June 16, 2020 • Aerio Staff
In today's digital age, having a discoverable presence online is more important than ever, especially for authors. Your online presence can help build your author platform as you seek to identify your book's audience, engage existing readers, reach new readers, and mobilize your super fans...Read More
November 29, 2017 • Aerio Staff
Converting and keeping readers engaged is a lot like a relationship. Just going through the motions with your book audience won’t get you very far. If you want to take things to the next level with your book marketing, you need to master the art of engaged marketing...
September 5, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Today’s consumers are over uninspired, salesy content. Offer an improved customer experience through personalized marketing, and create messages that resonate with your audience and deepen your connection to them. Implement personalization into your email marketing with these 4 steps…Read More
August 8, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Have your book marketing strategies got you down? You may have written a great book, had it professionally edited and designed, and maybe even built an email list. Now, you're wondering why you're not selling books. Improve your book selling strategy with these steps...Read More
August 15, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Digital marketing can be an all-hands-on-deck kind of operation, requiring you to wear many hats all at once. It requires multitasking, quick thinking and the ability to rapidly change your focus from one task to the next. See these time management tips to help you succeed with digital marketing...
May 9, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Your ultimate goal is to sell books, but in order to do that you must first identify your book audience. Once you understand who will be reading and buying your books, you can target your book marketing and promotion strategies...
December 19, 2018 • Aerio Staff
The end of the calendar year is a good time to revisit your book marketing strategies. It's also a great time to think about new ways to reach potential readers and book buyers! As 2018 wraps up and we look to the coming year, here are the top book marketing trends to expect in 2019...
November 7th, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Your author brand is a major factor when it comes to book marketing. Your brand identity is how readers see you apart from your books, and helps build relationships with book buyers, booksellers, book reviewers, and others. When people trust your brand, they want to buy your books...Read More
October 25, 2017 • Aerio Staff
Calls-to-action, often referred to as CTAs, are a vital component of every marketing, promotion, and advertising campaign. Calls-to-action come in a variety of forms, but whatever form they take, a call-to-action compels the customer to do something—to take action...
July 4, 2018 • Aerio Staff
See customer engagement blast off into new heights with these digital marketing tips. Use great content to make your marketing campaigns really pop and light up the faces of your audience...Read More
November 21, 2018 • Aerio Staff
When it comes to good book marketing, timing is everything. One of the ways you can use timing to your advantage is to create a book promotion plan around days that are important to your target audience! Follow some of these book marketing tips and watch your book sales soar…Read More
February 7, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Why are analytics necessary? For book marketers & publishers that are not analysts, digital marketing analytics can sound intimidating. But analytics can be incredibly useful – even for those of us who don’t dabble in data science...
September 12, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Book clubs can be a powerful component of your sales and book marketing plan. Devoting time and effort to finding book club readers can pay off in more ways than one. Not only can this important book marketing tool help you build your fan base, it will help you sell more books...Read More
March 7, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Imagine you are scrolling through your social media feed, past a sea of words and pictures, when suddenly a flash of motion catches your eye. Before you know it, you’ve watched a short social media video of a mischievous cat or how to make an avocado kale smoothie. Your experience demonstrates the power of social video...Read More
January 2, 2019 • Aerio Staff
It's a fact that ebook sales spike following the holidays and into the new year. You can take advantage of this trend with specific ebook marketing strategies that can increase sales of your ebooks...Read More
January 3, 2018 • Aerio Staff
A well-organized author email marketing strategy has been known to help increase book sales. However, emails can get missed or ignored so you must take the time to create an effective email marketing campaign. You want your emails to be read by both established and potential fans of your writing...Read More
June 6, 2018 • Aerio Staff
You invested hours into creating relevant content and optimizing your social media profiles, yet you’re just not seeing the results you expected. Your content is not reaching enough people or the right people. Does this sound familiar? If so, try the following techniques to engage and grow your audience...Read More
November 15, 2017 • Aerio Staff
Google Analytics is one of the most empowering tools for authors & publishers. It takes the mystery out of what's driving your results so you can revise your website and refine your marketing. It helps you take your website to the next level with hard numbers about what works...Read More
December 13, 2017 • Aerio Staff
In part 1 of this blog post series, we explained the basics of Google Analytics, to take your website to the next level. Following is a more in-depth look at how Google Analytics can improve your book sales & marketing strategy, and in-turn improve your bottom line...
