Do You Need an Inexpensive and Perfect Way to Promote Your Books? What Social Media Do You Use for Promotions?

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Jemsbooks – Wall of books keeps growing! I took this photo of our wall of books and Theodocia framed it!

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We authors all need ways to promote our books that show results. In this post I am featuring Theodocia. Once I found her I have stayed and have been happy with the results.

I also use another venue and do a ton of work myself promoting on FB, TW, LI, Instagram and Pinterest and occasionally on Flipboard.

Promoting books is a lot of work for one person. I am an indie author who does it all myself. Of course, I have my husband who is my illustrator and cover creator and lends a hand to give me new cover promos to feature on my website and blog. Thank God for him! I wouldn’t know what to do without him.

Do you want to know which social media to use that are most effective in getting your books out there? I had to learn by trial and error. I will share with you what I found, in my opinion.

The best social media to use to post your information on books or anything is INSTAGRAM! I used a venue recently to promote my books and noticed that the most clicks on my books came from Instagram! I was shocked. I have recently started using it more. Now I use it at least twice a week to post my books. I think that people like to look at pictures, photos, colorful posts which is what Instagram is all about.

The second best social media to use is TWITTER! It’s quick and easy and everyone is there!

The third best social media to use is FACEBOOK! Although a lot of fellow authors have opted out of it I still have three pages that get a lot of traffic.

The rest of the social media outlets such as Tumblr, Flipboard, Pinterest and LinkedIn I do not find as helpful to me as an author who wants to get herself out there. There are many more new links on social media to use but I try not to get into too many. I find the three that I use most of the time are effective to keep me relevant. Besides, I don’t want to spread myself too thin trying to update each media site. It’s time-consuming. I would rather spend time writing in my WIP, blogging, answering emails or reading.

What social media and promotional outlets do you use? Please share what works for you.

These promos below were created by my husband, John.

Jemsbooks MG/PT/YA for boys (girls love them too!)
Jemsbooks MG/PT/YA for girls (boys will like them too!

MG/PT/YA books are available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Jemsbooks Children’s books are available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Jemsbooks Children’s Books – PS-Grade 3 (Promo created by John Spina)

My goal in writing for children is to encourage them to read daily to enhance their life through good health and increase their creativity. Please read to your children daily even after they can read by themselves. This is a wonderful time to bond, cuddle, and get closer to your children. They will love and remember fondly the times you spent with them. Please keep reading and I will keep writing! Happy Reading Everyone!

Novels for 18+ books are available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble and also by clicking on covers to the right of this post.

In A Second – Kindle edition by Spina, J.E. . Romance Kindle eBooks @

In A Second – Novel for 18+ (Mystery/suspense/psychological/drama)
Jemsbooks Novels & Short Story Collection for 18+ (Promo created by John Spina)

Blessings & Hugs! Stay Safe, Stay Well and God Bless!


Janice Spina aka J.E. Spina

Award-Winning Author

Jemsbooks for All Ages!







About jjspina

Janice is an multi-award-winning author with 41 books: 20 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen, two young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 6 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 33 Book Awards and a few finalists awards. All Janice's books are available on, 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 book 3 of a YA fantasy series an and book 2 in an angel series. There will be six books in all in this series. She hopes to work on a series of four books in a crime/mystery genre that will be offsprings of her thriller, Hunting Mariah. There are books in the works about a dog for ages YA. Her hobbies are crocheting, sewing, 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 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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