I’m really excited to have AJ Wilcox of B2Linked.com with us today. AJ is the go-to guy to learn all about LinkedIn and how to use it as a lead-generation tool for anyone. I reached out to find out more about how authors can use it.
LinkedIn is a channel most authors either don’t use or think they don’t need. AJ dispels that notion with these two short videos recorded JUST for #NaNoProMo (what a cool dude), and explains how you can put it to work for you in a few easy steps!
To learn more from AJ, take a look at his blog as well.
Pro Tip: If you are promoting a book or event, put that on your profile during the promotion! (See what I did for #NaNoProMo on my LinkedIn profile as an example).
In the second video, AJ covers these three main points:
Big props to AJ for creating this special ‘class’ just for #NaNoProMo! I learned a lot and hope you do, too.
From Chris Syme, host of Smarty Pants Book Marketing Podcast and the queen of author marketing—I learn SO much from this brilliant lady. She offers several free online classes (and her premium classes are affordable and well worth the $$).
Chris has graciously donated four signed books to give away: two copies of each, The Newbie’s Guide To Sell More Books With Less Marketing and Sell More Books with Less Social Media.
Comment below for your chance to win a signed book!
#NaNoProMo Day 11: Spectacular LinkedIn Tips You Need to See by guest @WilcoxAJ! Be sure to comment on the post to enter to win a signed book by @CKSyme, too
Rachel Thompson is the author of newly released BadRedhead Media 30-Day Book Marketing Challenge: How to energize your book sales in a month - created to help authors market their book. She is also the author of Broken Places (one of IndieReader's "Best of 2015" top books and 2015 Honorable Mention Winner in the San Francisco Book Festival), and the multi award-winning Broken Pieces, as well as two additional humor books, A Walk In The Snark and Mancode: Exposed. She owns BadRedhead Media, creating effective social media and book marketing campaigns for authors. Her articles appear regularly in The Huffington Post, IndieReader.com, The San Francisco Book Review (BadRedhead Says…), 12Most.com, BookPromotion.com, and Self-Publishers Monthly. Not just an advocate for sexual abuse survivors, Rachel is the creator and founder of the hashtag phenomenon #MondayBlogs and two live Twitter chats: #BookMarketingChat (co-hosted with TheRuralVA, Emilie Rabitoy) and #SexAbuseChat, co-hosted with C. Streetlights and Judith Staff. She hates walks in the rain, running out of coffee, and coconut. She lives in California with her family.
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