Social media marketing is only the beginning for these authors

Perspective book series Youtube channel trailer - social media marketing

Book series writers Amanda Giasson and Julie B. Campbell are taking multi-channel advertising to another level. For Perspective book series authors, Amanda Giasson and Julie B. Campbell, social media marketing has been an integral part of the launch and continuing success of their fantasy fiction novels which so far include Love at First Plight and Second Wind. However, these authors haven’t stopped at social networks and have turned to every angle they can to spread the word. This effort has turned Giasson and Campbell into the exact opposite of the…

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Mobile marketing firms are asking if their ads are worth it

Mobile Marketing statistics

Businesses are struggling to see the direct return on their investment into social and smartphone advertising. While businesses are spending a rising amount of money into mobile marketing and social media advertising strategies, the majority of them aren’t actually able to see all that much of a return on the investment they’ve been making, according to the results of a recently released study. At the moment, companies are spending an average of 10.6 percent of their overall marketing budgets on mobile and social. The percentage of the budget being dedicated…

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Wendy’s mobile ads on Facebook have a Snapchat style

wendy's QR codes mobile ads

The fast food chain is creating interactive burgers through the use of GIFs and videos. Just as brands start tinkering with the mobile ads in the new full screen Facebook style, Wendy’s is working on using this new format in a whole new and creative way that they hope will encourage considerable interaction from consumers. The fast food restaurant chain is using images, videos and GIFs to illustrate how their burgers are made, layer by layer. The layers of the hamburgers are all displayed and added to each other, including…

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Authors are using mobile tech to engage readers

mobile tech marketing for book authors

The key to this mobile marketing effort is to make sure that what you’re saying and how you’re saying it is relevant. Mobile tech has become a fantastic way for authors to be able to market their books – print and ebooks – in an affordable way that will greatly appeal to the readers in their target market. From social media marketing to blogging, this technology offers a considerable opportunity. However, just because a writer can complete a masterpiece, it doesn’t mean that he or she is a natural marketer.…

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Social media marketing savvy authors cause shift in book sale strategies

social media marketing for book promotions authors

Writers ranging from those of bestselling novels to hidden gem indie publications are turning to Facebook, Twitter, and beyond. It wasn’t all that long ago that promoting a book meant that an author would talk to everyone they knew, attend book signings, work to obtain positive reviews, and attempt to make their way into a media interview, but today’s author also needs to use social media marketing to be much more accessible to his or her readers. While traditional marketing methods remain important, SMM is critical for book sales…when done…

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