Building a Strong Author Platform: It’s Not Just About the Numbers via @janefriedman @unboxed

Check out this great post on building a strong author platform, from the How to eBook blog.

How To Ebook

Writer Unboxed

When writers are trying to build platform—in order to land a book deal—they often ask me questions like:

  • How many Twitter followers do I need?
  • How many Facebook likes should I have?
  • How many website or blog visits are required?
  • How many people need to be on my email newsletter list?

Every agent or publisher will throw out a different number to such questions, and usually, that number is made up.

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