The Writer's Resource Directory 2013


Many authors cringe when they consider marketing their books. It can be intimidating to think about this aspect of writing, but marketing is essential to getting your book into the hands of readers.

Below you will find several links that may help. Articles abound on the Internet. Below you'll find lots of advice. With a little research and plenty of perseverance, you can do it!


Facebook for Authors: Understanding Edgerank

Short Fiction Spotlight

Is Anyone Reading Your Blog? (Blog SEO)

Open Book Society

Square  (for accepting credit cards at book signings)

eFiction Magazine

Book Brouhaha Advertising

American Booksellers Association

Authors Help Authors Marketing Advice

Author Marketing Experts

Bookmark Printing

Book Marketing and Publicity Articles

Career Management Services

Custom Book Covers

Facebook Ads

Google Adwords

How To Become A Blogging Expert Overnight

How To Create A Podcast

How To Make A Video Podcast

How To Do It Frugally (free newsletter)

How To Launch A Book With No Traditional Media

How To Make A Book Trailer

How To Make A Book Trailer (#1)

How To Make A Book trailer (#2)

How To Make A Book Trailer (#3)


Make Your Own Book Trailer

MailChimp - Easy Email Newsletters

Nielson Book Scan for Authors

Nurture Your Books

PHP List (e-mail marketing, newsletters)

Screenscapes (professional book trailers)

Selling Your Soul To Market Your Book


The Frugal eReader

Tips For Building Your Platform

Tips On Marketing

Tips On Marketing Before You're Published

Tips On Marketing During Publishing

Tips On Marketing After Your Book Is Published

The Power Of Social Networking For Authors

Vista Print


5 Non Aggressive Ways To Increase Online Exposure of Your Book

7 Ways To Attract Attention to Your Book Sales

10 Truths About Self Marketing

10 Ways To Sell Books on Amazon

5 Reasons Authors Should Podcast

Advertising and Advertising Specialties

Is Bad Behavior Good Marketing?

The 7 Deadly Sins of Social Networking

Social Media: When Buzz Becomes Overload

Is Social Networking Worth Your Time and Does It Sell Books?

Good Book Reviews are No Longer Enough

Published a book? A promotional to do list