Tag Archives: facebook

#Authors, why use #hashtags in your blog post titles?

You may have noticed that I use hashtags in my blog post titles, and I wouldn’t blame you for wondering why – that used to be me, too, when I noticed an author I follow cluttering up her titles with those rather unattractive tags. But we want people to share our posts, don’t we? After […]

When does a multi-author promo NOT work?

Marketing is difficult enough as it is! It REALLY doesn’t need to be compounded by wasting time preparing a promo that is aborted at the 11th hour. In a previous post, I extolled the virtues (and fun to be had) of taking part in a multi-author promotion. Now I’ve seen the other side of the picture, […]

Why not join me in The Book Marketing Challenge?

The Book Marketing Challenge One of the biggest challenges to authors is that of MARKETING. We can write the greatest book, have a fabulous cover, and yet still not find readers. Even when our work is traditionally published, as my equestrian books are, unless the author is a household name, there is little or no marketing budget, […]

Release Party Invite – Urban Fantasy DESPRITE MEASURES – WIN a copy!

PARTY INVITE Friday December 13th, 8pm – 11pm GMT Venue: my FACEBOOK author page https://www.facebook.com/DeborahJay Come and celebrate with me the release of my new novel Urban Fantasy DESPRITE MEASURES There will be entertainment, chat and competitions to WIN FREE COPIES of the book DESPRITE MEASURES:  She’s a force of Nature – and someone is […]

5 steps to holding a facebook launch party

Have you thought about holding a launch party for your new book? I freely admit I squirmed at the idea, deciding I would just publish quietly and get on with finding reviewers, along with a bit of on-going marketing. Then I noticed I’d received an invite to a launch party from a fellow Goodreads author. […]