The Book Marketing Blog

by Penny Sansevieri
Quick Guide: Becoming a Power User on Goodreads
August 12, 2013by: ameeditor

If you’re ready to kick your marketing and book sales into high gear, have you considered doing some promotion on Goodreads? If you’ve been on Goodreads for a while and aren’t sure where to start or what’s most effective, or if you’re new to the site, you’ll love this quick, helpful video packed with tons of quick start tips!       Share this Goodreads guide – Click to Tweet

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AME Blog Carnival: tips and tricks for writers and authors – August 12, 2013
August 12, 2013by: Penny

Welcome to the August 12, 2013 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. We’ve got some great book promotion and writing tips in this issue. Thank you to all of the contributors! Book Marketing Joel Friedlander presents What J.K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith Can Teach Us About Author Platform posted at The Book Designer, saying, “Was it the complete absence of any platform for Robert Galbraith that held back sales of The Cuckoo’s Calling?” Kimberley Grabas presents 71 Ways to…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of Aug. 5, 2013
August 9, 2013by: Penny

We’ve rounded up some top book marketing tweets, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include the costs of self-publishing a book, tools for sharing content online, 50 sites for indie and self-published authors, and more. Best of luck with your marketing and promotion! ************** * 7 Reasons Why Social Media Isn’t Growing Your Fiction Readership (And What to Do) If you’ve reached the conclusion that social media is a waste of time for your fiction book, take…

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AME Blog Carnival: tips and tricks for writers and authors – August 5, 2013
August 5, 2013by: Penny

Welcome to the August 5, 2013 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. We’ve got insights into getting published, writing, and book publicity this issue. Thank you to all of the contributors! Book Publicity Brian Daniel Young presents Audiobooks: Top 7 Reasons to Create an Audiobook Today posted at Business and Sports Articles Blog – Cerilene.com. Getting Published Susan Spann presents Paying it Forward – by Susan Spann posted at KerrySchafer.com, saying, “One of the most-overlooked benefits of publication is the chance to “pay it…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of July 29, 2013
August 2, 2013by: Penny

Get caught up with some top tweets offering great tips, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include using Pinterest to increase rank, building a Facebook audience from scratch, marketing with hashtags, and more. Best of luck with your marketing and promotion! ************** * Three Strategic Ways to Use Hashtags for Marketing Hashtags are a great promotional tool – when used correctly and strategically. Learn what to avoid: http://socialmediatoday.com/rohitbhargava/1616156/hashtags-marketing-3-strategic-tips * How Twitter Lists Can Help Build Your Network…

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Must do: Gmail hack … Are your emails getting read?
July 30, 2013by: ameeditor

Gmail has recently made some significant changes. Make sure your emails are getting through. If you have emails you’re sending to potential clients, sales or promo materials they may be getting lost in the new Gmail system. Here’s a quick video with an easy and simple Gmail hack! Feel free to share this with your users, too! Share Are your emails getting read? – Click to Tweet

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AME Blog Carnival: tips and tricks for writers and authors – July 29, 2013
July 29, 2013by: Penny

Welcome to the July 29, 2013 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. This week’s posts include insights on social media, getting published, and writing. We hope you find the tips useful. Thank you to all of the contributors! Book Sales Sarah Bolme presents Prediction for eBooks posted at Marketing Christian Books. Getting Published Roy Pickering presents A Line A Day: Handling Rejection for Dummies…I Mean Writers posted at A Line A Day, saying, “My words of encouragement to other writers and words of inspiration by…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of July 22, 2013
July 26, 2013by: Penny

Get the latest in book marketing with these tips, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include Facebook etiquette tips, self-publishing answers, how to fix your marketing, and more. Best of luck with your marketing and promotion! ************** * How to Optimize Your Twitter Bio People love to use Twitter’s search function. Is your bio ready to be found? http://socialmediatoday.com/stephaniefrasco/1601571/how-optimize-your-twitter-bio-gain-more-followers   * 7 Things to Understand Before Traditionally Publishing Your Book For starters, you need to have the…

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AME Blog Carnival: tips and tricks for writers and authors – July 22, 2013
July 22, 2013by: Penny

Welcome to the July 22, 2013 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. We’ve got insights into book marketing, book sales, and writing this week. We hope you find the posts useful, and thank you to all of the contributors! Book Marketing Sarah Bolme presents What Do You Do? posted at Marketing Christian Books. Kimberley Grabas presents How To Target an Audience (And Avoid Book Launch Flop) posted at Your Writer Platform, saying, “One of the biggest mistakes writers make as fledgling authorpreneurs is believing that…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of July 15, 2013
July 19, 2013by: Penny

Need inspiration? These tweets offer marketing and publishing ideas, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include why you must become an authority, what social media can do for you, the difference between an influencer and a book reviewer, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * How to Become an Authority and Why It Will Soon Matter to Google and Your SEO Learn how to become an authority in your niche to you get more exposure: http://socialmediatoday.com/amanda-disilvestro/1588871/how-become-authority-and-why-it-will-soon-matter-google-and-your-seo * How…

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