Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of October 8, 2012

by: Penny

We’ve pulled together a few of the most useful book marketing Tweets from the past week, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include how to market your book with Twitter, sites that offer book promotion opportunities, ways to use Instagram for visibility, and much more. Happy marketing!


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Instagram – 8 (Photo credit: BrentOzar)

40 Book Promoting Sites 

This is Part 1 of a series that offers information about sites offering book promotion opportunities:

* How to Host Your Own eBook Giveaway (Without Amazon KDP)

If you don’t want to give Amazon exclusive distribution rights to your eBook, you can still host a giveaway. Here’s how:

* Twitter Can Be Great for Marketing Your Book

Learn what you can do using Twitter to market your book:

* 10 Creative Ways to Use Instagram for Business

This photo-sharing site can offer great opportunities for visibility. Discover the potential:

* 3 Questions That Can Move Your Fans To Followers

Fans are just the beginning; you want fans to become followers who eagerly await your next blog post, buy your products and consider you an influencer:

* Want Publicity in Magazines? Research, Then Pitch

It’s important to do your homework and get to  know the person you’re pitching – it can be the difference between getting coverage or being ignored:

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  • Stephanie Chandler

    Thanks for featuring my post about ebook giveaways! That one has generated a lot of buzz!

  • Paula


    We’re always happy to share great tips with our readers. I’m glad to hear your post is getting a lot of buzz!