A Facebook Author Page, Still Worth It?

September 3, 2015 - Book Marketing - 9 Comments

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Facebook’s decision a few years ago to limit page owners’ “organic reach”— and force them to pay to reach their followers— saw many authors getting frustrated at the dwindling number of fans who saw their posts. Several decided to shut down their Facebook author page altogether and switch to an “author profile”, a dangerous tactic ... read more »

Pinterest for authors: a step-by-step guide

July 28, 2015 - Book Marketing - 11 Comments

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Pinterest is the social media site that has every wannabe chef and bride-to-be totally hooked. It allows users to “pin their interests” to create virtual scrapbooks filled with hundreds of inspirational images: recipes, vacation destinations, home decor, wedding details, etc. With about 70 million users, the idea behind the platform is to enhance the ingenuity ... read more »

Putting Readers First — An Interview with Publishizer’s founder Guy Vincent

Publishizer Putting Readers First

Crowdfunding is possibly one of the evolutions in publishing that is most exciting to independent authors who are serious about their work. It turns the traditional publishing model upside down, with readers basically funding the books before they are published, and authors finding an audience before even finishing the manuscript. Last year, we hosted a ... read more »