An Author's Guide to Goodreads: How to Network with Millions of Readers

An Author's Guide to Goodreads: How to Network with Millions of Readers

by Barb Drozdowich

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Overview

Do you need to connect with readers but find you waste valuable writing time trying to figure out Goodreads?

Many authors struggle to master the Goodreads site and many will give up before tapping its true potential. Don’t let this happen to you. With 50 million account holders and almost 8,000 book clubs from every country in the world, this site should be part of every author’s platform.

Technical trainer Barb Drozdowich brings decades of teaching experience and breaks down this “Reader Heaven into understandable sections. By using a combination of a how-to book and an easy-to-follow video demonstration course she provides clear instruction for every type of learner!

Feedback from authors just like you…

I found this book very helpful in giving me an overview of Goodreads and the paths by which to navigate what had long been a deep forest into which I dare not venture." ~ Eileen Goudge

"Barb did a good job covering all the bases. She didn’t promise a get rich quick scheme as some do of this genre. She did explain all the tools and how to use them." ~ William Joiner

This book will:


  • demonstrate how to create a strong profile that convinces readers to buy
  • show hidden gems of functionality that help authors keep in contact with interested readers
  • illustrate networking opportunities
  • share how to tie the power of the author blog and other social media to Goodreads for increased marketing effectiveness
  • reveal how to optimize your time on Goodreads


This book and video course will demonstrate how to create a robust presence, network with millions of readers, and do so in an effective, time-saving manner.

Pick up a copy and start marketing effectively today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781988821047
Publisher: Barb Drozdowich
Publication date: 02/01/2018
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.27(d)

About the Author

Social Media and Wordpress Consultant Barb Drozdowich has taught in colleges, universities and in the banking industry. More recently, she brings her 15+ years of teaching experience and a deep love of books to help authors develop the social media platform needed to succeed in today's fast evolving publishing world. She delights in taking technical subjects and making them understandable by the average person. She owns Bakerview Consulting and manages the popular blog, Sugarbeat's Books, where she talks about Romance novels.

She is the author of 18 books, over 50 YouTube videos, an online Goodreads course and an online WordPress course, all focused on helping authors and bloggers. Barb lives in the mountains of British Columbia with her family.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Networking

2. Differences Between a Personal and Author Profile

3. Goodreads Navigation and Content Overview

4. Personal Account

5. Account Settings

6. Settings Tab

7. Emails Tab

8. Feeds Tab

9. Apps Tab

10.Widgets Tab

11. Book Links, Purchases and Seller Account

12. Primary and Secondary activities

13. Author Profile

14. Attach Your Book(s) to Your Profile

15. Author Dashboard

16. Summary of the Author profile

17. Additional Functionalities

18. Books and Shelves

19. Browse Menu

20. Community Links

21. Other Assorted Functionality

22.Widgets

Conclusion

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