I have been publishing books for 10-years now. Ever since my, I had my first daughter and I wrote a blog post called 50 Things to Know Before Having a baby that then became my first book. Below are the things that I have used in the past to help promote books. The largest tip I have it o make your books into a series. Please share in the comment how you promote your books.
1. Amazon Author Pages
When it is available you can create an Amazon Author page, create your own social media posts, and even your own book release party if you like. https://authorcentral.amazon.com Here is an example of my page: https://www.amazon.com/Lisa-Rusczyk/e/B007MROM4Y
You can create Author pages on other Amazon sites too:
2. Create a Goodreads Page
3. Create a Bookbub Page
You can also make a BookBub page: https://www.bookbub.com
Find your book on Google after it is published. You can give your book 5 stars or ask friends or family.
4. Amazon Associates Links
5. Bookshop Affiliate
5. Amazon Free Days
6. Create a Promotional Video
7. Make an Author Facebook Page
Make a Group on Facebook to Share Your Skills With Others.
Facebook for Small Business and Others: http://skl.sh/2n1d2NG
My Page as an Example: Lisa Rusczyk Author https://www.facebook.com/LisaRusczykAuthor/
8. Make a Group
This is the CZYK PUblishing secret group. A great place to work together with others towards a goal online. Create a Community Class: http://skl.sh/2n1ajqT
CZYk Publishing Secret Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1820897751493495/
9. Make a Blog
This is a great place to put your work and share it with others.
Class on Creating a Blog: http://skl.sh/2nYivch
10. Sign Up For Amazon Associates- May only be available in certain countries
Make money when anyone clicks on your blog links and goes to Amazon. You will be able to create links, including your book link, that allow people to click on them to go to Amazon. You can earn 6-8% of these purchases on Amazon.
*This IS NOT a royalty for your book. This is a way for you to use Amazon Associates to make additional income on your own.
11. Start a Twitter Account
12. Start a Pinterest Account
13. Make a Press Release
Press release template. Please save as or copy and paste. Make sure you change everything that needs to be changed. I can look at it for you if you like.
14. Create a Book Launch
Here is a past book launch that may help you get started. Lisa would love to be invited but not create it. Also we can schedule a free book day during your launch (ebook).
Learn more from Lisa's Skillshare Classes
Again, thank you for your hard work and hopefully, we can work together again in the future. If you would like to take any of my skillshare classes, please let me know and I can send you a link: https://www.skillshare.com/r/user/lisarusczyk