Listener Request: When to Prep Elements of Your Author Platform

by | Dec 7, 2023 | Podcast for Authors

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Many thanks to a listener who emailed us with this request about navigating the creation of an author platform! Their question specifically was, “When should I start everything? It gets very confusing.” And we agree!

An author platform, especially in today’s highly competitive publishing landscape. Here are some key reasons why an author platform is important:

  • Visibility and Credibility
  • Audience Building
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Control Over Your Brand
  • Direct Communication with Readers

Our goal for this episode is to break down when you should start working on specific elements of your author platform, including everything from your website to social, to Amazon, to Goodreads, BookBub and more.

Plus we’ve included tips for saving time and ensuring you’ve got all the details covered to ensure your author platform is actually helping you sell books and rewarding you for all your hard work.

Remember to leave a review for the podcast and email us to let us know, we’re always finding creative ways to thank followers!

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