This is a very informative post, which I support fully. In essence, it encourages authors to take advantage of the Goodreads social media platform to help promote their books and ultimately, make sales. Very few people would disagree with this idea. Authors using social media is always going to be a good idea, as the advantages far outweigh the disadvantages. I highly recommend at least informing yourself about Goodreads. Is it what you are looking for? You will have to decide for yourself, in the end.
How Can Goodreads Help Your Book Take-Off?
Goodreads is a kind of Facebook / Google+ for people who love to read books. A free website for book lovers. Bookshelves, reviews, ratings, reader communities, author pages, book giveaways … all this is Goodreads. There is more offered on their website: join a discussion group, or start a book club, contact an author, and even post your own writing. More tips about the benefits of joining Goodreads and how you can use Goodreads to promote your blog.
1. Goodreads Author Program
Use it to promote yourself and your books. What is the Goodreads Author Program? It is a
completely free feature designed to help authors reach their target audience — passionate
readers. This is the perfect place for new and established authors, to promote their books. What
Can You Do as a Goodreads Author?
a) Show Your Author Profile
- Add a…
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