5 Things I Learned About Promoting A Book on Social Media


  1. It’s hard.
  2. Hello? Is anyone out there?
  3. You can link directly to your book’s Free Preview on Amazon. It’s more likely to be read than sending a prospect to your sales page and hoping they click “Look inside.” (Of course, there’s a “Buy” button there as well–Amazon knows its stuff, after all.) Instructions to obtain your preview link.
  4. When sharing your Amazon sales page link—ALWAYS use the short version.
    So, THIS: https://amazon.com/dp/B01MQWZ6YA
    But, NEVER this: https://www.amazon.com/Transmuted-Dark-Landing-Book-1-ebook/dp/B01MQWZ6YA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1501948244&sr=8-1&keywords=Transmuted).
    NOTE: Readers posting a book review who linked in from the long version (tagged [for lack of a better word] as provided by the author) are more likely to have their reviews deleted by the ‘Zon police. If you want to learn more about how important it is to use the right link, check out Amazon Link Anatomy: What you Don’t Know Might be Killing your Reviews by #DaveChesson.
  5. Pimp your…

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