#Authors – HOW TO: Make your Book Promo Posts More Effective…

Important info on promoting your book for all authors by Chris Graham aka TheStoryReadingApeBlog!

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

Whether you are posting on your own blog or through someone else’s

PLEASE REMEMBER TO DO THE FOLLOWING:

BOOK COVER

Always show the book cover…

TIMING

Always schedule your post to go live about one hour after Your Publisher has actually activated it

i.e., to give YOURSELF time to CHECK it has ACTUALLY been activated.

Most potential readers will NOT call back later to check if it is now active.

They will forget.

You WILL lose Sales…

HOW?

Establish the time to post by comparing YOUR timezone time AND DAY with your Publisher:

AMAZON

use SPT Standard Pacific Time (Seattle, Washington State)

SMASHWORDS

use SPT Standard Pacific Time (Los Gatos, California)

PST PACIFIC STANDARD TIME ZONE IN GREEN

NOTE:

PROVIDE MORE THAN YOUR COUNTRY AMAZON OUTLETS LINKS

EITHER:

Get and display a UNIVERSAL Amazon Outlet Link

OR

Give the links for Amazon in:

UK (.co.uk)  –  USA (.com)  –  Canada (.ca)  –  Australia (.com.au)

I’d recommend you…

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About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with 31 books: 15 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 3 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her books have received 23 Book Awards and a few Finalists in contests. AWARDS: 2 MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Lamby the Lonely Lamby, Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon 9 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Books 1, 2, 3, 5, & 6. Abby & Holly Series, Books 1-4 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - HONORABLE MENTION - Davey & Derek Book 1, READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 3 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - BRONZE MEDAL - Abby & Holly Book 1 READERS’ FAVORITE AWARDS - HONORABLE MENTION — Abby & Holly Book 2 READERS’ FAVORITE AWARDS - FINALIST - Davey & Derek Book 6 5 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey BOOK EXCELLENCE AWARD - FINALIST - Davey & Derek Book 6 Authorsdb Cover Contest Silver Medal - Davey & Derek Book 5 FINALISTS: Authorsdb First Lines Contest, - Hunting Mariah and Mariah's Revenge were Finalists Red City Review Awards - Finalist - Davey & Derek Book 4 and received a 5-Star Review from Readers’ Favorite Book Awards. READERS’ FAVORITE BOOK AWARDS - 5-STAR REVIEW - Davey & Derek Book 4 All Janice's books are available on Amazon.com, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on a novel and Book 4 of Drystan the Dragon series for young children. An historical novel and a YA fantasy series will be coming in 2021 and beyond along with more children's books and novels for 18+. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, tap dancing, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog http://jemsbooks.blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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8 Responses to #Authors – HOW TO: Make your Book Promo Posts More Effective…

  1. Great ideas! Thanks for sharing this.

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