Thanks to the rapid rise of TikTok and Clubhouse, as well as new features on existing platforms like Instagram and Twitter, we often hear from authors wondering how many social media platforms they should be using — and who feel like they can’t keep up. But authors don’t need a presence on every social media… Read More Social Media for Authors
Free Writers’ Resources from Summertime Publishing
All publishers big and small expect authors to do more of their own marketing these days. This means developing a strong online presence with an appealing author site to draw in the crowds and regular engagement with potential readers through blogging and social networking. Here are ideas to get the message out. Expat Bookshop List… Read More Book Marketing Ideas
These days, authors are expected to do a lot more to market their books. But where do you start? Here’s some excellent tips from Smith Publicity and BookBub, two of the best in the business.
The secret lay in the planning. A traditional book launch will take place in a shared venue space where everyone can soak in the atmosphere of excitement and passion for the new book. Conversation bubbles in the background, stray laughter echoes from different huddles, fresh drinks and some strange salmon-y delicacies you’ve never seen before… Read More Holding the Fort Abroad Virtual Book Launch – a Runaway Success!
Join Rhoda Bangerter and the Summertime Publishing team behind the creation of her new book: Holding the Fort Abroad. Rhoda Bangerter is a coach for solo parenting expat mums in long-distance marriages – a topic she knows intimately after 15 years living a global life in an intercultural marriage, while raising third culture kids (TCKs).… Read More Holding the Fort Abroad – Virtual Book Launch
Join author Sara J. Simons and friends on Zoom at the virtual launch party for The Art of Transition – a Creative Process for Managing Change on Tuesday, April 13 at 7pm MDT or April 15 at 10am MDT. Expect fun and lively discussions!
Forget Me Not, the first book in Jacqueline Falcomer’s Tuscany Lovers trilogy, is now free on Amazon Kindle for 5 days only. Download Now! Alex, the storyteller in Forget Me Not, unfurls the multicolored banner that is his family history. In vivid and rich narration, from his grandfather’s bull fighting ranch in Mexico and his… Read More Forget Me Not – Free on Kindle
Discover the West African Culinary Experience! Join Ebere Akadiri at the launch party for her wonderful new cook book – Vibrant West African Cuisine. Date: March 3, 2018 Time: 3pm – 7pm Location: The Marriott Hotel Address: Johan de Wittlaan 30, 2517 JR Den Haag Entrance Fee: FREE Ebere Akadiri’s mission is to help… Read More Vibrant West African Cuisine Book Launch
“Retire to the Life You Love is a comprehensive approach to re-framing retirement from an outdated model to an energizing and designed phase of life.” Rich Feller, Life Re-Imagined Program, AARP Reading Retire to the Life You Love is like having a lively and engaging conversation with a life coach. It is packed with ideas,… Read More Retire to the Life You Love
Jack Scott is an author, blogger and book producer. Since publishing his evergreen autobiography, Perking the Pansies, in 2011, he has also become something of an expert in the world of social media. Here, Jack shares his top social media tips for authors. More…