Many authors have an intense love-hate relationship with social media. On one hand, we love the connection that it helps us make with friends, family, and readers. On the other hand, we hate the time that it consumes, and the reality that the time we spend on social media rarely leads to more book sales.
For many authors, social media is one of the first places they start trying to market their books. In truth, it’s probably the easiest place to market your books. After all, all you have to do is set up an account and start posting. But as most learn, it doesn’t work very well.
Belinda Griffin, Book Launch Coach and Author Publicity Expert, offers these five things that offer a much higher probability of helping your books sell.
- Focus on connection
- Grow your email list
- Amazon optimization
- Get in front of readers
- Create original content
Belinda dives into these ideas in this video.
You can also read her article, Social Media Won’t Sell Your Books – 5 Things that Will, on her website SmartAuthorLab.com by visiting:
Do you have any tips on activities that sell better than social media? Share them in the comments below.