Can Social Media Really Sell Books?

This week's post is going to hit on a bit more of the business aspect of writing, specifically marketing. I'm drawing my experience as the Social Media Manager with the National Guard rather than an author selling their own, but if you like an idea feel free to use it!

Traditional Publishers DO Help with Marketing

I want to bring this up because this bit of truth is not really truth at all (at least the last little bit isn't true). I wouldn't say it is wrong because authors—regardless of how they are published—need to do some marketing if they want to have the best chance for commercial success.