Want to sell more in 2019? For many writers and authors, that’s their primary primary goal, and today, social media networks offer huge opportunities to sell.
You can reach any one on the planet who’s likely to buy from you via social media. You can use social media for “free” of course, but you’ll get faster results when you advertise.
Our latest writing program shows you how to get attention and sell more, whether that’s on social media, or on Amazon.
Use social media to sell, today
Here’s an excerpt from Social Media Copywriting And Graphics: Get Attention And Sell More.
Whether you’re selling your writing services for money, or are a self-publisher, there’s a huge market for your words, right around the globe. Moreover, it’s relatively easy to tap into that market.
That’s the good news.
Of course, there’s bad news too: the immense competition.
When you’re selling your writing services, you have competition from other writers. Often, they’re willing to undercut your fees, so you miss out on sales. Self-publishing authors have competition from other indies, as well as from traditional publishers…
My students are spending more money on advertising, and getting fewer book sales. My advice?
Watch what the big publishers do. Major corporations spend huge sums on research.
So, what do these big publishers know? They know that they need to get attention, if they want to make sales. The more attention you can get, in any way you can, the more income you can make from your words.
But… how do you get attention?
Two words: copywriting + images.
The big challenge for all writers/ publishers: visibility and attention
Sad fact: if people can’t find your offerings — you can’t sell to them. People must know that what you’re selling exists.
“I don’t see why I should spend money on advertising,” one student said to me recently. “My books are on Amazon – readers can find them, can’t they?”
The problem is, Amazon offers millions of books. Even if you construct your book’s meta data (your book’s description and keywords) carefully, millions of books compete with yours.
Immediately after publication, Amazon gives you something of a boost with their New Releases category, but two weeks after your release that boost is gone.
Studies by Publisher’s Weekly have shown most authors will never sell more than 100 copies of a book. Indeed, in the traditional publishing world, most publishing houses expect to lose money on most of their titles. Big publishers survive because they have BIG authors, like Stephen King and Nora Roberts, with huge backlists…
The solution for writers: get attention — and sales
To repeat, you get attention (and sales) with two words: copywriting + images.
You can leapfrog the competition when you begin paying attention to your copywriting, and most vitally, to images.
Why copywriting? Copywriting is writing to sell. That is, writing promotional materials, usually advertising. Writing social media postings is also copywriting… as is writing “blurbs”: an author’s book descriptions, whether these descriptions appear on the back of a print book, or on a book’s product page on Amazon.
Why images? We pay attention to images, because they’re a vital way to get attention. Today, people skim. An image may stop someone for a few seconds, long enough to read a headline, and click. (You need that click!)
(End of partial excerpt.)
To sell more, use social media: both free and paid options
If you want to sell your writing today, you need to use social media.
Social Media Copywriting And Graphics: Get Attention And Sell More shows you how to use social media to sell your writing profitably.
And of course, if you want to become a full-time writer, social media copywriting is the solution. I hope you enjoy this program; social media is a lot of fun.
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