A great post with tips on utilizing Goodreads for authors. Thanks Madeline and Ami!
I have been interested in Goodreads since hearing Alma Katzu mention it at Virginia Festival of the Book last March. Katzu is not only a successful author, she was also a member of a government think tank on social media and really knows her stuff.
During our Publishing Alchemy panel she said that 1 in 7 people on the entire planet are using Facebook. It’s incredibly hard to be seen/noticed in all that noise if you’re a romance author. Twitter, meanwhile, is getting to be just as bad. What’s an author to do?
Goodreads is a social media space packed with your audience and not so much noise. At the Romance Festival today, Ami Greko, a book marketing strategist from Goodreads gave authors some great words of advice about finding a home with Goodreads and how to strategize using Goodreads as a valuable marketing tool. I’ve sifted out her…
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