5 Reasons It’s Necessary To Market Your Books With Social Media

SOURCE: The Startup (Rachel Thompson)

Many writers new to book marketing aren’t quite clear on the connection of social media to book marketing. They’re convinced marketing their book means constant promotion or selling their soul, and they’re right, if they’re doing it wrong.

Constant spammy “Buy my book!” links and self-promotion are uninteresting and lazy. As readers ourselves, we don’t want to be bombarded with that on social. Why do writers suddenly forget that when their own book releases? All that knowledge about how to interact with people like a normal person flies right out of their head in the excitement of their release.

It’s weird….