on Social Media Just for Writers:
There’s a piece of advice that authors everywhere are receiving that you can’t ignore: start your email marketing list and grow it.
As you can tell from the abundance of blog posts on this topic, I’m not the only one who agrees with this advice.
Moreover, email is the fastest, cheapest, most powerful way to engage with your readers at scale. No other service (not even social media) is as personal as email, and if done right, you’ll sell way more books through email than you could any other way. Tom Morkes
As effective as social media is for engaging with your readers – not to mention discoverability – there’s nothing that quite compares to a robust email marketing list.
Right about now you probably think that it’s an excellent piece of advice but just how can you accomplish this goal? That’s exactly what this post is about so lean back, take a sip of your coffee, tea, or tequila (or bourbon or wine), and keep reading.