The Author’s Platform: The Beginner’s Guide (Building Blocks) (Volume 2)

Authors, creating buzz for your book and your career just got easier. The Author’s Platform will help you create, understand, and use a powerful author platform to sell your books. Social Media and WordPress Consultant Barb Drozdowich will steer you through the technology behind book marketing without all the confusing techno-speak. She has helped many authors build an author platform that engages readers and builds sales. This book will help you decode the mystery behind building a powerful author brand and navigating the social media platforms essential to publishing success. The Author’s Platform teaches you why you need the various facets of the author platform to build visibility. Barb uses a simple analogy, Operation Book, to help you understand the steps to successful book marketing in the media age. She covers: – The difference between a website and a blog – The important items your blog should contain – The eleven essential social media platforms – Newsletters – Amazon’s Author Central – …and many more topics! Start your journey to publishing success today!

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  1. A great read for challenged social media person Barb’s book was so helpful to a challenged social media person – ME. I’ve read it twice and studied each section, ready to tackle her advice. I am going to recommend Barb’s book to our author’s group who has many people in it who feel the same way I do about social media. I no longer feel like I am dragging my feet, but ready to tackle all of her suggestions. Thank you Barb for your clarity. I will be purchasing her other books about blogging etc. Tracie Ingersoll Loy, author @[…]

  2. Practical and humorous insight into the world of Book Bloggers This book and its companion “The Author’s Guide to working with Book Bloggers” will save me huge amounts of time in targeting and interacting with book bloggers in my campaign to promote my books. Thank you so much, Barb, for the practical and humorous insights into the world of book blogging, and also for the empirical data to back it up. It’s also nice to hear that people who are shy can still succeed in marketing themselves and their much-loved books…

  3. Your “Platform” is key to your success – grab a short-cut to building yours … As an author I fully appreciate what Barb is saying in this book. Take anyone famous – pop star, actor, author, anyone – and what do they all have in common – a platform, a foundation upon which to build their chosen career. Our audience, readers in our case, are drawn to writers they have heard of, people who have been recommended, reviewed, and written about in the media. Apart from close family if you are lucky, the chances of anyone picking up your book – on-line or off…

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