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“How do I get my book discovered?” It’s a question every writer asks, whether it’s their first book, tenth book, or if the book still needs to be published.

Every year the amount of books published grows exponentially and your story only gets lost in the shuffle. You know you should be marketing, so you start a website, maybe a newsletter or blog, but you’re really just tal
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Published May 28th 2019 by Stone Ridge Books
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Timi V
May 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is one of the best books that I've read about marketing, and in just the right moment to help me out. It is a fast read, just a few hours, on the point and full of useful information about building your platforms. I recommend it to anyone who wants to learn more about creating a growing platform, not just for authors, it has helpful information for everyone. I had to underline almost the entire book, so many good examples are there. ...more
Sofie Schander
Jun 15, 2019 rated it liked it
Tydligen så är detta bok 2 i en serie. Riktigt lärorik, lättläst och nu väntar jag med spänning på bok 3. Det ämne som jag tyckte togs upp mest i den här boken var att skapa en mail-lista och skicka ut information till dina följare.

Riktigt läsvärd!
Janine
Once again, Mandi Lynn and Bethany Atazadeh nail some well needed advice for authors trying to grow and expand their platform, and as someone that’s planning to expand this summer, this came at the right time. They speak as you’re in a convention session with you, trading advice with each other. And they address the one flaw of social media, despite it’s power to reach billions: it can all go away tomorrow, and if you don’t have your own site, etc, you’re finished.

Thankfully, it’s not that hard
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Holly Davis
Aug 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a must-read for writers looking to build and grow their online presence which will equate to creating superfans and selling your book. They break down specific strategies on a variety of social media platforms. I wish I had this book when I first started writing!
Cassie Kelley
Jun 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
In this second installment of the ‘Marketing for Authors’ series, Mandi Lynn and Bethany Atazadeh build on the foundations laid by the first book. With evidence of their charming personalities speaking through their words, it is as if we are all sitting together and having a conversation.

This time, the focus is on building an author website and social media, specifically how to grow your author platform. With special care given to YouTube and Pinterest, this book offers great advice to writers
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Emma Couette
Dec 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
So my true rating is like a 4.3, as I thought it was better than book 1 of the series, but not a 5/5. This book definitely offers some advice that i've never heard of and expands on the principles of book one, "How Your Book Sells Itself". I have already implemented some of Lynn's strategies on my website. For example her advice to have a contact form instead of offering your email to avoid spam bots finding you. I am also considering upgrading my pinterest to a business account and starting to ...more
Elen Chase
Aug 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: non-fiction
I knew I was going to buy this book right after I finished reading "How your book sells itself".
Mandi Lynn and Bethany Atazadeh are two successful authors who speak from their own experiences and approach marketing differently.
The main author of this second book is Mandi and I can tell she is very knowledgable about SEO, websites, newsletters and search-based tools. This book made me rethink completely my author platform and taught me so many things! I recommend this series to all my fellow st
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Maria Pagan
Jan 12, 2021 rated it it was amazing
A lot of valuable advice from someone who's put it into practice. I really appreciate that there is a list of resources for reference at the end of the book. I also learned about the Tailwind app for the first time in this book; I always wondered if it was possible to schedule posts on Instagram, and it seems that you can do that with this app. I'll definitely be putting some of this advice into practice! ...more
Christina Hannan
Aug 22, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a great starters guide to putting together a platform on places like Pinterest and YouTube as well as advice on how to start a blog. It was great to see how the content we make outside of books can be used across multiple platforms to help build a following.
Scott Kinkade
Mar 08, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great

This book has great advice for building your author platform. The authors go beyond the usual advice such as “Start a newsletter” and actually show you how to do these things. Before you spend lots of money on so-called experts, read this book.
Bethany Cox
Dec 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is a book that I will reread constantly. I will be following this in order to grow my author platform!
All of these chapters are so helpful!!
Amanda Ebner
Dec 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
Fairly informative
Heather Kirchhoff
Jul 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Grow Your Author Platform has a lot of helpful information in it. I'm definitely going to reference back to it when I need to. Check out this series. ...more
Martin A. Marquez Jr.
Sep 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book has some great advice by Mandy and Bethany. I hope to build my author platform with their books.
Kimberly Swartz
Dec 31, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: indiecember-2019
Full of valuable information that I will take to heart when I grow my platform.
Beverly Owens
May 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Know how to grow

If you are struggling with how to market not only your books but yourself as an author, this book was written with you in mind.
Mary Ellen Gambutti
Great information. Helped me start with several soc media.
Nita
May 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The in-depth guide to every facet of creating an author platform. I wish I had this when I started publishing! It made all of these steps feel small and manageable. I am so inspired to take stock of what I am putting out into the world and make it even better.
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Mandi Lynn published her first novel when she was seventeen. The author of Essence, I am Mercy and She’s Not Here, Mandi spends her days continuing to write and creating YouTube videos to help other writers achieve their dreams of seeing their books published. Mandi is the owner of Stone Ridge Books, a company that works to help authors bring their books to life through cover design and digital bo ...more

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