#Authors #Marketing Yourself and Your Work Part TWO

… a must -read for any author.. enjoy… Thanks , Chris and Susan..:)

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The following is an extract from a talk delivered at the Calgary Public Library in Feb. 2011.

Part 2

The best time to begin building your readership is while you’re still writing the manuscript. The very first thing you need to do is create a web presence of some kind or another. This can be as simple as building a blogsite (always free) and writing posts for it on a regular basis. Encourage your friends to subscribe to this, and ask them to ask their friends to do the same. Then write something meaningful, as often as you can, even if it’s only once a week. You should never have to ask, “But what should I write?” You’re a writer; you’ll think of something! Write regularly, keep it positive and upbeat, and post, or repost, articles that will create a discussion in your comments. When people comment…

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3 responses to “#Authors #Marketing Yourself and Your Work Part TWO

  1. Thanks for the reblog, Seumas!

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  2. Thanks for re-blogging Seumas 😀

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  3. I read this on Chris’ blog also. I agree it’s great. 🙂

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