I ran across this article while researching something entirely different. So, I thought I would bring it to chat.
We should talk about Marketing. It starts with an M and we are in the Month of May.
How do you put a blog tour together? Should you pay a third party to set up a Tour on your behalf?
If you self publish the formatting falls on you. Guidelines are available but you have to change your manuscript. Strip out headers and footers and page numbers. You have to reset line spacing, Chapter Headings and indentation. You have to make certain of your page breaks. And still, your finished project may end up in the readers’ hands with totally distracting artifacts.
If you make your own book trailer do you know how to get permission to put music in? Where will you get your images? How long should it be? Where will you home the file?
Who needs to build a website? Do you know what to include?
Who has a website? Is it up-to-date?