Author Platform Basics for the Confused Writer

Emilie Rabitoy, The Rural Virtual Assistant

I firmly believe writers need to be thinking of their author platform constantly. Long before your book comes to life, you need to be showing up consistently for your audience. Don’t wait until your book is published, by then you’ll already be behind the eight ball.

What is an Author Platform?

An author platform is where and how you show up in front of your readers. It allows them to find you and your books more easily. Though many writers don’t understand it, I suggest everyone does their research and creates a platform of some sort. It will make book marketing that much easier.

Author Platform Basics

There are a few things every author platform should have, these include a website, blog and social media presence. Don’t feel like you need to be on every single social media platform, especially if you know you can only handle one. If you…

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