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Pinterest Basics for Authors

How Authors Can Use Pinterest for Book Marketing & Story Inspiration

Social media has changed the book marketing game. Now authors can reach their readers directly. But this also comes with a catch...

Other authors are out there too!

How can you get the advantage so you can connect with your ideal reader?


Pinterest has advantages that other platforms don't.


Not only can you use it to market your books, but you can also use Pinterest to help research and gather ideas during your writing process. And you can use the platform to make sales.


Pinterest isn't just a social media platform, it's also a search engine. Items on Pinterest often show up at the top of Google searches. It has over 100 million monthly users who use the platform to search for books, products and services.



In this course you'll learn:

1. The basics in creating a Pinterest account
2. How to create boards
3. How often to post and what to post
4. Should you pay for advertising?
5. Tools to grow your following





Learning how to use Pinterest to your advantage will give you the edge to:

*Market your books

*Research your ideas.

*Connect with readers.

*Sell your books.


If you aren't using Pinterest, you're missing out. Take a look at the curriculum below. You get access to the Introduction and lifetime access to the course after you buy.



Your Instructor


Deborah A Bailey
Deborah A Bailey

I'm a writer, coach and published author of several fiction and non-fiction books including, “Think Like an Entrepreneur: Transforming Your Career and Taking Charge of Your Life.” My book is based on my career transition out of corporate, and my decision to attend Coach U, and go into business for myself. I’ve been a guest on Good Day Street Talk on Channel 5 in NYC, ABC6 TV, and WFMZ TV as an expert in career transitions and reinvention.

You can find out more about me here: https://DBaileyCoach.com

I’ve spoken and presented workshops to organizations and since 2008, I've interviewed over 400 thought leaders and small business owners on my Women Entrepreneurs Radio podcast, which is available on iTunes. (and other podcast platforms).

Visit my fiction website here for more information about my books: https://www.BrightStreetBooks.com



Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
Who is this course best for?
This course is the Pinterest BASICS. Which means it's best for authors who are NEW to Pinterest. If you're already an experienced Pinterest user, this will probably not be the course for you since we don't cover advanced strategies (such as promoted pins, advertising strategies or extensive use of hashtags).
Will I have to create a business account?
It's free to create a Pinterest business account, but you don't need one to use it as an author. However, having one will provide stats for engagement and make it easier to buy ads if you choose.

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