Marketing

17 May, 2024

The Updated Guide to Facebook Marketing

By |2024-05-31T12:53:49-07:00May 17, 2024|Authors Academy, Marketing, Social Media|Comments Off on The Updated Guide to Facebook Marketing

Social media marketing remains one of the most affordable and effective ways to market anything—including your book!

For next week’s Authors Academy presentation, we’ll give you the latest on how you can use Facebook to market your books and connect with readers.

Join us next Wednesday at 11 AM in Arizona to learn more about:

  • How Facebook has changed in the last year
  • Creating and running your own Facebook ads
  • Making use of Facebook’s various features to appeal to readers everywhere
  • and more!

Your host for the presentation is Wheatmark’s publishing consultant, Tia Lewis, who has worked in editorial both in the NYC publishing scene and self-publishing scene. In addition to her publishing experience, Tia has worked as a social media marketer and video editor.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity — just click on the following link now to register:

8 December, 2023

Everything You Need to Know About Book Contests and Awards

By |2023-12-07T13:01:55-07:00December 8, 2023|Authors Academy, Marketing|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About Book Contests and Awards

A great way to get your book’s name out there, win some titles, and earn some perks is to apply for awards.

For next week’s Authors Academy presentation, I’ll lay out, step-by-step, how you can start submitting your book to contests that can benefit you, and how to make the most of your wins afterward.

Join us next Wednesday at 11 AM in Arizona to learn more about:

  • Finding contests worth submitting to
  • Preparing for the application process
  • Marketing your wins after the fact
  • and more!

Your host for the call is Wheatmark’s publishing consultant, Tia Lewis, who has worked in editorial both in the NYC publishing scene and self-publishing scene. In addition to her publishing experience, Tia has worked as a social media marketer and video editor.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity — just click on the following link now to register:

10 November, 2023

Navigating Book Fairs and Festivals

By |2023-11-10T10:00:46-07:00November 10, 2023|Authors Academy, Marketing|Comments Off on Navigating Book Fairs and Festivals

With the Tucson Festival of Books preparations ramping up, we thought it’d be a good time to explore the topic of book fairs and festivals and how you, as an author, can make the most of them!

For next week’s Authors Academy presentation, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about attending one of these events, manning your own booth, and more.

Join us next Wednesday to learn more about:

  • How you can benefit from attending a large book event
  • How to make your booth space enticing
  • How best to plan your day at a book fair or festival
  • and more!

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity — just click on the following link now to register:

https://www.wheatmark.com/register

20 October, 2023

How to Get Your Book in Stores

By |2023-10-19T10:45:55-07:00October 20, 2023|Authors Academy, Marketing|Comments Off on How to Get Your Book in Stores

Have you ever wanted to walk into a store and see your book on the shelf? Well, you can make this goal a reality with a little effort on your part!

For next week’s Authors Academy presentation, we’ll dive into how you can pitch your book to stores and start selling your book to retailers.

Join us next Wednesday at 11 AM in Arizona to learn more about:

  • What stores are worth the effort
  • What information you’ll need to provide them
  • How to sell your book (and yourself) to the right people
  • and more!

Your host for the call is Wheatmark’s president, Sam Henrie, who has spent the last twenty years helping authors of all stripes successfully publish and market their books.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity — just click on the following link now to register:

https://www.wheatmark.com/register

15 September, 2023

Book Publicity and Promotion 101

By |2023-09-14T11:14:23-07:00September 15, 2023|Authors Academy, Marketing|Comments Off on Book Publicity and Promotion 101

Now that your book is written, edited, and published, how do you get it out into the world?

For next week’s Authors Academy presentation, we’ll cover publicity and promotion strategies to help give you ideas on how you can get your book into the hands of more readers.

Join us next Wednesday to learn more about:

• Hosting events to promote your book, online and in person
• Getting your book in newspapers and on podcasts
• Blog tours, blogging, and social media in a nutshell
• and more!

