Another Friday in 2018!
Today I wanted to write a post about a couple of services that I find helpful for Indie Authors marketing their books, and also for readers (which of course, indie authors are) looking for new stories to read.
There are fun ways to get noticed without breaking your piggy bank.
First is a service called Book Doggy.
I discovered Book Doggy via the IndiesUnlimited website that we all know and love. I joined to receive books in the thriller and historical fiction genres. I have scooped up a few good deals myself, enjoy the selection of quality books, and the ease of selecting my preferences. I suggest you try this out as a reader and an author. Again, here’s my newest story via Book Doggy.
The next marketing tool isn’t really a service. It’s a bus ride!
I joined the Facebook group called Author’s Bus Depot (it’s s closed group)
It’s an interesting concept. We connect via IM and ride a virtual book bus, stop at each rider’s Facebook page, add a poster that supports Indie Authors, and then we list our books in the comments. Sounds weird, maybe it is, but it is also a fun way to market.
The idea behind the bus ride is that instead of posting to another overcrowded Facebook writer’s group, we post on each other’s pages to take advantage of each other’s friend list.
If you want to see how it works, join the group and take a ride as a passenger—you get to ride and see how it works. If you like the idea, you can sign up for the next bus as a rider and post your book. Oh, and the best part, this one is FREE.
You can’t go wrong with either of these options!
Keep reading – Keep writing!