A subscriber wrote me, “Mostly I need to learn how to promote my books. I am good at writing but a novice at promoting.”
Is that you?
Authors tend to like being solitary. After all, writing is basically something you do by yourself.
Promotion is the process of connecting with others — and encouraging them to connect with you. It isn’t something you do by yourself.
Accept the fact that you need to connect with others to promote your books. It might feel scary, but you just need to set up a step-by-step system and follow it.
Find where likely readers hang out
Luckily, you don’t need to promote to people who are not likely to be interested in your books. This is a good thing, because you’ll get more support and fewer rejections when you stick to people who are already interested in the topic of your books. Continue reading →