How to engage more readers and reviewers
Communicating with your readers is the best way to start a conversation about your work. It is very important for an author to effectively interact with their readers and engage their audience to generate a buzz around their novel. Keeping your readers curious is the best way to engage your audience. Here is how you can do it:
Stay Active on Social Media: Social media platforms like twitter and facebook really contribute in building a good follower base for the author. It is important to effectively manage your social media accounts to get the maximum benefit out of it. Stay active on social media and regularly give updates about your new work. Keep posting new snippets from your upcoming novels, interact with the readers and answer their queries about different characters. It is also a great way to encourage feedback from the readers.
Conduct Q&A sessions: Regularly conduct Q&A sessions with your readers. Give interesting answers and encourage your reader to join live sessions on twitter chats or lives. This is an excellent way to engage your audience.
Share Fan Art: Reader’s love creating fanfictions and fanarts inspired by your books. Stay updated on new fan art and keep sharing it to promote your readers. Fanart is also an excellent way of learning what the readers what to see or what they like the most.
Blogs: Blogs are an excellent way to share something other than your books with the readers. You can use blogs to interact with your readers or share your opinions on different issues and start discussions on other topics.
Sharing Additional Content: You can provide free and additional content about your books and characters. Readers love an insight into your new story. You can share book excerpts, fan arts, book teasers, banners etc. to keep your audience engaged.
These are just a few ways in which Authors can connect with their readers and keep them engaged and wanting for more.