Author Tech Tips is now the Author Media Blog. In 2009, Thomas Umstattd Jr. started Author Tech Tips as a way to share writing strategies with authors who were timid about technology. He knew that most authors weren’t technology experts. They were professionals writers but that didn’t mean they were experts in …
Most author websites fail to sell enough books to reimburse the author for the cost of building the website. The reason is because most authors don’t know the following seven secrets.
Imagine a website that would email thousands of people in your town to let them know where you are speaking next. Now imagine that this is free. Your imagination has become a reality. Read on for details.
So your publisher says you need to grow your platform. You need to be able to communicate with and listen to more people in order to promote your book. Here are 7 great ways that Facebook can help you do that.
In this post author Renae Brumbaugh tells how her blog took her from unpublished stay at home mom to the published author of multiple books.
“If I couldn’t interrupt you, how would I reach you?” This is the question Dave Evans (@EvansDave on Twitter) helps people answer all over the world. Dave is the author of Social Media Marketing: An Hour a Day and a frequent speaker on social media and emerging technologies.
Just because you have a website doesn’t mean that it’s effective. Fortunately, there are easy ways to track if your website is helping to build your author platform.
So you’re working on a book and not sure where to find time to start a blog? No problem. Use your blog as your rough draft. This post will give you 7 reasons why you should post your book to your blog as you write it.
While surfing the web recently, I visited several author websites and noticed an alarming problem. Whenever these individuals offered a free resource to download from their website – the documents were devoid of any contact information! Don’t be guilty of the same blunder.
In this post you will learn what the Creative Commons is and why emerging authors are using it to promote their books.