Book Marketing Blogsby Penny Sansevieri
October 18, 2012
October 17, 2012
We had a great segment about Klout – the measure of how successfully people influence their followers on social media – with our special guest Susan Gilbert.
About our guest: An entrepreneur since 1987, Susan Gilbert is the CEO of Online Promotion Success and has evolved years of traditional business experience into several cutting edge projects, which includes her Web 2.0 Internet Business. As co-author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Starting and Running a Coffee Bar,” she understands book promotion and has also been a regularly quoted resource in USA Today, Entrepreneur, Inc. Magazine and many more.
Susan has a four-part series about Klout underway at SusanGilbert.com (parts one and two have been published):
What is Klout?
Klout is a tool for measuring social media influence, and it can be used with all of the major sites: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and many more. (more…)
October 16, 2012
Have you ever thought what it would be like if your fans were not only fans, but also talking about you, your book, business or product? When people start staring your work, it’s not just a huge compliment to the work you do but an enormous help to your marketing efforts! Here are some tips that should help you get your fans to the next level!
October 15, 2012
Welcome to the October 15, 2012 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors, featuring insights on book marketing, self-publishing, and writing. Thank you to all those who provided blog posts for this issue!
Michael Montoure presents Why Are Writers Buying Fake Reviews When Getting Real Ones Is Just Not That Hard? posted at Michael Montoure’s “Bloodletters”.
October 12, 2012
Buying media lists can be expensive, here’s a great way to build one that’s perfect for your market and entirely free!
October 12, 2012
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!
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:
October 10, 2012
Do you know who your audience is? Is your website ready for them? Those are two critical pieces of book marketing that many authors overlook. Learn more about what you need to do to make the most of your marketing in this interview for Your Book As a Business Radio show. You can download the show here: http://charmainehammond.blogspot.ca/2012/10/authors-are-you-making-these-mistakes.html
October 8, 2012
Welcome to the October 8, 2012 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors, featuring insights on book marketing, self-publishing and social media. Thank you to the contributors who provided articles this week!
October 5, 2012
What’s your website done for you today? If your answer is “not much” then maybe it’s time to turn it into a selling machine. Let’s look at what you *must* have in order to go from so-so sales to a website that makes cash registers sing. I mean wouldn’t it be great to be reading this blog from your new condo in Maui?
October 5, 2012
Here is a look back at some of the best book marketing Tweets from the past week, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include why your eBook isn’t selling, using social networking to become a published author, avoiding mistakes when using photos online, and much more. Happy marketing!
* The Biggest Single Mistake: The Rush to Publish Your Book
Take time to do the important things such as lining up reviewers, seeking endorsements, scheduling giveaways – and more – before your book is published:
* Many New Authors Believe That Good Agents Don’t Want First-Timers
However, agents are always looking for new authors with a good story: