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10 Easy Ways to Support Your Favorite Authors

Updated: Jan 30

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Buying a book can have a huge impact on the book's success but supporting your favorite authors doesn't always mean spending money. Did you know that many authors are tasked with the promoting their own books? Not everyone is afforded huge marketing budgets to make sure the world sees their works of art.

When you support your favorite authors, you're showing them and the publishing industry just how much their books are needed. You're showing that their work is in demand, which can be helpful the next time the author seeks a publishing deal.

Show your favorite authors some love and help to give their books a boost with these simple tips ...and be sure to download and share the printable below to inspire others to do the same.


1. Share a picture of their book online

2. Follow them on social media

3. Like, share, and comment on their posts

4. Borrow their book from your local library

5. Subscribe to their newsletter

6. Nominate their book for an award

7. Share their newsletter with others

8. Tell your friends about their book

9. Suggest their book for your book club

10. Shout them out on your social media pages

Download and share this graphic to inspire others to support authors too!

Easy Ways to Support Your Favorite Author

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