Does the word marketing make you cringe?
Do bookmarks, postcards, buttons, pens, notebooks, t-shirts, oh my--make your head spin?
No worries. It happens to all of us.
I'm here to share with you a few fabulous posts that I found to be very helpful. I hope you find them as useful as I did.
Before I begin, I'd like to ask, what kind of swag do you all like to receive from your favorites authors?
Any successful marketing tips you'd like to share?
If so, please leave a note in the comments section. Looking forward to reading your thoughts.
Okay, here we go:
What Makes Word-of-Mouth Work?
Rob Eager shares his thoughts at Writer's Digest HERE. Good stuff! Also be sure to check out his whole list of marketing blog posts. Very helpful.
Author Elana Johnson shares a series of blog posts on marketing. Extremely helpful. A MUST READ.
The Basic Marketing Plan for Authors Who Have Bills to Pay Too
The Basic+Plus Marketing Plan For Those Who Are Nearing Wealth
Using Facebook and Goodreads In Your Marketing
has some great Tips on Marketing Your Novel
And here's a little video for your learning entertainment: