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How to Promote Your Book on Social Media: 101

Learn the skills you need to grow an author platform in today’s competitive market. In just over 1 hour of FREE training you can finally understand how to use Instagram to promote your books, build your brand, and grow your following online.

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What's Inside the
Free Course?

Instant Access. Learn at your own pace. Taught by Author Influence Founder.


powerful video lessons


minutes of insightful training


epic resource sheet

what to post & why

Learn what's wrong with what you're posting now—and what to post instead! Stop struggling with content strategy. Create with confidence.

proven profile tips can use right away! Unlock the same secret to winning Instagram profiles Influencers use for success and harness it for yourself.

strategy hacks

Discover how modern marketing has changed the publishing industry and what that means for your ongoing book promotion strategy.

Modern vs. Traditional Marketing

Like the world around us, marketing continues to shift, change, and evolve. Why then are so many authors using marketing methods stuck in the past? Learn the difference between modern and traditional marketing methods and gain the power to wisely determine which of these two paths is the best fit for you.

Why Instagram?

Learn why Instagram is the best social media platform for writers and why publishers are giving this one site more attention now than ever before.

The Power of Influencer Marketing

Untangle Influencer secrets to identify exactly how and why their insider methods are so powerful for product promotion and steal their strategy!

Course Outline

Instagram 101 is a free training course, available for a limited time only. The course takes an average of one hour and four minutes to complete. This training, like all Author Influence training, is designed to be focused and fluff-free so you can get straight to the know-how and easily fit lessons into a busy schedule. 

What Our Students Say:

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Thank you so much for your Instagram free training video! I've already been taking your tips into consideration when posting on IG, and I've come up with a theme that I will be using from now on to keep my posts coherent.
Thank you for helping not only me but many others who are struggling on where to start on Instagram. I've only done a few things you've suggested and already I can tell it's doing so much! I genuinely feel proud of my Instagram account.
Author Influence triggered a complete paradigm shift for how I view the role of social media as an author, the importance of branding, and the feasibility of creating a successful account.

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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
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will this training work for all skill levels?

Yes. No matter your skill level, you’ll learn best practices and practical tips that will put you ahead of the competition and make your author platform stand out. It doesn’t matter if you are new to Instagram, you’re an experienced poster (but not seeing the results you need), or somewhere in between. This course goes beyond the ins and outs of just the app itself. It answers questions of branding, platform growth, and what you need to succeed.




Is this only for published authors?

No. This training is for ALL writers, whether they are already published as an author, preparing to be published for the first time, or just starting out on their writing journey. Over 1,600 writers have taken a version of this training—writers from all skill levels and walks of life. We have had new writers studying for future success, traditionally published writers looking to perfect their brand, and self-published authors learning how to market and promote their books. No matter your status, this training is designed for you.




How does course access work?

When you sign up you will receive Instant Access to Instagram 101. There’s no waiting. Plus, these course materials are designed with a go-at-your-own-pace learning style. You can binge and watch all the videos at once. Or you can take your time and pace your lessons out. It’s up to you!

Account creation is required for course enrollment. You will be asked to enter your information and create a strong password during sign up. After that, you’ll be taken to an order confirmation page where you can head straight into your course dashboard and start learning. It’s really that simple.

Your Author Influence account gives you additional access to tons of bonuses including further training, exclusive emails with added tips, tricks, and success stories, discount codes, and—yes—easy access to any and all other free courses in which you may choose to enroll.  


How is this different from YOUR paid instagram course?

The Complete Instagram Course (details here) is a comprehensive training program designed to give authors everything they need to know in order to succeed on Instagram, from creating the perfect profile and strategized content, to scoring high profile features with Influencers. 

Instagram 101, offered through this page, is an introductory level program that will teach you game-changing strategies you can start implementing right away. Learn what to post to find your target audience, how to succeed as a brand online, and what marketing strategy will be best for you. In addition, you will be offered a discount code for The Complete Instagram Course should you wish to continue your education. 




What Our Students Say


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