Writing is a romantic, fulfilling, and creative process. Marketing, not so much.
If you want to share your writing, sell books, and look more attractive to publishers, it’s time to start marketing. Writers, it’s time to put your best foot forward and start taking marketing seriously. Here are a few marketing tips for writers.
Be Consistent with Your Writing Brand
You’re an individual and a writer. it’s time to separate those identities. This doesn’t mean your writing account can’t be personalized. Images are great, just make sure you’re displaying your brand and work.
Start sharing your writing on writing-specific social media accounts. If you can, try to get the same handle across all Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. This consistency makes it easy for your readers to find you!
You want your profiles to say loud and clear, “I am a writer, here is my work.”
Interact with Writing Communities
There are vibrant writing communities across social media, and probably even in the community you live in. Get involved. Participate in writing prompts. Go to workshops. Get feedback. Interacting with writing communities will make you better at your craft.
Remember to be a team player too. One writer’s success doesn’t influence your potential.
Make a Website
Did you know that you can control what people see when they Google you?
A website is a critical part of marketing for writers. Make a website, so that when people look for you on online, they find your work, blog, and learn a little bit about you.
If you need help optimizing your site, talk to an SEO expert.
Follow These Marketing Tips!
If you want to make a living as a writer, marketing is essential. Start following these marketing tips for writers, and put your best foot forward.
If you need help getting started, or have questions about marketing, contact me!