Book Marketing

Producing a professional book is no easy thing, but selling it is even harder! On the Reedsy Blog, we share the latest book marketing trends and inspiration to make the process a bit easier.

Amazon Editorial Reviews: An Indie Author’s Secret Weapon

Aug 11, 2021 – Book Marketing

In this post, we’ll explain why Amazon editorial reviews matter, how to secure them, and how to use them to impact your launch. Read more β†’


An Ode to Independent Bookshops: Lessons from the Road

Jun 28, 2021 – Book Marketing

How can independent bookshops and self-published authors support each other? Hear about a Reedsy author's book tour. Read more β†’


Social Media for Writers: The Complete Guide

May 07, 2021 – Book Marketing

Learn all about the major social media platforms for writers, and how to make the most of your social channels as an author! Read more β†’


BookFunnel Review: Should You Use It to Deliver Your Ebooks?

Apr 19, 2021 – Book Marketing

Thinking about using BookFunnel to deliver your ebooks? Here's what it has to offer, from stellar reader support to group promotions. Read more β†’


How to Build an Author Email List in 6 Simple Steps

Apr 08, 2021 – Book Marketing

Learn how you can build and leverage an author email list to keep your readers engaged and turn them into life-long fans. Read more β†’


7 Ways to Build a Rockin' Author Platform

Feb 25, 2021 – Book Marketing

A strong author platform allows writers to reach readers by virtue of their name. Here's how you can build one. Read more β†’


How to Plan a Successful Book Launch in 6 Easy Steps

Jul 23, 2020 – Book Marketing

You've written a book, now's the time set it up for success by planning your book launch! Check out our tips and download our free book launch checklist! Read more β†’


How to Sell Ebooks on Amazon: 7 Tips For Making Money as An Author

Jul 16, 2020 – Book Marketing

Learn how to sell ebooks on Amazon by making sure your book page is as polished as possible β€” as well as tips for driving traffic to your Amazon book page! Read more β†’


How to Promote Your Book: 8 Budget-Friendly Steps to Boost Sales

Jun 08, 2020 – Book Marketing

Are you trying to promote your book but all the regular tricks aren't working? Here are 8 steps with lesser-known hacks that could be your key to success! Read more β†’


Ten Ways to Handle Bad Book Reviews

Feb 20, 2020 – Book Marketing

Bad book reviews β€” they happen to all authors! So what do you do about them? Hear are ten tips for making the most of a bad review. Read more β†’


How to Market Your Book in 8 Simple Steps

Feb 19, 2020 – Book Marketing

Marketing a book doesn't need to be scary. Our guide tells you how to market a book in 8 fundamental steps, so you'll never feel overwhelmed again. Read more β†’


How to Set Up Your Author Page on Amazon Author Central

Dec 30, 2019 – Book Marketing

In this article, we break down the basics of Amazon Author Central, along with 8 steps to optimize your Amazon Author Page. Read more β†’


How to Market a Nonfiction Book: 5 Steps to Selling More Books

Nov 20, 2019 – Book Marketing

Learn how to market a nonfiction book with this rich and practical guide. Includes notes on advertising, blogging, podcasts and more. Read more β†’


How to Get Book Reviews in 5 Steps (2022 Update)

Sep 17, 2019 – Book Marketing

Discover how to get book reviews that result in better sales! Follow these 5 steps to get reviewed by book bloggers (with bonus tips at the end.) Read more β†’


What is the Cost of a Professional Author Website?

Apr 05, 2019 – Book Marketing

Using data from the Reedsy Marketplace, you can now get some insight into the cost of a professionally made author website. Read more β†’


Big Announcement! We've Launched a New Book Marketing Tool

Mar 04, 2019 – Book Marketing, Reedsy News

Find out more about Reedsy Discovery, the new marketing tool that allows indie authors to connect with a huge community of reviewers and readers. Read more β†’


10 Tips on How to Make an Author Website (+ Bonus Checklist)

Jan 16, 2019 – Book Marketing

All successful author websites have one thing in common: originality. Here's how to add that element to yours to make sure you stand out from the crowd. Read more β†’


12 Book Marketing Mistakes to Banish in 2022

Jan 15, 2019 – Book Marketing

Avoid the most common mistakes that self-publishing authors make when creating their book marketing campaign, from Facebook Ads to Bookbub to design. Read more β†’


Facebook Ads for Authors (with Mark Dawson)

Nov 04, 2018 – Book Marketing

Million-selling author Mark Dawson talks explains how he used Facebook ads to grow his fanbase from the ground up. Read more β†’


How Authors Can Get the Most Out of Twitter

Oct 30, 2018 – Book Marketing

Do you know how to use social media to your advantage? Here are 5 ways authors can get the most out of Twitter (plus some extra bonus tips!) Read more β†’


"How I Got my Indie Novel Into the Country's Largest Brick-and-Mortar Chain" β€” By Carol Cooper

Oct 26, 2018 – From our Authors, Book Marketing

Learn how UK indie author Carol Cooper managed to place her self-published novel into the UK's biggest brick-and-mortar chain: WH Smith. Read more β†’


How to Write a Book Blurb: A Guide for Novelists

Sep 12, 2018 – Perfecting your Craft, Book Marketing

Three publishing experts show you how to write a blurb for a novel and optimize it for Amazon. Includes advice on keywords and tips for testing your blurb. Read more β†’


4 Tips to Market Children's Books, According to a Bestselling Author

Jul 10, 2018 – Book Marketing

In the children’s book market, your target audience is actually the adults who purchase the books for children. Find out how to reach them in this post. Read more β†’


How to Title a Book: What Do Good Book Titles Have In Common?

Jun 27, 2018 – Perfecting your Craft, Book Marketing

In this post, learn how to title a book that will help you sell more copies. We'll also look at elements shared by good book titles. Read more β†’


How to Write an Amazon Book Description That Sells

Apr 20, 2018 – Understanding Publishing, Book Marketing

In this post, we’ve condensed the process of writing an Amazon book description into three simple steps. Head inside to find out what they are. Read more β†’


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