- Do you want to sell more books?
- Do you need motivation to get involved in social media?
- Do you have no idea how to even get started building your online presence (or creating your “platform”)?
This comprehensive guide written in an easy, conversational style is chock full of answers, with practical advice on
- plotting your strategy
- using social media
- how to grow your mailing list
- how to use videos in addition to book trailers.
- unexpected ideas to promote a book
- Do’s and Don’ts shared by well known published authors
You’ll read real life examples of how published authors and illustrators succeeded with creative and unique ways to promote their own books. There are even examples of ideas that didn’t work! Every contributor is linked, the sources and resources are just a click away, too. Each chapter ends with an exercise designed to motivate and kickstart you on the path to promote your book, helping to build a career writing children’s books.
eBook: ISBN:1619090066 (epub) or 1619090074 (PDF)
Cheers for this mighty useful, mighty rich new book! This is a great tool!
Emma D Dryden
children’s editorial & publishing consultant, drydenbks LLC
Picture book writers looking to chart a course through the publicity maze should check out Katie Davis’s e-book How to Promote Your Children’s Book: Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to Create a Bestseller. Katie covers everything an author might need. She provides an overview of the options and gives step by step guidance about where to begin and how to continue. She’s enthusiastic and experienced and her message is clear: you CAN do this – and have fun at the same time. Packed with resources, samples and examples, and saturated with Katie’s warmth and enthusiasm, this book could save your promotional life.
picture book editor, consultant, coach
“…this one publication is better than every other article I have read on promotion…EVERY other thing….I joined all the organizations and have researched lots of sites on writing children’s lit and promotion in particular, but your book covered it better than all the others…plus I loved all the links. Thanks for such an in-depth, yet easy to understand book. Bless your heart Katie Davis.”
How do you keep your children’s book from drowning in the “sea of books” published every year? In her book, How to Promote Your Children’s Book, Author/Illustrator Katie Davis has put together many “tips, tricks, and secrets” in a helpful, informative, and entertaining way. I highly recommend this book to anyone wanting innovative ideas for promoting a new book.
Katie Davis is my hero! How to Promote Your Children’s Book is an amazing reference that no author should be without. Katie cuts through the hype, confusion and fear of self-promotion with sound advice, practical application and a ton of how-to resources. Her tone is down-to-earth as she generously shares what she knows, shows what works and what doesn’t and encourages us to shine with easy-to-complete homework tasks. Above all, she reminds us to keep our marketing real and to genuinely connect with our readers – something she has elevated to an art form!