It is becoming increasingly necessary for writers to know how to promote themselves and to attract publicity (the right kind!)

These articles will give you plenty of tips and techniques: from social networking to talk back radio.

  • Publicity & Promotion for Writers Part 1
    The truth is that you are unlikely to get much in the way of publicity and/or promotion from publishers. The more you can do yourself, the better - and the earlier you start, the better.
  • Publicity & Promotion for Writers Part 2
    Let's explore the value of promoting your writing skills in the workplace, and how to handle media interviews.
  • 20 Tips for TalkBack Radio
    Hazel Edwards is an acknowledged expert on writing family history - speciifically, writing a NON-BORING family history! It's little wonder that she is a sought-after interviewee for this topic. Here, Hazel offers 20 tips on handling talk-back radio: the interview and the follow-up questions from listeners.
  • How to be Visible in a Digital World
    As the publishing world changes, writers are finding it necessary to keep pace - definitely having a web presence, and giving more than a passing thought to making their books available as e-books.
  • Using Social Networking to Promote Yourself
    Online social networking can seem daunting as well as time consuming, if you don't know much about it. Between websites, Facebook, blogging and Twitter, it seems there is a never ending flow of opportunities that you need to attempt to harness and steer in the right direction. But the good news is it's not as complicated as you may think, and there are ways and means of protecting your privacy. And if you are a published author, about to be published or simply wishing to establish a presence to build your profile, utilising these online resources can work to your advantage.
  • How To Design a Book Trailer
    In today’s internet/digital world and gadgets, a book trailer provides authors with a pathway to entice and entertain their readers. People are visual and a book trailer is your chance to bring the book to life and engage readers with sound, pictures, motion clips, words, and music.

 

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