Duolit Courses: Facebook, Mailing Lists and Blog Tours

Going live today are three very worthwhile workshops for writer/authors (and for creative artists too, I must add). The Duolit team – Shannon and Toni, have been working on three weekend workshops, with beta responses from a group of people signed up as Weekend Warriors – of which, I am one. So, I got access to all three courses over April, and can tell you that I learnt from every single one.

If you’re after up-to-date advice on the latest methods to grow your author platform, have a look at these courses. I’m not an affiliate but I have gone through all three courses, and they work. In fact, the Duolit latest newsletter quotes me about the courses with the following –

“I thought I knew quite a lot about mailing lists and Facebook, but I was wrong. Both Mailing List Magic and Facebook Facelift workshops contained lots of new knowledge for me. I think the additional bonus downloads and forms and things were the most helpful surprises!”

Facebook Facelift

FF Facebook Facelift is designed to help you create a Facebook fan page as an author (or for a book or book series) – covering the differences between profile and pages, profile and cover photos, helpful apps for authors, how and what to post onto the page, ways to get your page liked, and productivity help such as setting up a posting schedule. Facebook Facelift.

What’s in the Course?

  1. Over 31 lectures and 5.5 hours of content!
  2. Add functionality to your fan page with links to your website/blog, Amazon author page and other social media accounts
  3. Create a unique fan page with custom photos and buttons your fans will love (and you’ll be proud of!)
  4. Develop a posting strategy to share updates you fans will enjoy without taking up all of your time
  5. Discover the best free and paid opportunities to grow your fanbase with more page likes

Mailing List Magic

MLMHow to setup and use a mailing list – this course runs through MailChimp. Note that Mailchimp offers a free service which is helpful for many authors, but has rules against using the Mailchimp free lists for affiliate marketing efforts – if you are after affiliate marketing, consider paying for a mail service.

MLM takes us through creating reading lists, designing the forms necessary to signup to a list, and welcome new readers. There are also tips for using Facebook and Twitter with the list and how to write the actual newsletters.  Mailing List Magic.

What’s in the Course?

  1. Over 24 lectures and 4.5 hours of content!
  2. By the end of the workshop, you’ll have a fully-functional mailing list, know how to encourage folks to join and understand how to send out relationship-building updates
  3. In this course, you will learn how to create a mailing list, how to encourage readers to sign up, how to send out effective emails, how to encourage readers to interact with you and how to fit mailing list updates into your life.

Plan Your Own Blog Tour

PYOBTPlan Your Own Blog Tour takes you through a self-managed process of planning and implementing your own blog tour, useful for promoting a book launch, free KDP days for your book, or simply to build a fan base. Plan Your Own Blog Tour.

What’s in the Course?

  1. Over 27 lectures and 4 hours of content!
  2. By the end of the workshop, you’ll understand exactly how to plan, organize and execute a blog tour that will earn you new readers for life.

Each of the Weekend Workshops Contain:

  • videos and audios with accompanying slideshow notesDuolit Weekend Courses
  • additional bonus material such as templates, and some graphic files to get you started.
  • references and links to other content discussing the topic.

Find the Courses:

Read more about the courses at this Duolit post, firstly.

The courses have been published onto Udemy Online. Through Udemy you can purchase the courses individually, sign-on to view and share the course, make notes. The direct links to each course are given above. Each course currently costs $74 USD.

Udemy also has a free iPad or iPhone app – through these you can download and watch the courses at your leisure.

Udemy Duolit Courses

One thought on “Duolit Courses: Facebook, Mailing Lists and Blog Tours

  1. Hey Hunter! I know I’m really late here but just wanted to say thanks for sharing our workshops! It’s been great getting such awesome feedback from our Weekend Warriors like you. 🙂 Glad you enjoyed the course, can’t wait until we have more courses to share!

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