Social media marketing myths present sales barrier to indie authors

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Inaccurate beliefs are holding back the ability of certain writers to be able to improve their book sales. It has been broadly accepted among indie authors that social media marketing is among the most affordable and effective channels that they can use to be able to reach their readers and promote their latest (and previous) books, but the problem is that there is false information circulating that is reducing the results that many among this community are seeing. Advertising over social media can reach consumers over desktop and mobile platforms,…

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Social media marketing savvy authors cause shift in book sale strategies

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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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