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Blogs and Websites
10 Things to Blog About When You’re a Brand-New Author
“The best time to start promoting your book is three years before it comes out. Three years to build a reputation, build a permission asset, build a blog, build a following, build credibility and build the connections you’ll need later.”
How to Start Blogging: A Definitive Guide for Authors
"The average author does not benefit much from blogging.
Yet blogging is still recommended to authors as a way to market and promote. Why? Because blogging does work, if certain conditions are met. "
Do Authors Really Need To Blog?
"In short, the answer is a resounding, “Probably.”"
Please shut up: Why self-promotion as an author doesn't work.
"We are glutted with information, and yet our answer to "How do I get people to buy my book?" is social media marketing, which is basically throwing more information out into the void."
Should All Authors Blog?
"Ten years ago, the standard wisdom was that authors, both fiction and non-fiction, should have blogs in order to gather an audience and build relationships with readers. Now, not so much."
Consider having a website for the book or at least a page on a personal website.