How To Promote Your Book On Wattpad
Post on 17-Jul-2015
10 Best Tips to Succeed at
By Scribando, based on various sources such as Aerogrammes Studio, Self Publishing Advice, The Creative
Penn and Scribando Insights
is the worlds largest community of writers and readers.
Over 30 million people use the platform to share
short or serialized fiction or non-fiction!
Therefore it is a great place to
promote a book.
Especially if you are writing fiction geared toward young adults
and new adults aged 13-30.
As the majority of Wattpad users are under 30, with 35 percent between the
ages of 18 and 30.
However Wattpad is a good channel for all
genres if used correctly.
Here are 10 great tips on how to succeed a
1. Post Regular Updates
If you write longer fiction, consider serializing it!
Post once a week on a regular basis so followers can know when to expect new content.
2. Include Calls to Action
Ask readers to comment and vote on your story if
they liked it!
And let them know where they can find your other
3. Monetize Your Wattpad
The best way to make sales using Wattpad is to post a few chapters
of your eBook for free.
Publish your full ebook on Amazon, Smashwords, Kobo or a
marketplace of your choice, and link at the end!
Set the bait, get em hooked, then reel em in
4. Know the Trends
There are many options for genre publishing on
Wattpad, but the largest communities are romance, scifi, urban fiction and fan
5. Have a Professional
Use a clear author profile picture, a strongly written profile, and
professional book covers.
Write catchy blurbs about your books and link to other social
6. Use Good Etiquette
Like any community, you need to invest some time before you become
Follow people, introduce yourself in clubs, and personally thank
anyone who likes or comments on your work!
7. Use Your News Feed
The Wattpad News Feed is a great market research
Check out what your friends and followers like to see what is popular among your target
8. Cross-Promote On Social Media
Wattpad offers many cross-promotion
Link on Google+, Facebook and Twitter, and list your books on
Goodreads to get wider readership!
9. Write Sequels, Sequels, Sequels!
Sequels tend to get more likes than stand-alone
Each book promotes other books in the series and hooks new readers
into all your work!
10. Ask to be Listed on Wattpad
If you have a fair number of followers and reads, you can send an email to
If you get on the Featured list, your read stats will go up
And finallylearn from
authors who already made it!
Research authors who are currently successful
[http://www.wattpad.com/hot] and ask them for their secrets.
Learn how Dianne Greenlay got 500,000 reads on Wattpad
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