3 S.R. Johannes: Friday Five/Marketing Round Up (3/12)

Friday, March 12, 2010

Friday Five/Marketing Round Up (3/12)

Hi guys!

Here are my favorite marketing posts for the week:

Audience Development - Many people say focus on your craft first. This view can set up writers for disappointment and failure if/when they do get published. Here are some myths to consider.

Sell Ideas - Why should you learn how to sell ideas? Can’t you just write and let the ideas sell themselves? It’d be nice, but in most cases you can’t.

Marketing Your Writing series - Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. Marketing your writing is essential if you want your work to be read by a wide audience.

The Texas Sweethearts -
P.J., Jessica, and Jo are reporting in with Shrinking Violet readers on their newest venture, a group blog.

Connecting to Young Readers in Social Media - Since 93 percent of teens are accessing the Internet, getting the word out online is key to obtaining bestselling readership numbers. There’s only one problem: unless you’re already a well-known YA author, teens aren’t going to come to you.

7 Reasons why writers need to use video
- Here’s why you should seriously consider getting your face, and your books on screen.

Have great weekend :)

12 comments:

Jemi Fraser said...

Thanks for the links - I didn't see all of these during the week :)

Natalie Aguirre said...

Thanks for the links. The WOW blog post about connecting with YA readers in social media was really helpful. I'd love to see some blogs about the best way to connect with the middle grade kids if you find one. I think that's probably even more challenging.

Solvang Sherrie said...

Get my face on screen? I chose a career in writing to avoid having my face on screen!

But I have to say it's a good link with some great ideas. Thanks...I think :)

Susan R. Mills said...

Thanks for the links! Have a great weekend!

Janet Johnson said...

So much time, so little marketing done . . . wait! I mean the other way around.;) I'm learning a lot from you. Thanks!

Catherine Denton said...

Ooo, these all sound good. Now, what to read first...

Portia said...

Good ones! Thanks for sharing ...

PJ Hoover said...

Thank you for the shout out, Shelli! Have a great weekend!

Slamdunk said...

Great list and links--thanks for sharing.

Bish Denham said...

Wonderful stuff!

Kelly said...

Thanks for the links, Shelli! I've started checking out them already, and it's good stuff!

Stina Lindenblatt said...

Oops! Just realized I forgot to check this post out last week. Thanks for the links!