The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Seven

 This week we discuss how you can easily get promotions for your Book Idea in front of thousands or even tens of thousands of people using Twitter. We're going to be discussing getting retweets, and because we've recently reached twenty five thousand followers on Twitter, retweets from us will definitely help you guys. Besides, for now, simple … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Six

  As I alluded to last week in my post regarding how to actually ask for votes for your Book Idea on Twitter, there is an even faster way to do it than either the simplified version of my method or Wade's equally good method. In fact, once you've set it up, you don't have to do anything at all with regards to asking folks for votes on Twitter! It … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Five

  By this time in our series, you know how to set up an effective Twitter account, how to bring followers to it, and how to keep yourself from following bad apples. That’s all great, but simply growing a Twitter account isn’t going to get you any votes for your Book Idea unless tons of folks click on the link in your bio and decide to vote. … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Four

 Hopefully you all have taken advantage of Part Three of this series and have experimented with Tweepi a bit and have just gained tons of great Twitter followers! If you have, you likely have realized the harsh reality of Twitter. No matter how good of people you follow, there will always be those who simply don't want to follow you. It's kind of … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Three

Last week, as you guys hopefully remember, we looked at how an author can bring in followers to her Twitter account relatively easily via four different but connected means. As a review, we basically stated that the easiest way to gain followers is to follow folks who will be interested in you, your account, or your book and to wait for them to … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Two

So last week we looked at what you need to do in order to create for yourself a good Twitter account. We saw that your avatar needs to look professional, that your bio should be interesting and as non-generic as possible, that your header should reflect your personality or the mood of your book, that the link you choose to include is extremely … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part One

 As a writer hoping to be published with SOOP, you know that you need to get votes, but how do you get them once people like your mother, your spouse (whom you had to bribe), and that crazy uncle that had to be told eight times how to do it have voted? It's actually not as difficult as you would think. You don't have to buy votes or call in a favor … [Read more...]

Make People Hate Your Writing!

No, I'm not drunk. I'm not writing this as a joke. I'm really saying that you should consider making certain people hate your writing. I'm completely serious. So...WHAT THE HECK IS WRONG WITH ME?!?! You can ask the same of Dan Brown, actually. Dan Brown is the author of Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons, Inferno, and a few other notable hit … [Read more...]

Votes to Fans

As you guys may have seen, RED by Nicole Collet and Sealed by Christian Lee (hmmm...that name sounds familiar...) have both passed the 1000-vote level, which gives us an opportunity to unveil the latter section of our publishing process. In the former, between zero and 1000 votes, the goal is to bring in votes and to complete the activities … [Read more...]

5 Secrets to Getting Votes for Your Book Idea on SOOP

So you’ve submitted a book idea to us. Now what? Well, you need to get votes, obviously. Maybe you’ve already gotten ten, twenty, or maybe even a couple hundred. Getting votes is definitely great, and we applaud you, but you need to keep getting votes! Below are five “secrets” I've gathered from SOOP’s top vote-getters (myself included) that work … [Read more...]

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