Marketing for Childrens Authors with Laurie Wright

Marketing for Childrens Authors with Laurie Wright

From kindergarten teacher to best selling author, my name is Laurie Wright and I help children’s authors publish and market their books for kids. We talk about productivity, strategies and tactics so that you can grow your impact, even if you only have a few hours a week. I share my biggest AH HAHS, my ups and downs, and I chat with other authors who are busy making their dreams come true. This show is for ambitious #wordnerds who want to make more sales and reach more readers!

Episodes

December 31, 2022 6 mins

Indie Author Income Accelerator - Day 6

Today we chat about the #1 trick to actually put this system into practice and make it successful.

If you want a more effective marketing strategy (and better income) in 2023, this is the podcast series for you 🎧

The Indie Author Income Accelerator will air this week, between Christmas and New Year, just when some of us are sometimes feeling a bit at a loss for wha...

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Indie Author Income Accelerator - Day 5

What happens next? You've generated some traffic and some leads, you have actual people on your email list, NOW WHAT?!

Today is all about what to say, how to say it and what you can sell in addition to your book.

If you want a more effective marketing strategy (and better income) in 2023, this is the podcast series for you 🎧

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Indie Author Income Accelerator - Day 4

On today's show we talk about what the traffic strategy is, how to do it, and tips and tricks to pull it off.

If you want a more effective marketing strategy (and better income) in 2023, this is the podcast series for you 🎧

The Indie Author Income Accelerator will air this week, between Christmas and New Year, just when some of us are sometimes feeling a bit a...

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Indie Author Income Accelerator - Day 3

I walk you through how to use the google keyword planner tool to find great keywords and phrases that your target audience will actually be using. This one step can make a HUGE difference in how your content is received.

If you want a more effective marketing strategy (and better income) in 2023, this is the podcast series for you 🎧

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Indie Author Income Accelerator - Day 2

Understand exactly what tech/programs you’ll need to make this system happen - prepare to be amazed that you'll be working less than before.

If you want a more effective marketing strategy (and better income) in 2023, this is the podcast series for you 🎧

The Indie Author Income Accelerator will air this week, between Christmas and New Year, just when some of u...

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Attention childrens authors!

If you want a more effective marketing strategy (and better income) in 2023, this is the podcast series for you 🎧

The Indie Author Income Accelerator will air this week, between Christmas and New Year, just when some of us are sometimes feeling a bit at a loss for what to do.

Get ready for some serious marketing motivation that will help skyrocket your book sales in the comin...

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Ready for a Social Media SHORTCUT that will make your life so much easier!?

Social media is a huge part of our lives and we want to be successful on it. But it's too easy to get stuck on the content creation hamster wheel of doom. This episode is your escape code from the doom...

I can't believe it took me so many years to figure this out... which is why I'm so excited to share it wth you!

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 Do you HATE social media? Or maybe just creating content for social? Today's show will help if you know you need to be there, but hate that thought of BEING there.

 We  talk about a posting strategy you can use to create content that will engage your ideal audience, make your ideal audience feel pulled to you, gets more sales AND grow your audience!

TODAY'S SPECIAL!

Compelling Content Creation (mini course)...

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Use any publicity you get to grow your traffic, and introduce them to you and your book/s.

But how to get publicity?

Today let's chat about how you can borrow traffic using a variety of publicity opportunities.

TODAY'S SPECIAL!

Use the Pitch Kit to get guest appearances, interviews and more! From today until the 25th only, get it for 50% off.  Grab it here!

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Let's BUILD some traffic, on PINTEREST!

It's one of the most under-utilized platforms for book marketing, because people think of it as being for crafters, or DIYers. But it's really an enormous search engine,  with people searching for content just like YOURS.

Have a listen to see if you want to give it a try.

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Ever feel like your social posts are drowning in a sea of other social posts?

That no one sees them, or maybe no one cares? Listen in today to hear about why sometimes it's more important to interact with other people, than post. Spend more time commenting, replying, and engaging than posting and you'll see a drastic improvement in the response your posts get. 


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🎶 On the seventh day of Christmas my true Laurie  gave to me  🎁 

 A look at (most) of the social channels, to give you an idea of what they an all do for you as a childrens authors. How much time do you have? Do you WANT to be on social? 

Good questions to ask yourself before committing to all.the.things!

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 🎶 On the sixth day of Christmas my true Laurie  gave to me 🎁 

A robust email list!! Every author's fav subject - haha... 

I'll never stop talking about the importance of an email list. 
#sorrynotsorry
 

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On the fifth day of Christmas my true Laurie  gave to me 🎶 🎁 

When an author first starts to work with me, we start FIRST on the metadata (listen to Day 1 of this series) and THEN we look at their book page! It's just that important.
When you first start publishing, you don't know what you don't know, but once you know... it can be cringy.

Have a listen and then go look at your book page and see what ...

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HOW do we get those super engaged fans? And why do we want them even?!

Day 4 of the 12 Days of Marketing for Childrens Authors is all about creating and nurturing super ENGAGED FANS! You don't need to be viral or have millions of fans, but with just a few hundred SUPERFANS every book launch would be a success, and your book business would grow exponentially!

A great book to read about how to create and nurtu...

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On the third day of Christmas my true Laurie gave to me.... 🎁

You can have the BEST book, the most engaging content ever made in the history of engaging content, but if no one ever sees it then what's the point?  This is a great way to burn out quickly.

When you understand the types of traffic, how you can use them all to get more eyeballs on your books then you are GOLD baby, gold.

Grab the PDF to...

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On the second day of Christmas my true Laurie gave to me.... 🎁

Being an indie author is a lonely endeavour, if you try to do it alone!

Grab some friends and listen to FIVE ideas  that will make your book marketing easier.

As discussed in the show -->  A quick visual of a clean link.

This is NOT a ‘clean’ link --> https://www.amazon.ca/George-Martins-Thrones-5-Book-Boxed/dp/0345535529/re...

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🎁 THROWBACK to 12 Days of Marketing 🎁

This series first came out in 2019 and it is STILL relevant and timely!
If your book doesn't have these things in place, it will not sell well, period.

Enjoy Day 1, all about Pre Marketing 

Get HALF OFF the  Metadata course!
>> Grab it here 👈

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Books To Help
Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle
Mood Cure
Podcasts To Help
Glennon Doyle / burnout
Andrew Huberman - Dopamine Episode
Affirmation Workbook
Positive Affirmations for SUPER Busy Women

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As a children's author, it's easy to get burnt out. You spend endless hours writing, editing, and publishing your work - many authors are burned out before they even g...

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KidLit stack - July 19-26 ONLY

Marketing your children’s books on social media is EASY, and a great way to make money, right? 

WRONG.  

Not only is it hard to keep up with ever changing platform rules and algorithms, you’re also competing against celebrities … clips of super popular shows like the Office…  really funny people making reels and tiktoks and apparently toddlers who do adorable things and have huge followings!

Thi...

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