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Saturday, January 7, 2017

7 IMMEDIATE STEPS TO BECOME A BESTSELLING AUTHOR by Laurence O'Bryan

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Believe!

Believing in your writing is the critical first step. If you’ve invested in your craft and worked hard at making the best book possible, take this first step. I am a bestselling mystery author. My first novel, The Istanbul Puzzle, reached #26 overall on Amazon Kindle U.S. sales in September 2016, after being published for over 3 years. It was also #1 in three crowded categories.

I put this success down to two things: a well written book in a popular genre, and online promotion using the tools we will talk about in this seven step report. Yes, I was published by Harper Collins, but they dropped me in 2013, and would never have published me if I didn’t have a blog and a Twitter account.

I self-published the latest novel in my mystery series. My recent status as a best seller is all down to diligent work online, which I will describe in this report.

The following are the key steps we recommend you undertake to use social media to help you become a best-selling author:

  1. Define your objectives 
  2. Plan how to get your online activity done, and still be able to write 
  3. Set aside resources 
  4.  Develop personal guidelines on your use of social media 
  5. Plan how your content will be generated 
  6. Decide how you will monitor the results 
  7. Implement 
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