Look, we all know that we want and need more followers. That is the best way to expose readers to our work. Pinterest can be a great tool because you can share character cards, teasers, book covers, and other visuals that can catch someone’s attention much quicker than a post full of words on Facebook. So, here are some tips on how you can gain more followers who can see (and possibly buy) your books!
Book trailers, event banners, and author photos are some of the most important visual marketing tools us authors have at our fingertips. Especially if we are self-published and trying to navigate this world on our own, easy mistakes can be made due to lack of graphics knowledge. This infographic serves as an amazing cheat sheet for image and video sizes on social media!
Okay, be honest, you have screwed up one of these at least once while writing, haven’t you? Some of us might need to keep this next to us as a guide at all times. I will tell you the one I HATE seeing the most; peruse. There are authors that will use it on every page of a book and not one of the uses is correct!
Obviously, becoming a full fledged writer whether you self publish or go through a publisher puts your life into a tailspin. It is so different from anything you thought or knew before you got into, no matter how much research you did. I want to know what of these are true to you. I know for sure sleep and reading for pleasure have both suffered. Time is not on our side, but perhaps that cup
Look, guys, I know it’s not easy. A lot of people wonder why i would put myself through it especially with a regular job on top of all the work that goes into it. However, there is an undeniable freedom in it all that becomes more clear with this infographic. However, I do realize there are a few unique smaller publishers out there this does not apply to. If you find those, hang on tight
I‘d like to know which one you are worst at and which you are best at! I think my main characters are entirely clear while it is hard sometimes to know my audience. I can’t imagine the exact typical type of person who wants to read my books, and I can see how that would be a deterrent. It’s what makes marketing, especially using ads, so
So this weekend was one of firsts. It was the first time I went to a Supernatural Convention, and it was also the first time I was selling the paper copy of Greed’s Charity somewhere. It went really well! I sold 30 books in total! Met some really wonderful people and I hope picked up a few new fans in the process. It was also the first time I gave would my newest book-swag Posted by R.A. Pollard
So this last week has been simply amazing! From the cover reveal to the actual book release I have met some amazing people. I have gained a serious fan in Amanda Medina, she needs like a full body pillow or Greed or something to keep her happy! Elaina and Abrianna have simply been the best, if not for them I don’t think I could have made it through some of this insanity without them. J.L Baldwin,
So we’re on the home stretch! I am finding it hard to believe after a year of hard work that finally Greed’s Charity will be coming out on the 9th of December! I am so happy this is finally happening. Book Two Envy’s Kindness is already with my editor! The cover reveal will be hosted on Facebook on the 3rd and 4th of December! If you have not get signed up to come the link is