By: Shari Stauch
If 80 percent of Pinterest users are women and women buy most of the books, authors need to be on Pinterest.
Problem is, authors traffic in words and Pinterest is all about photos. How can writers ever leverage the site to sell books?
Here’s are five ideas to get started:
1 – Cover Story (one): Readers always want to know how you came up with your cover. The answer probably runs parallel to your writing, in that there were lots of drafts before you were ready to publish. Try telling the story of your cover in sequential photos, as I did here.
2 – Cover Story (two): Hopefully you saved the rejected covers. Some of mine were awful, but they made for an interesting Pinterest board.
3 – Illustrate, Illuminate: Every author offers excerpts. I found an aspiring (read: not too expensive) artist who illustrated several excerpts. They made a nice addition to my website as well as a simple Pinterest board.
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