10 Steps to Make Goodreads Work For You

I have to confess that I haven’t put in enough time and effort to make the most of Goodreads, but I am thinking its time I did. This blogpost on Writers in the Storm Blog, written by Lisa Verge Higgins, might just give me the help I need to do it.

Oh, and I’m pretty sure Lisa intended to say, ‘avid readers’ rather than ‘rabid readers’. Spellcheck strikes again, I suspect!

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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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Gus Campbell
    Dec 07, 2015 @ 20:11:20

    ‘….18 million rabid readers’?

    I hope she means avid! but then… xxx

    Sent from my iPhone




  2. Ernesto San Giacomo
    Dec 08, 2015 @ 03:25:52

    Rabid is better when used to describe authors…I know because I’ve had lunch with to many other fellow indie authors 🙂



  3. Ernesto San Giacomo
    Dec 08, 2015 @ 03:26:23

    …too many… grrrr



  4. writersinthestorm
    Dec 11, 2015 @ 04:26:44

    Thanks for the blog love, Christine!
    -Fae Rowen

    Liked by 1 person


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