Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of October 31, 2011

by: Penny

We’ve pulled together a few of the best book marketing Tweets from the past week, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include using your blog to sell your self-published book, marketing with Twitter, getting great book endorsements, improving your social media presence and much more. Happy marketing!


* Publishing Insiders Wrap-Up: Speaker Tips for Authors

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Speaker coach Martha Lanaghen offers tips for how authors can be more effective public speakers:

* 50 Quick, Dirty, and Cheap Ways to Improve Your Social Media Presence

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These are simple yet effective methods for improving your outreach and engagement:

* How to Get Guest Posts on Big Name Blogs and Land Dynamite Interviews

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Learn how one author landed some great blogging gigs:

* How to Get Great Endorsements that Sell Books

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Shel Horowitz explains how he got some great book blurbs by reaching into his network of stellar contacts:

* 17 Twitter Marketing Tips From the Pros

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Did you know Twitter has grown more in the last nine months than in the last five years? Its phenomenal growth is going to continue, so don’t let your Twitter marketing go stale:

* Use Your Blog to Sell Your Self-Published Book

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Make sure your site is ready to captivate your visitors and convert them into book buyers:

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  • Vicki Flaugher

    Thank you, Penny, for including my “50 Quick, Dirty, and Cheap Ways to Improve Your Social Media Presence” blog post in your wrap-up. I appreciate the shout out – here’s hoping your fans can take a nugget or two away that helps them integrate social media more readily into their writing and their business.

    Vicki @Smartwoman Flaugher

  • Paula

    Thanks for stopping by Vicki – I know our readers will find your blog post very useful!