The Book Marketing Blog

by Penny Sansevieri
Check out the NEW Book Marketing Expert Newsletter!
April 23, 2015by: ameeditor

Don’t miss the chance to sign up for the new-and-improved Book Marketing Expert Newsletter! Over at Author Marketing Experts, we’ve been working hard on revamping the newsletter, and we think you’ll love it. We’ve shortened it up while adding more quick tips, more opportunities for authors, and color! If you haven’t opened an edition in a while, now’s the time to give us another shot! And if you’re not yet subscribed, be sure to sign up here!

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How to Use the Ask the Author Feature
April 22, 2015by: ameeditor

  Ask the Author is a very cool feature on Goodreads but are you using it the right way? Patrick Brown of Goodreads takes us through how best to use it for maximum impact and exposure! Check out this video on Penny’s YouTube channel! Check out this #goodreads video tip for #bookmarketing! Click To Tweet

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Goodreads Giveaway: Tips for mastering this promotional tool!
April 20, 2015by: ameeditor

  Learn how to maximize the Goodreads giveaway with this video on Penny’s YouTube channel. If you’ve ever done a Goodreads giveaway of your book you know that it’s a great tool to help you get the word out. But are you using it right? Patrick Brown of Goodreads takes you through some simple but powerful tips for getting more out of each giveaway you do!   Master #goodreads giveaway with these video tips Click To Tweet

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Facebook Frenzy!
April 2, 2015by: ameeditor

Welcome to our April “Social Media Series.” This month, we’ll focus on why it’s  critical to use social media to publicize your book, and how to increase your book promotion with social media tips. Facebook Frenzy – are you using Facebook to market your book? If not, you certainly should be. Check out these important Facebook stats and tips on the best time to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn!                  …

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Throwback Thursday: Do You Want Fries With That?
March 19, 2015by: ameeditor

It’s hard to believe our blog has been live and active for TEN YEARS now. Wow! Over the past decade, we have shared a ton of content and hopefully you have found it helpful and maybe you’ve even learned a thing or two. Do you ever go back and browse old blog content? Old doesn’t always mean outdated. If you haven’t already, check out my post over at Future of Ink titled Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose: 20 Ways To Maximize Existing Content…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of March 9, 2015
March 14, 2015by: Penny

Ramp up your book promotion with these book marketing and publishing industry tweets, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include blogging and social media mistakes to avoid, how to repurpose content, tips to run your own virtual book tour, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * 10 Ways to Get Your Book “Review Ready” Always start with a professional editor. And get a really good book cover: http://www.selfpublishingreview.com/2015/01/ten-ways-to-get-your-book-review-ready/ * Major Blogging and Social Media Mistakes to Avoid It’s…

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AME Blog Carnival: Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors – March 9, 2015
March 9, 2015by: Penny

Welcome to Author Marketing Experts’ Blog Carnival. This week we have guest posts on self-publishing, and writing. Thank you to all of our contributors. Writing Sarah Bolme submitted Important Information for Christian Authors posted at Marketing Christian Books, saying, “Do you finish every book you start to read? Many people don’t. I once saw a statistic that said that most people only read about half of a nonfiction book.” Hazel Longuet submitted How I improved my writing productivity by 100%…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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