Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of April 2, 2012

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Enjoy a collection of some of the best book marketing Tweets from the past week, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include maximizing your LinkedIn profile, getting bookstores to carry indie books, promoting an author’s books on Pinterest, improving your ebook sales, and much more. Happy marketing!

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* How Authors Promote Each Other’s Books on Pinterest

It never hurts to help your friends, especially if they are authors. Here’s how you can use Pinterest to promote friends’ books:

http://publicityhound.net/how-authors-promote-each-others-books-on-pinterest/

* How To Pitch Your Book to Online Outlets

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One author explains how he got some great online coverage when he was promoting his book:

http://workflowwriting.com/659259/how-to-pitch-your-book-to-online-outlets.php

* 5 Guaranteed Ways to Get Your Book into Bookstores

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Independent authors can get bookstores to carry their books, but they need to be well-prepared. Here’s what you should know:

http://workflowwriting.com/659330/5-guaranteed-ways-to-get-your-book-into-bookstores.php

* 14 Ways to Build Strategic Relationships With the Who’s Who of Social Media

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How to get on the radar of industry influencers to grow your own social media presence:

http://www.copyblogger.com/social-media-networking/

* How to Improve Your Ebook Sales

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Look beyond Amazon – to Barnes & Noble, Smashwords and iTunes – to expand your ebook sales:

http://www.lindsayburoker.com/book-marketing/how-to-improve-your-ebook-sales-at-barnes-noble-smashwords-and-itunes/

* Seven Essential Tricks for Pinterest Power Users

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Did you know you can hide your comments on Pinterest, or pin a web page without a photo? You can do that, and more:

http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-57406125-285/seven-essential-tricks-for-pinterest-power-users/

* How to Use LinkedIn Powerfully: 10 Tips to Know

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This site is a great place to make business connections once you take advantage of the tools it offers to maximize your profile and connections:

http://socialmediatoday.com/tracycgold/479022/how-use-linkedin-powerfully-10-tips-know

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