Linda Maria Frank, Author of Teen Mystery Books, Provides Tips for Self-Published Authors on Marketing

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Using her blog as an advice column for the self-published, Linda Maria Frank, takes authors on a journey of promotional ideas on how to market that new book.

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Annie Tiller, a modern Nancy Drew, meet CSI.

The Internet is an endless maze of possibilities for book promotions.

Linda Maria Frank, author of teen mystery books, Annie Tillery Mysteries, shares what she has learned from her experiences marketing her new book, "Secrets in the Fairy Chimneys". Based on her "Ten Tips" blog post, she now shares what she has done, following her own advice.

In her latest blog post, "From Editors to Tweets", Frank describes how she has increased her dependence on social media, taking courses in SEO (search engine optimization), paying attention to Google ratings, and mining the possibilities in Twitter and LinkedIn accounts.

Writing the book is just the start. Even if you have an agent and a traditional publisher, you need to know your way around the Internet. In this latest post Frank suggests a number of pathways to investigate to get folks to find your book(s). According to her, "The Internet is an endless maze of possibilities for book promotions." She welcomes shared advice.

“Secrets in the Fairy Chimneys” has it all. The story is set in exotic Istanbul and Cappadocia, a land of enchanted caves and rock formations. The plot involves ancient mysteries, archaeological secrets, and thieves who will commit murder rather than give up the treasures they steal. Annie acquires new friends. Cedric Zeeks is trying to find a link between his African ancestors and the inhabitants of a 9,000 year old town in Cappadocia. Yelda and Ahmet Atsut, twins with a Ouija board and awesome sleuthing talents, help Annie and boyfriend, Ty Egan, solve the mysteries, both the ancient ones and the ones that threaten them as they work the archaeological dig.

About Linda Maria Frank
Linda Maria Frank: With the introduction of the Annie Tillery Mysteries, Linda has been launching a new career as author. Inspired by a childhood passion for Nancy Drew books and the popular television series, CSI, she successfully married an appealing heroine (Annie Tillery) with a gripping story plots to create these new fiction books for mystery readers. The Madonna Ghost has earned the distinctive “Editor’s Choice” and “Rising Star” awards. The second book, is "Girl with Pencil Drawing" . Presently Frank is the producer of “The Writer’s Dream”, a series of shows with writers who discuss different aspects of the profession, seen on YouTube.

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