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Behind the Book: with Samarpita Mukherjee Sharma

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Samarpita in now why are we so excited about having her on the show? Well, she's unrevealing the mysteries of the quill in the digital age. The literary landscape is constantly evolving, and Samar Pita is here to guide us through the twists and turns, the highs and the lows, and the ever changing, changing trends in the world of writing. So whether you are an aspiring wordsmith, a seasoned scribe, or simply someone who cherishes the beauty of storytelling, this episode is tailor made for you

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Q1. How have you noticed the Book marketing landscapre evovling in recent years, and what major shifts have caught your attention?

Our first question for today is how have you noticed the book marketing landscape evolving in recent years, and what major shifts have caught your attention?
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Another great thing is that ebooks and audiobooks have gained traction, broadening accessibility. There have been a lot of people who don't really like to read. They don't want to hold a book in front of their eyes and focus on it all the time, but they would like a good story, they would like to hear a good story, and that's where audiobooks have had great success. Additionally, collaborations between authors and influencers have emerged as powerful marketing tools
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Q2. Can you share some examples of how authors and marketers can leverage new tech trends for effective promotions?

Technology plays a huge role in shaping the publishing industry. Can you share some examples of how authors and marketers can leverage new tech trends for effective promotion
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@Samarpitadotin

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You? Oh, yes, technology is reshaping the literary landscape and doing such a mind blowing job of it. Who would have believed all this even a decade ago? It's offering authors and marketers innovative avenues for promotion. Authors are no more dependent only on promotions that their publishers are doing of their books
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Q3. Any tips for authors to stay agile in adapting their social media strategies to stay relevant?

Social media platforms are known for their rapidly changing algorithms and features. Any tips for authors to stay agile in adapting their social media strategies to stay relevant
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@Samarpitadotin

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Regularly assess audience engagement metrics to understand what resonates. If a post, a tweet or an Instagram reel is doing exceptionally well, study it and find out why is it doing so well? And if it's not doing well, that is also a concern. So find out what did you do that you will not want to do in your next post? Embrace diverse content format such as videos, reels and stories aligning with the platform trends
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Q4. Can you suggest three ways authors can make the most of this shift in the virtual events landscape?

The pandemic has changed the way we engage with audiences, often leading to more virtual events. Can you suggest three ways authors can make the most of the shift in the events landscape?
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Certainly the shift to virtual events in the literary scene presents unique opportunities for authors. The first thing I'd say that authors can do is harness the reach of virtual platforms by hosting interactive online book launches and readings. Engage with a broader audience and encourage participation through Q A sessions and live chats. Secondly, collaborate with literary festivals, hosting virtual editions to showcase your work to a diverse audience, leverage social media to amplify event promotions and extend your reach
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Q5. In an era of information overload, how do you see content marketing evolving and how can authors create content that stands out?

In an era of information overload, how do you see content marketing evolving? And how can authors create content that stands out amidst the noise
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@Samarpitadotin

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HELLO. In the dynamic literary scene, navigating information overlord requires authors to evolve their content marketing strategies. That is where most of us really get bugged, having to have to constantly evolve and up our content marketing strategies. Well, it is what it is and unfortunately, Lee, the platforms are the masters and we need to comply by their ever changing rules
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Q6. From the recent releases by Indian writers, share a book that caught your attention due to its unique marketing strategies?

From the recent releases by Indian writers. Any particular book that caught your attention due to its unique marketing strategies?
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So if you feel that you are ready to conquer the world, your book will conquer the world and I don't know if it sounds silly, but seriously, you have to believe that your book is a bestseller already and talk about it as if you've written a book. A bestseller. But what I really, really loved about Damyanti is that through her newsletters she shares how to be a good author. How to be a good writer
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