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Aussie Owned and Read · 1d ago

Five totally legit outside-the-box ways to market your book

This month at Aussie Owned we’ve been talking marketing. The others have written excellent posts covering everything from school visits and marketing plans to Facebook advertising and ways t...
Aussie Owned and Read · 3d ago

Five Book Marketing Tips You Can Try Today

We’re talking marketing for April and I immediately panicked and flailed. Then, I decided to consult an expert. When I think of YA authors who’ve done marketing well from the ground floor, I...
Aussie Owned and Read · 1W ago

7 Tips to Ace Your School Author Visit

Teachers and teacher librarians have wide reaching professional networks and word of mouth is the best kind of marketing there is.
Aussie Owned and Read · 1W ago

Marketing 101 with Sara Hood

Hey – if it’s what you celebrate – ‘Happy Easter’! I do, and as always we had a lovely time with family. Happy times and happy memories. Today I will also be announcing the winner of my give...
Aussie Owned and Read · 2W ago

Marketing and the Potato

As we’re talking about marketing this month, Rebecca and Heather are going to look at what different mediums have done to successfully gain viral attention. In doing so, we will break down w...
Aussie Owned and Read · 2W ago

Marketing: How to lose friends and not influence people

Since it’s something we here at AO&R struggle with to varying degrees, the crew decided that this month’s topic should be marketing, so hang on to your seats … we’ll be talking about marketi...
Aussie Owned and Read · 2W ago

Review: King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard

  In this breathless third installment to Victoria Aveyard’s bestselling Red Queen series, allegiances are tested on every side. And when the Lightning Girl’s spark is gone, who will light t...
Aussie Owned and Read · 3W ago

3 Facebook advertising tips

This month at Aussie Owned and Read, we’re talking marketing for authors. When I first learned of this month’s topic, my first idea for a post went something like this: Hi, fellow authors. M...
Aussie Owned and Read · 3W ago

The Marketing Monster

Next month will mark the four year anniversary since my debut novel was published. That novel and the subsequent trilogy has made me proud since then, but mostly, the trilogy and all my book...
Aussie Owned and Read · 4W ago

Interviewing Kat Colmer

We’ve been interviewing each other here at AO&R so you can get to know us a bit better. The final instalment in this series, I get to interview Kat Calmer. You write across a few categories,...