An agent, producer, or publisher has to make decisions based on money. If they invest in you, will they get that investment back? Will they make a profit? If the answer to these questions is, “I’m not sure,” then you are not going to get picked. It’s as simple as that. Let’s remedy that.
How to Market Your Book: A Complete Strategy in 5 Stages
Today’s successful writers are entrepreneurs. While this may seem intimidating at first, the good news is that building a business around your writing doesn’t have to happen all at once. It can be built little by little, in stages. Here’s a blueprint to get your content strategy in order, connect with the right people, and form a supportive community.
Why Your Author Platform Is So Important to Publishers
Today’s publishing industry takes fewer chances on new authors. Having a strong author platform is one way to show that you are a low-risk investment. Why has this gotten even more important to publishers? Let’s take a look at the shift in power dynamics and what it means for authors trying to get signed.
Build Your Author Platform: A Requirement for Today’s Writers
If you hope to be a published author someday – or to self-publish and sell your books yourself – your author platform is absolutely critical. In fact, it’s almost impossible to achieve any measurable success without an author platform. Here’s a quick overview of how to get started establishing your platform – for new writers and experienced writers too.