The essential why and the nitty-gritty how of indie author mailing lists and promo swaps #IndieMonth2017 #giveaway

Are you an indie author feeling overwhelmed by marketing advice, yet still unsure how to network with readers and other authors? Today we're talking about mailing lists—why you need one and how to build lasting connections with your readers & peers. Read to the bottom for to enter today's giveaways!

A #MustRead intro to self-marketing for indie & unpublished authors #IndieMonth2017 #giveaway

In today's intro to Networking Week (Become a Networking Ninja!), writing coach and author Beth Barany talks about the importance of marketing even before you become published and lays out a simple, easy-to-follow plan for setting up your strategy. Don't miss the giveaways at the bottom of the post!

Real, actionable steps to ACING your next book launch #IndieMonth2017 #giveaway

I'm excited to welcome author Chloe Adler to #IndieMonth2017! When Chloe launched her first book with this marketing plan, she was not a known author. In the first four days her book was on sale, it garnered 17 reviews, boosting the listing's Amazon rating to spot #5,889. Over the next six weeks, the total climbed to 31 reviews, and the book eventually hit #5 in the Witches category for free books and #286 in free Kindle books overall. Imagine the possibilities if you practice and perfect Chloe's plan. Read on to learn how putting these steps into action has enhanced her sales. Click to see her strategy!