10 Steps to Make Goodreads Work For You

18 Nov

I love Goodreads…as an author and a reader. I’ve found some great books to read and met some awesome people….both authors and readers. Love the information shared in this blog post and hope some of you learn something new too…

Writers In The Storm Blog

By Lisa Verge Higgins

Goodreads – with its 18 million rabid readers – is one of the most powerful places for an author to be discovered.

Goodreads is where folks converge to discuss novels, offer recommendations, write reviews, and keep compilations of the books they’ve read and want to read.  Etailers like Kobo and Google feed Goodreads reviews directly into their websites.

Even if you’re not a member, your books are still listed and attracting reviews.  Take advantage of the opportunity to control your own profile and book data and provide information that’ll bring the reader directly to you.

Here’s how, in ten easy steps:

1. Become a Member of Goodreads!

In order to join the Goodreads Author program—where all the perks are—first you have to join Goodreads as a reader.  If you are joining for the first time, I strongly recommend that you use your author name in its exact spelling to…

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Posted by on November 18, 2013 in Day to Day Life


2 responses to “10 Steps to Make Goodreads Work For You

  1. myrahmcilvain

    November 18, 2013 at 4:27 pm

    Thanks for your comments. I’ve been on Goodreads but discovered I wasn’t listed as an author. I want to get more info out about my latest historical fiction. I’m plowing through the instructions right now.

    • ChristineWarner

      November 18, 2013 at 7:58 pm

      Glad my reblog helped Myra. I found a lot of this info very helpful as well. I’m on Goodreads, but there is a lot to learn yet 🙂


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