Chris is a wise Ape. One of the best ways to keep the public (and thus your audience) in the know and finding out about you and your books is by staying active in the online media circuit. Take it from the Big Guy – he knows. But what you need to realize is branching out beyond your own blog/website on a regular basis and doing ‘guest spots’ on industry or target audience blogs is what will help people remember you. So give The Story Reading Ape a try, if you haven’t already, and remember to keep in touch and keep your eyes open for other blogging opportunities too!
This Authors Platform also intended to help you remind people that you and your books still exist…
Once you haveappeared as a Guest Author, you can submit further articles about any subject you’d like to share, providing they’re Family Friendly.
There is no restriction to how often you make further such appearances, once per month is a recommended minimum, but not mandatory.
Why do I recommend that authors who have already been guests, send me further articles about topics they’d like to share, or “HowTo’ informative articles?
It helps keep them (and subsequently, their works) in the public mind and eye, especially if they have them posted regularly, e.g., once per month.
It gives authors the opportunity to prove and demonstrate their writing talents are not just limited to the books and stories they’ve already written.
It’s much more effective than constant spam-like “Buy My’ campaigns…
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