The Book Marketing Blog

by Penny Sansevieri
10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Bestseller Lists!
June 9, 2015by: ameeditor

  @bookgal shares 10 things you didn’t know about the #bestseller #lists! Click To Tweet  

Read More


Weekly Wrap-Up – Book Marketing Fun Finds
June 7, 2015by: ameeditor

Here’s a weekly wrap-up of some of Penny’s book marketing events, news, and fun finds! What’s your strategy for meeting writing deadlines? Here are five things that will help from Book Marketing Tools! Looking for more ways to market your audiobooks? Here are Eight Ways to Market Audiobooks as an Indie Author from Wise Ink! Award-winning biography: Begotten with Love: Every Family Has Its Story. Only $0.99 on Amazon through 6/7!! Can any of you indie authors relate? The pros and cons of…

Read More


Re-Release and Reap the Benefits!
June 5, 2015by: ameeditor

        Recently, one of our readers asked a great question: “At what point do you stop marketing a book?” Just like this reader, most authors have older content and books that are taking up virtual shelf space on Amazon. Many authors face similar problems: sagging book sales and the feeling that they’ve exhausted all their options. The good news? It’s never too late to revive an old book! There are now many options to revive, renew, and even re-release a book with…

Read More


Selling on Facebook with Ian Cleary
June 3, 2015by: ameeditor

Do you know about Heyocart, a fun new tool for selling on Facebook? Check out this short clip with Ian Cleary to learn more!   Filmed at Social Media Marketing World

Read More


9 Secrets to Selling More Books!
June 2, 2015by: ameeditor

When so many people are writing books these days, how do you make yours stand out? Here are 9 secrets to help you sell more books! To read Penny’s full article on PR Newswire, click here. 9 Secrets to #sell more #books! Don’t miss the latest from @bookgal on #prnewswire! @prnsmallbiz Click To Tweet

Read More


Video: Keyword Strategies with Joe Pulizzi
May 20, 2015by: ameeditor

If the idea of finding keywords sends your head spinning, check out this short clip of Joe’s talk at Digital Book World on keywords – why they are important and how you can use them for your own work. Done right, keywords can not only help you expand your reach but also help you come up with a variety of topics you may want to write about OR creating really popular book titles. I did this when I was looking…

Read More


Weekly Wrap-Up – Book Marketing Fun Finds!
May 17, 2015by: ameeditor

Here’s a weekly wrap-up of some of Penny’s book marketing events, news, and fun finds! Be sure to avoid the seven deadly story sins from Anne R. Allen’s Blog! Here are 32 Brilliant Things Every Book Lover Needs in their Home from  Mallory McInnis at Buzzed. Penny’s got her eye on #18, the Terracotta Book End Vases! Twitter tips galore in this podcast from Frances Caballo! Check out Born Strong – only $0.99 from 5/15-5/17! Two top-selling authors share their best book launch tips on…

Read More


Weekly Wrap-Up – Book Marketing Fun Finds!
May 10, 2015by: ameeditor

Happy Mother’s Day! Here’s a weekly wrap-up of some of Penny’s book marketing events, news, and fun finds! Check out the May 2015 author earnings report of Amazon’s ebook sales stats here. Want more views for your videos? Of course you do! Find out how here! Shedding light on the ebook market? from Digital Book World. Download Two Hearts ebook for only $0.99 on Amazon from May 8-26. Christian Romance lovers will enjoy this one! Want to double your readers! This is a must read for authors from Write to…

Read More


Best Calls to Action on Facebook
May 7, 2015by: ameeditor

Welcome to the 6th installment of our “Social Media Series.” This week, we’ll focus on the best ways to get attention on Facebook! Best Calls to Action on Facebook According to a report by TrackMaven, there are some interesting ways to grab more attention on Facebook. Using words like “Share” and “Please” can double the amount of engagement you get. Also, posts with seven exclamation points get high engagement as well !!!!!!!. And we hear a lot about hashtags so…

Read More


How to Get 100+ Reviews on Amazon: More Ideas for Getting Reviews. Part 2
May 5, 2015by: ameeditor

Last week we talked about different types of Amazon reviews. This week, let’s discuss more ideas for getting reviews on Amazon! Use Free: Giving away your book can be a great way to drive both sales and reviews. The caveat, though, is that you need to have a letter (like the one I just shared with you) in the back of your book. You need a call to action (CTA) in order to get people to do something – like…

Read More




Page 4 of 96« First...23456...102030...Last »