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.

Social Media for Writers: The Complete Guide

May 07, 2021 – Book Marketing

There are several types of social media for writers, each with its own pros and cons. Learn all about the major platforms and how to make the most of your social channels as an author! Read more →

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 →

How to Build an Author Email List in 6 Simple Steps

Apr 08, 2021 – Book Marketing

Your email list, unlike social media platforms, is entirely within your control, and leveraging it well means you won’t be losing readers who can be turned into life-long fans. Let’s take a look at how you can build your own mailing list in 6 practical steps. Read more →

Amazon Keywords for Authors: Become King of the Kindle Store

Mar 02, 2021 – Book Marketing

Give your book the best possible chance of being a bestseller using this shortcut to Amazon success: KDP keywords. Read more →

Amazon Algorithms for Authors — Demystified!

Mar 02, 2021 – Book Marketing

The Amazon algorithms control who sees your book on their site and when. To understand how these complex systems work so you can give your book maximum visibility, check out our demystifying guide. Read more →

Amazon Book Categories: An Author’s Essential Guide

Mar 02, 2021 – Book Marketing

Use Amazon Book Categories to reach your target readership. Discover Reedsy's top tips in this post. Read more →

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 →

BookBub Reviews: Are They Worth It?

Dec 04, 2020 – Book Marketing

The conversation around BookBub mostly revolves around what it is and what its most popular services do. But a less discussed aspect of this notable website is its reviews function, which gives authors another way to get testimonials and promote their book. In this post, we’ll see what BookBub’s reviews actually look like, how they’re different to other review platforms, and whether they’re actually worth it. Read more →

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 →

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 — as well as tips for driving traffic to your Amazon book page! Read more →

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

Jun 08, 2020 – Book Marketing

A lot of the questions we get every day at Reedsy have to do with marketing. They’re often along the lines of How can I promote my book? and How do I get reviews? or Can someone just do the marketing for me? The problem is, there’s rarely a one-size-fits-all answer to those questions. Each autho... Read more →

Ten Ways to Handle Bad Book Reviews

Feb 20, 2020 – Book Marketing

Bad book reviews — 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 →

How to Market Your Book in 8 Simple Steps

Feb 19, 2020 – Book Marketing

Marketing a book doesn't have to be scary, at least not when you understand the fundamentals. Our guide walks you through everything you need to know about how book marketing really works. Read more →

How to Set Up Your Author Page on Amazon Author Central

Dec 30, 2019 – Book Marketing

To help make juggling the various tools and marketing resources out there a little simpler, we’ve broken down the three major steps for using your Author Central account to optimize your Author Page. Read more →

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

Nov 20, 2019 – Book Marketing

So, you’ve written a nonfiction book? Nice one! Give yourself a well-earned pat on the back, but don’t rest on your laurels just yet. Because there's still a long road to achieving sales ahead, and the first step is to knuckle down and learn… how to market a nonfiction book. In this post, we’ll ... Read more →

How to Get Book Reviews in 5 Steps (2021 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 →

Roundup of Writing and Publishing Resources

Aug 16, 2019 – Perfecting your Craft, Understanding Publishing, Book Marketing, Book Design

The best writing and publishing posts, videos and how-to guides from the Reedsy blog. A great resource for both aspiring and established authors. Read more →

What is BookBub: The Ultimate Guide for Authors

Jul 03, 2019 – Book Marketing

Whether you’re working on your first book, or have published dozens of them already, our guess is: you’ve probably heard of BookBub. But are you familiar with all the features and services that the platform offers to authors? In a publishing world increasingly dominated by Amazon, BookBub provid... Read more →

What is the Cost of a Professional Author Website?

Apr 05, 2019 – Book Marketing

If you’ve spent any amount of time on Reedsy, you will have hopefully heard us talk about the importance of having an author website. And, ideally, you will already know how self-publishing authors need a site that’s more sophisticated than a Tumblr page — which is why many of them will, at some ... Read more →

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

Mar 04, 2019 – Book Marketing, Reedsy News

For over four years, the team at Reedsy has worked with thousands of self-published authors helping them develop their craft and publish better books with the help of our professional editors, designers, and book marketers. Read more →

READ THIS Before You Enroll in KDP Select!

Feb 27, 2019 – Understanding Publishing, Book Marketing

Should you enroll in KDP Select? It's a question faced by all indie authors — and in this post, we give you the info you need to make that Read more →

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

Jan 16, 2019 – Book Marketing

In today’s competitive book market, making an author website that helps you sell more books and build your profile requires more than just a Blogspot page and a domain with your name in it. In this article, we’ve worked with experienced Reedsy web designers to whittle down ten top tips that will ... Read more →

12 Book Marketing Mistakes to Ban in 2021

Jan 15, 2019 – Book Marketing

Since the birth of Reedsy, we've had the chance to work with thousands of authors, helping them get their books out there in the most professional possible form — and to sell them. For many authors, selling a book is even harder than writing it. But whether you're self- or traditionally publishe... Read more →

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 →

How Authors Can Get the Most Out of Twitter

Oct 30, 2018 – Book Marketing

Nathan Bransford is the author of the Jacob Wonderbar series and How to Write a Novel, which NY Times bestselling author Ransom Riggs called “the best how-to-write-a-novel book I've read." He writes a popular blog on writing and publishing and is also available for book editing and consultations... Read more →

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