Agents review lots of books in their line of work. Your book needs to stand out to get noticed. Learn some tips on how to do so from an industry expert like Megan Close, Associate Agent of Keller Media.
Building a platform can be a daunting task. Fortunately, Megan Close, Associate Agent of Keller Media, is here to give you some advice on how to build a platform that your audience, and agents, will love.
Leading literary agent BJ Robbins discusses the importance of a good platform for non-fiction authors.
Defining the audience for your book is critical to its success. It helps agents know which publisher to sell it to, it helps bookstores know where to place it on the shelves, it helps you market the book by tapping into that audience’s interests and targeting your efforts. Many authors think their book is appealing to everyone, all ages, both genders, all cultures. This is never true. The books audience should be narrow, targeted, and clearly defined. In this interview you’ll hear from several authors as they talk about the audience for their books. Notice how they tie details of the story to various audiences by age, interests, and life experiences. Then, ask yourself who the audience is for your book? Male, female, what age range, what nationality, what are their hobbies and interests, where are they from, and why will they enjoy your book. This will be the key to marketing and selling your book effectively.
Literary Agent Pam van Hylckama Vlieg talks about what you should look for in a book blogger when it comes to getting your book reviewed on their site .
Megan Close, Associate Agent at Keller Media, provides some insight into common trends found in some of the world's bestselling books, from tackling the book's topic with a fresh approach to ensuring authors are aware of similar books on the market.
In this recorded webinar, author and coach Nina Amir, teaches you how to write, publish, and promote a book on the Internet using blog technology. Blogging a book is the easiest and quickest way to write a book from scratch and promote it at the same time. Booking a blog offers you a way to repurpose your existing blog content into a book. Either way, a successful blog ensures a successful book. In this webinar you will learn:
• 4 Reasons all aspiring authors should blog
• What the difference is between blogging a book and booking a book
• How to blog a book and book a book
• 3 things you need for your blog to get discovered
• The elements a blog needs if it is to become a book
The process of writing your book is very different from the process of marketing your book. Author Michael Crider offers us his insights around lessons learned in book marketing tactics, from choosing the right title to finding the best places to get your book in front of possible readers.Join author Michael Crider as he offers marketing tips that are based on his own experiences.
When his publisher suggested changing his book's title, that was Crider's first lesson in book marketing. Let him tell you about the other lessons he learned as he moved from the author's chair to the marketer's chair.