Goodreads – a good way to go? Or…not!
Should the aspiring self-published author try to get on Goodreads?
In a week or so I’m going to make a real pitch to sell my self-published book, Deeper (which isn’t linked, as it isn’t out there yet). So I’m doing what authors do, sniffing around all the sites where I can promote my book. I’ve become a member of Goodreads, joined an author/blogger ‘group’, and rated all the books I can think of.
So I notice that when I go on Goodreads, a lot of my Facebook friends are there too. Most of them are NOT writers – which is good, because if they’re not writers that means they must be readers, right?
So if I can get someone to recommend my book on Goodreads (preferably lots of people) and garner some good reviews, will that help the cause?
Has anyone ‘used’ Goodreads to sell more copies of their book? …
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