October 9, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Whether you're publishing print books, ebooks, or audiobooks, industry statistics show that book sales spike around the holidays. By planning your holiday book marketing strategy in advance, you can capitalize on this seasonal trend and sell more books...Read More
June 25, 2020 • Aerio Staff
From its inception, eCommerce has always tried to mimic effective aspects of brick and mortar experience. Picking up a book and paging through is no exception. Some of the best marketing is the content of the book. Learn how digital book previews can add value, drive engagement and increase book sales...Read More
June 27, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Your social media profile is high-value real estate on each social media platform. Creating and optimizing your profiles is your first step towards engaging and growing your audience on today's most popular social platforms. If you maintain a presence on more than one channel, it’s important to keep certain elements consistent across platforms...Read More
July 25, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Each social media platform has its own unique culture. In Part 2 of this series, we’ve taken a deep-dive into some of the most popular social platforms today - Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube - and how you can use the differences of each platform to best showcase your brand...
September 19, 2018 • Aerio Staff
If you already have a blog, then you know it’s a fantastic platform for educating others, building trust and establishing yourself as a subject matter expert. But are you making the most of this channel to increase engagement, drive traffic and boost your business? Get started with these suggestions to strengthen your blogging strategy...Read More
August 22, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Do your Facebook posts usually reach just a portion of your page followers? One way to expand your reach, while promoting your books & your brand, is to develop a strong Facebook boosting strategy. Boosting a Facebook post helps you reach more of your readers, as well as reach new audiences...
January 16, 2019 • Aerio Staff
There are many online book marketing strategies that help build your list of loyal fans and potential book-buying customers. Gating content is one strategy that many authors and publishers use to capture new prospects, while diversifying their lead generation and driving more book sales...Read More
February 14, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Love is in the air and it’s the perfect time to show your readers how much they mean to you with some heartfelt book swag. This Valentine’s Day, instead of doling out heart shaped “candies”, try these book promotion ideas that are sure to score you a second date with your book audience...
March 14, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Feel like you need a pot of gold to promote your book? Well wouldn't you know? It’s your lucky day!
No, we aren’t sending you a check. But we are going to share some book marketing tips that will help you feel like a lucky leprechaun when promoting your book on a budget...
October 24, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Are you making scary book marketing mistakes? Don't fall for tricks of the trade that are just that - tricks. Knowing what you're doing wrong can help you learn the right way to market your book and increase sales...Read More
September 26, 2018 • Jessica Johns
Incorporating SEO keyword tools into your book marketing strategy is a vital part of improving SEO. Getting to know keyword tools and strategies can help you understand how consumers search for books, their favorite authors, and related topics. See tips on how you can incorporate these keywords in your book title data, author blog and social media marketing to expand your reach online...Read More
June 23, 2020 • Aerio Staff
Using promotions to sell books is a great way to encourage book sales. The power of promo codes or discount codes lies in the eventual increased book sales you're going to make. But when does it make sense to use a promo code and what can it do for you?...Read More
August 29, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Content marketing is a big part of running a successful business, and the right content creation tools can make or break your marketing campaigns. Use these content creation apps to turn content ideas into stunning visuals, improving the caliber and quality of what you have to offer...Read More
April 11, 2018 • Aerio Staff
You've worked hard on writing and publishing your book, so what's next? Connecting with your fans and potential readers should be a major component of your sales and marketing plan, but by this point you already know that. What else is there? Your email author newsletter!...
December 27, 2017 • Aerio Staff
If you think email is old school, think again! As a publisher, you can provide a lot of value-add information to your readers in a weekly, monthly, or quarterly email newsletter. Although each newsletter won't necessarily equate to an immediate purchase, it will nurture and engage your readers...
March 28, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Events help you capitalize on an already engaged audience and gain increased exposure. Whether you're an attendee, manning a conference booth or hosting your own promotional event, today's technology offers some cool ways to promote your brand and position yourself as a thought leader...
October 4, 2017 • Aerio Staff
How has the explosive growth of mobile changed email marketing? According to a recent study by Deloitte, 43% of consumers check their phones within five minutes of waking up. And throughout the day we continue to check our phones about ohhhhh, 47 TIMES!...
January 31, 2018 • Aerio Staff
Your ideal book audience is out there. But building a productive, mutually beneficial relationship with them takes trust. And nothing says I trust you more than when they freely offer-up their contact information on a lead-generating form...Read More