How do I successfully market myself?

In general there is no easy answer, I haven’t found a way or I would sell more than 1 book every few months. My personal best and what I heard from a few others is by sitting at a table with your books at a book fair or book store… library local author book fair — Donate a few copies to you local library system. Sales at Amazon are for my YA E-book. Rarely do the paperbacks sell there. I personally buy E-books from BookBub notifications sent weekly from Amazon. You probably have to pay for their publicity assistance to be included in that. I easily get the FREE and 99 cent books. It’s harder for me to buy a $1.99 book and I’ll often pass on a $2.99 book even if it sounded kind of interesting. These are short term promo prices that are normally higher which helps fuel the urge to buy. It’s quick. One click and it is delivered to my Kindle. The cover sells the work. If the cover looks like something you would want to read then you read the first paragraph of the blurb. (Make a study of them.) It helps to attach your Website link to any post on public media. If you post interesting stuff, people will check you out. Your book covers should be prominent on the landing page with a direct link to Amazon. It is all about creating a BUZZ! This should start before you publish. Book trailers, Branding yourself with your avatar icon, headers, Unified collection look to covers…. Jake Parker posts videos of himself inking sketches and started Inktober. I have know idea how he got so many followers. David Petersen inks work on Twitch. NETWORKING Creating a Social Platform — Website (free at WordPress or WIX), Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are the current big ones. Join Facebook groups, post consistently good content on Instagram, Twitter, your website, blog. If it isn’t good or interesting delete it. Have a link to your website everywhere. I have These accounts saved in a block of text. Website – https://www.amazon.com/Diane-Gronas/e/B00QQFVIZY/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1540669749&sr=8-1
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