Jack's Top Tips
Publish a Website
Typical website content includes author page, book page, reviews, contact details, writing portfolio and buying links. The best websites let visitors connect with you on social media and share your content to their own networks. Make sure your site looks good on all devices.
Start a Blog
Blogging will help you establish a fan base. Also, search engines love content that’s new, fresh and frequently updated. Your website and blog should complement each other. Auto-share your posts to your social networks to save you time.
Join the Main Social Media Sites
Join the big three social networks to grow your fan base and increase your web visibility.
Join Goodreads, the largest and most credible book site. Add your book(s) and reviews for books you like. Engage with the community by joining forums and run a book giveaway competition.
Find a list of 2016 book awards on Almond Press and 2016 short story competitions from Christopher Fielden.
Hot off the Press
New online services are being launched all the time. Some endure and others fade. Here's a couple in the news right now:
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