On Using Memes to Market Books

Roger Colby shows us how we can market books using memes in this informative article.

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©2017 Roger Colby

Writing Is Hard Work

For self-published authors, one of the most difficult hurdles is marketing that new book.  Most of us use the go-to of the Kindle freebie or the .99 cent mark down, and using one of those services that will tweet out your book details to their army of tweeps can be useful most of the time.

Another way to get the word out is to create cool memes that will show up on Twitter at the most opportune times.

I created a couple of memes as an experiment to see what would happen if I posted them.  So far here are the two memes:

Here are some tips for creating your own memes:

  1. Find a good quote from your writing that is a signature sample of your individual style.  Make it a good one, something catchy that makes a reader want to know more about what is happening in the scene…

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About Eva Blaskovic

I am a multi-genre author of literary fiction and fantasy, and writer of non-fiction articles on parenting, writing, education, health, and travel. My background encompasses both the sciences and the arts. I teach at a specialized clinic for learning difficulties and mentor young authors. In addition to writing and teaching, my passions are weather, Indian food, gardening, and music. I have played eight musical instruments and spent many years immersed in taekwondo and karate. In my youth, I was an avid canoeist. I was born in Prague, Czech Republic, grew up in Ontario, Canada, and moved to Alberta in 1988, where I raised four children.
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