YouTube reaches more 18 to 34 and 18 to 49-year-olds than any cable network in the U.S. and generates 4 billion views daily. That makes the network a no-brainer when it comes to choosing a platform to market your business’s videos.
But for many users YouTube is a domain for high-quality media. Creators film in HD, own lighting umbrellas, and don’t settle for anything less than perfect sound quality.
For these reasons, getting your business set-up on YouTube properly—with goals in mind and a plan to achieve them—can seem both daunting and expensive…
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Not so long ago, creating a landing page was a technologically challenging and time-consuming exercise. It was also outrageously expensive, which is not something an author on a shoestring budget wants to hear.
Fortunately, there are now multiple, cost-effective options for building a beautiful landing page with all of the dressing but none of the hassle. Simply follow our guide to create your own
Have you ever lost payment information from a client or contractor? Did it ever happen that the process of payments received or sent took days or weeks instead of hours?
You’re not the only one. The US freelance union UU. Reports that 50% of freelancers have had difficulty receiving payments, so it follows that this is a frequent phenomenon. Regardless of the possibility of losing the payment details of one of your clients, you may also have received late payments, which is truly frustrating.
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Last week, we shared 17 things indie authors can share on social media in 2017. And, as you can guess, we brainstormed way more than just 17 things you can share to kick off your 2017 book marketing with a bang
Wattpad is jumping on the short-short fiction wagon with the launch of a new app, Tap.
According to TechCrunch:
With Tap, Wattpad is stepping away from the traditional storytelling format to experiment with a unique style of entertainment
Guest blogging is one of my favorite book promotion tactics because it lets authors reach more of the right readers.
Problem is, many novelists don’t write guest posts. What’s more, those who are guest bloggers usually write only for their friends’ blogs or for bloggers who write about books in the author’s genre.
And that’s all good.
But you know what’s even better?
Adding topic specific blogs to your list of potential guest blog sites
The Audio Publishers Association is holding a new contest to find and promote the best audiobook bloggers.
The APA says that this contest, which has been a resounding success for two consecutive years, has not only helped to expand engaging discussions about audiobooks online, it has also welcomed new reviewers to join in the conversation.
“Book bloggers sit beside librarians on the list of my favorite people on Earth,” says this year’s celebrity judge, Scott Brick. “I love their passion and their originality—there are so many unique approaches they bring to their love of books, and I find reading their posts endlessly fascinating
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Facebook and Instagram– the big-shots of social media. Market and schmooze for your blog through these platforms and you’re all set. Instagram is Facebook-owned. The two giants share data to effectively reach the right audiences.
The demographics are huge and the engagement is high. If you play your cards right, you could even rake in organic traffic from Facebook and Instagram without actually paying for the highly targeted ads
Publishers have always struggled to help authors create a brand. This is NOT a new thing…