Ever since I took those feeble first steps into marketing my own book in 1996, I wanted to find out the best way to reach my market. Is that you also? For me, doing a communications degree was helpful to learn different styles of writing and editing. But then came the real learning...
Many wonderful, business-minded authors have sought my advice and support in self-publishing. But I fear that many authors are not putting targeted research and the readers' desires first. They are ploughing headlong into contracts which do nothing to market their presence in a long-term way.
Producing a great book is a huge deal; you cannot simply produce a book and share it on your Facebook profile to great success. Plus, you want longevity in the market!
After four years of supporting others and publishing my own non-fiction books using IngramSpark, I am well placed to mentor anyone struggling with what to do to produce and market their new book. I can advise serious authors on how to set up their own imprint and build up interest online.
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Or simply take my new online course for a full 18-months of continual access to videos, marketing templates, ROI calculator, and niche marketing ebook. You can also ask any marketing question you have, as part of the course.
In researching for my new course: Marketing for Influencers (Authors), I found simple things any author can start to do to boost their influence. Many of the helper apps have free plans. Not only that, there's an entire lesson on branding and how to position yourself in your market. I go through Amazon title research as well.
Australians & New Zealanders: For more specific help with Facebook marketing, email marketing, and creating videos to interest others, then a Skype session of one hour should do the trick!
Ask me in our session about some of these:
Using Email Autoresponders (Vision6, Mailchimp, Convertkit)
Using a WordPress 'author name' blog to ensure your presence lasts
Single-shot, multiple-site social media posting
Using videos and images in Facebook Advertising
When to use Cost Per Click advertising and when not to
Getting all book covers, website headers, marketing images, etc done beautifully but cheaply
SEO and Keyword Research for Book Titles
Lead Magnets - sending people courses or lists to gain new readers
Blogs/guest posting and its benefits
Please note - Jennifer's location is Brisbane, Australia - GMT+10
Providing copy editing and structural editing to authors, non-fiction. Also design of books, ebook preparation, Amazon uploads, and I also love to provide self-publishing coaching to Australian authors.
Using my training in copywriting, I performed website copywriting, internal blog writing and optimisation, and also managing Adwords and Facebook campaigns. Wrote the book 'Power Marketing'.
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Marketing intelligence for experienced authors only, not newbies. I've helped books hit the New York Times bestseller list 3 different ways.
Former Penguin Random House Executive Director, Digital & Social Marketing. I love helping authors find their audience!