Years of experience make an industry expert. But it's often not until they have a nonfiction book in their expertise area that they become speakers and propel their business into the limelight. But should all businesses have nonfiction books? Partner member, Karen Williams from The Book Mentor, thinks that if you do write a book on your expert area, there are ten nonfiction factors that make business boom which should be included.
Orna was at BEA’s UPublishU last week and really enjoyed the presentation by Goodreads’s Director of Marketing, Patrick Brown, with romance indie-author supremo Bella Andre, on how authors can get the most out of Goodreads.
Bella, who keeps an astounding writing routine (25 pages a day, anyone?) spoke of how she has to be really really careful with her time but her top social media goal now is to make Goodreads part of every day.
Why? 18 million members, that’s why, and all of them avid readers.
Some of our own members have spoken of finding GR less than user friendly and not knowing how to use it to reach readers..
So we asked Patrick to send us his presentation “An Author’s Guide To Goodreads”. And he did.