The Book Marketing Blog

by Penny Sansevieri
Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of March 2, 2015
March 7, 2015by: Penny

There’s so much to learn and do for book promotion. Educate yourself with these book marketing and publishing industry tweets, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include a simple way to sell more books, social media tips for authors, the top 10 things authors must know about Amazon, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * The Top 10 Things All Authors Should Know About Amazon Amazon’s algorithms work in interesting ways. Here’s a breakdown on how scarcity, sales,…

Read More


Understanding Book Awards and Contests
March 6, 2015by: ameeditor

Have you ever considered entering your book into a contest? Perhaps you’ve wondered what a book award could do for you? Book awards are often a great way to gain recognition for your book, and also it’s a great way to get feedback. Check out our helpful infographic and guide to understanding book awards and contests. Wishing you success! Share this article with these tweetables: Understanding #book awards and contests via @bookgal Click To Tweet Want to know what a book…

Read More


Creating Powerful Content That Will Help You Sell Books: Tip #45 of 52 Ways to Market Your Book
March 3, 2015by: ameeditor

Welcome to Tip #45 of our 52 Ways to Market Your Book! I hope you’re enjoying these tips and they are helping you sell more books.  So, ready? Here we go! Creating Powerful Content that will help you sell books These days it’s a must that every marketer create fresh, enticing content. While not everyone uses the term “content,” it still comes down to creating words, tweets, blog post, and whatever content you create, it means extra work for you. How…

Read More


AME Blog Carnival: Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors – March 2, 2015
March 2, 2015by: Penny

Welcome to Author Marketing Experts’ Blog Carnival. This week we have guest posts on getting published, writing, and book publicity. Thank you to all of our contributors. Writing Hazel Longuet submitted This Week’s 20 Most Popular Articles On Writing posted at Novel Experience, saying, “Here are top 20 articles that got most traction from my social media followers last week. They cover the whole gamut (writing, self-publishing, book promotion, author platforms, social media). A collection of great articles from great…

Read More


Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of February 23, 2015
February 28, 2015by: Penny

Let’s take a look at some top book promotion and publishing industry tweets, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include the real reason your book was rejected, how to get good reviews for your books, social media tips for authors, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * 6 Reasons Why Some Books Will Never Be Bestsellers “Why am I not selling books?” is something many authors ask when they don’t see results. If your book isn’t selling, this…

Read More


Your eBook Deal How-To Guide: Twitter and Hashtags
February 26, 2015by: ameeditor

Even if everyone loves free, you can’t just put the book up on Amazon, mark it free, and call it a day. You have to promote it. There are a lot of sites that let you list your book for free (see our post about them here: http://www.amarketingexpert.com/ebook-deal-guide/ ), but during your promotion you should be on sites like Twitter, sending messages using hashtags and pinging other accounts. Below I’ve included both the hashtag suggestions as well as some of the…

Read More


What the Shopping Channels Can Teach Us About Selling: Tip #44 of 52 Ways to Market Your Book
February 24, 2015by: ameeditor

Welcome to Tip #44 of our 52 Ways to Market Your Book! I hope you’re enjoying these tips and they are helping you sell more books. Want the complete book of tips? Get it here! What the Shopping Channels Can Teach Us About Selling Whether we admit it or not, we’ve all watched a home shopping channel, even if we just stopped by for a minute or two while channel surfing. Home shopping channels are big and the two of the…

Read More


AME Blog Carnival: Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors – February 23, 2015
February 23, 2015by: Penny

Welcome to Author Marketing Experts’ Blog Carnival. This week we have guest posts on writing, self-publishing, and book marketing. Thank you to all of our contributors. Book Marketing Mayowa Ajisafe submitted Case Study: From Launching Her First Book To Becoming An Amazon Best Seller posted at Authors Crib, saying, “In this episode of the Authors Crib Podcast, we discussed about what happened from A to Z with her book launched and how she walked her way to becoming an Amazon…

Read More


Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of February 16, 2015
February 21, 2015by: Penny

Get some marketing mojo from these book promotion and publishing industry tweets, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include choosing Kindle keywords, finding revenue streams, using Amazon reviews to sell more books, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * Authorpreneurship: To Succeed, Authors Must Be More Businesslike Than Ever What does this entail? Authors need to think strategically about their brand and how to market themselves and their books: http://www.economist.com/news/business/21643124-succeed-these-days-authors-must-be-more-businesslike-ever-authorpreneurship * 33 Revenue Streams For Authors – Even…

Read More


Your Book Signing Checklist!
February 19, 2015by: ameeditor

      So you’ve landed a book signing, congrats! Book signings are a great opportunity to take your exposure to the next level and help build lasting relationships with your readers. These days it isn’t always easy to secure a book signing event, so you want to be sure to make the most of it. The last thing you want to do is show up unprepared. Check out our Book Signing Checklist for everything you need to rock your next…

Read More




Page 7 of 157« First...56789...203040...Last »