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity — just click on the following link now to register:

https://www.wheatmark.com/register

18 August, 2023

The Power of Video Content

By |2023-08-17T09:56:43-07:00August 18, 2023|Authors Academy, Marketing, Social Media|Comments Off on The Power of Video Content

From YouTube and Instagram to Twitch and TikTok, videos have done wonders for marketing. So, how can you get involved?

For next week’s Authors Academy presentation, we’ll dive into the world of creating videos and collaborating with video content creators to market your book.

Join us next Wednesday at 11 AM in Arizona to learn more about:

  • Creating short, effective videos right from your phone
  • Connecting with creators who make book-related videos (so you don’t have to make anything at all!)
  • What each social media site has to offer regarding video
  • and more!

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity — just click on the following link now to register:

https://www.wheatmark.com/register

21 July, 2023

Marketing Your Book on Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr

By |2023-07-20T11:53:12-07:00July 21, 2023|Authors Academy, Marketing, Social Media|Comments Off on Marketing Your Book on Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr

When it comes to marketing your book on social media, there can be an overwhelming number of options of where to post—but knowing your options is the best way to figure out which websites might be the best fit for you.

For this week’s Authors Academy presentation, we’ll cover three social media sites you might want to consider using and explore the different benefits of utilizing each one! We’ll familiarize you with what each of these sites has to offer, as well as offer an overview on how each of them works.

Join us next Wednesday at 11 AM in Arizona to learn more about:

  • Making the most of Bookstagram, Instagram’s writer and reader community
  • Using Pinterest to reach readers (and other writers!)
  • How Tumblr can help you find readers in your niche
  • and more!

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity — just click on the following link now to […]

23 June, 2023

Making Connections on Twitter

By |2023-07-20T11:46:37-07:00June 23, 2023|Authors Academy, Marketing, Social Media|Comments Off on Making Connections on Twitter

Networking is a great way to help market your book, and Twitter is a great place to meet like-minded strangers, who can become helpful friends.

For next week’s Authors Academy presentation, we’ll dive into how you can make the most of connections on Twitter!

Join us next Wednesday at 11 AM in Arizona (11 AM PST, 2 PM EST) to learn more about:

  • How to use Twitter to connect with the right people
  • Strategies for marketing with your new connections
  • What to post and how to build a following
  • and more!

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity — just click on the following link now to register:

https://www.wheatmark.com/register

19 May, 2023

How to Market on Facebook

By |2023-06-09T10:42:55-07:00May 19, 2023|Authors Academy, Marketing, Social Media|Comments Off on How to Market on Facebook

Facebook is a great place to market for free—but what strategies can you employ to make the most of your time?

For next week’s Authors Academy presentation, we’ll cover everything you need to know about Facebook marketing in 2023!

Join us next Wednesday at 11 AM in Arizona to learn more about:

  • How to pinpoint your target audience on Facebook
  • Creating a content schedule and strategy
  • Posting low-cost Facebook ads
  • and more!

Your host for the call is Wheatmark’s publishing consultant, Tia Lewis, who has worked in editorial both in the NYC publishing scene and self-publishing scene. In addition to her publishing experience, Tia has worked as a social media marketer and video editor.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity — just click on the following link now to register:

https://www.wheatmark.com/register

21 April, 2023

How to Get Booked on Podcasts and Radio Shows

By |2023-06-09T10:43:47-07:00April 21, 2023|Authors Academy, Marketing|Comments Off on How to Get Booked on Podcasts and Radio Shows

Getting booked on a podcast or radio show is a great way to reach a new audience and an opportunity to talk more about your book with a friendly host.

For next week’s Authors Academy presentation, we’ll dive into the world of audio-based interviews and how you can get started!

Join us next Wednesday at 11 AM in Arizona (11 AM PST, 2 PM EST) to learn more about:

  • How to find podcasts and radio shows you can reach out to
  • Getting booked on a show
  • Promoting your latest interview after the fact
  • and more!

Your host for the call is Wheatmark’s publishing consultant, Tia Lewis, who has worked in editorial both in the NYC publishing scene and self-publishing scene. In addition to her publishing experience, Tia has worked as a social media marketer and video editor.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity — just click on the following link now to […]

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