So you’ve written a book…Or you’re about to write a book. Whether you’re thinking of self-publishing or going the traditional route, one thing is for sure: you need loyal readers.Welcome to AuthorTube Academy, an online course that teaches you how to create a loyal following of readers around yourself and your books. Along with the course you’ll receive downloadable PDF’s and exclusive access to the AuthorTube Academy Facebook group where I continue to teach you everything about YouTube, social media marketing and building your career as an author.
Every author needs a professional photo and headshot at some point in their career, so make sure you have it ready in advance. In this video we’re talking about how to take professional looking photos that you can use basically anywhere.
How should authors be using Twitter? I can tell you now that most authors use it incorrectly: promoting themselves and their books. While that’s great, people won’t follow you on Twitter unless you have something of value to add to the community. In this video I’m going to to talking about tips and tricks to create a strategist plan for organically growing your following on Twitter and finding loyal readers.
Looking for eager readers to read She’s Not Here and help promote the book before and after it is released October 2nd! Everyone on the team will be given a free ebook copy and will be expected to write a review, post on social media and get super excited about the book being released!
Not everyone will be chosen for the street team. Last day to apply will be August 15th
A lot of you were asking about the details behind starting an AuthorTube channel and I wanted to create an online course that hasn’t been available to authors before, which is how AuthorTube Academy was created. I’ll be teaching you how to create your channel, upload your first video and create long-lasting relationships with other AuthorTubers. AuthorTube Academy will be available August 14th, but if you subscribe to my newsletter you’ll be emailed a coupon in August.
Every book needs a great cover to attract a reader and make a sale. In past videos I’ve talked about how I designed the covers for Essence and I am Mercy. Self-publishing on a budget? In today’s video I want to take you a little more behind-the-scenes to show you how you can create a book cover from concept to, to design in photoshop, to the final PDF that can be uploaded to Createspace. All without hiring a graphic designer! Watch how I created the cover for Essence and I am Mercy.