industry tips to keep their marketing strategies relevant. Our editorial team has gathered five books for writers and self-publishers that are sure to help you better market your books. From understanding Amazon keywords to staying up to date on social media platforms, these books will surely take your writing business to new heights!
1. Market Like a Boss
by: Honoree Corder and Ben Hale
It’s essential for any self-published author to have a well thought out marketing plan to get their work in front of the right audience. Market Like A Boss answers critical questions surrounding successful marketing strategies like keywords, KDP Select, price points, and so much more! If you are feeling overwhelmed about how to get your book noticed you’ll want to dive into this invaluable resource to sharpen up your marketing techniques!
2. Become A Successful Indie Author
by: Craig Martelle
A great read for both well-established and new authors. Craig Martelle offers an informative guide covering a wide range of topics from writing gripping stories to effective marketing tips. Authors will find inspiration to navigate the self-publishing world and turn vague business concepts into solid plans.
3. Crushing It
by: Gary Vaynerchuk
Gary V has mastered the art of self-branding and staying up to date on ever-changing social media platforms. Crush It offers tactical advice and innovative tips on building your business identity and staying connected to your audience. Gary has a magnetic energy that will inspire you to build wealth and connections on your own terms.
4. Newsletter Ninja: How to Become an Author Mailing List Expert
by: Tammi Labrecque
One of the best ways for self-publishers to begin building their fanbase is through sending out newsletters. Labrecque’s expertise in mailing lists is sure to help you learn how to get familiar with the basics, how to grow whatever list you currently have, and re-energize the subscribers you’ve got. This is hugely important for any author hoping to sell more books and gain a group of loyal readers!
5. Strangers To Superfans: A Marketing Guide to the Reader Journey (Let’s Get Publishing Book 2)
by: David Gaughran
For anyone on the self-publisher’s journey to learn more about marketing, author David Gaughran is ready to give you the tools to identify your existing marketing blockages and improve them. Similar to Labrecque’s book, Strangers To Superfans wants to show you how to develop and build a loyal group of readers. Since part of the book is written from the perspective of a reader’s journey, you can learn how to tap into the minds of potential buyers everywhere.
Now it’s time to get reading! Be sure to take notes, and don’t forget to tell us about the most helpful piece of advice you discover in our comments or on twitter @writtenwordm.