The Book Marketing Blog

by Penny Sansevieri
Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of January 12, 2015
January 16, 2015by: Penny

Get informed and inspired with these book marketing and publishing industry tweets to guide you, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include Twitter tips for better social media content, how to make your book marketing easier, handling missing or rejected Amazon reviews, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * How to Handle Missing or Rejected Reviews on Amazon One author found her Amazon reviews when missing, and she contacted the etailer to learn why. She also has advice…

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AME Blog Carnival: Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors – January 12, 2015
January 12, 2015by: Penny

Welcome to Author Marketing Experts’ Blog Carnival. This week features posts on social media, book marketing, writing, and getting published. Thank you to all of the contributors. Social Media Frances Caballo submitted The New Facebook Ban Authors Need to Know About posted at Social Media Just For Writers, saying, “Facebook implemented a new policy that will downgrade Facebook posts that are purely promotional. This blog post explains the “ban” and explains why it won’t affect Indie Authors’ book marketing plans.”…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of January 5, 2015
January 9, 2015by: Penny

Happy New Year! We’ve rounded up some top book marketing tweets to guide you, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include how authors are using Instagram, building a following on social media, publishing predictions for 2015, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * Smashwords’ Mark Coker Shares 2015 Publishing Predictions The publishing landscape is rapidly changing, and Coker has some interesting comments about where things are heading. He believes it’s still early in the ebook self-publishing revolution: http://blog.smashwords.com/2014/12/2015-book-publishing-industry.html…

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AME Blog Carnival: Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors – January 5, 2015
January 5, 2015by: Penny

Welcome to Author Marketing Experts’ Blog Carnival. This week features posts on getting published, book marketing, self-publishing, and writing. Thank you to all of the contributors, and Happy New Year! Getting Published Erica Verrillo submitted 10 Writing Contests in January 2015 – No Entry Fee posted at Publishing… And Other Forms of Insanity, saying, “Writers should enter writing contests at every given opportunity. Agents and editors take note of who wins writing awards, and it’s a tremendous lift to your…

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AME Blog Carnival: Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors – December 22, 2014
December 22, 2014by: Penny

Welcome to Author Marketing Experts’ Blog Carnival. This week features posts on writing, self-publishing, and book marketing. Thank you to all of the contributors, and Happy Holidays! Self-Publishing Michelle Lowery submitted Pushing Past the Fear and Publishing a Book posted at Michelle Lowery, saying, “It’s about putting fear aside to pursue my dream of being a published author, and how with self-publishing opportunities, there are no more excuses for not doing it. I wrote it about my own experience, but…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of December 15, 2014
December 19, 2014by: Penny

Prepare for the New Year with insights from these top book marketing tweets to guide you, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include creating a marketing plan, pitching to book reviewers, strengthening your social media marketing, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * 26 Tips to Strengthen Your Social Media Marketing Change is good, and with a new year around the corner, it’s time to examine your social media marketing and make improvements: http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/26-tips-strengthen-social-media-marketing/ * 6 Ways to…

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AME Blog Carnival: Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors – December 15, 2014
December 15, 2014by: Penny

Welcome to Author Marketing Experts’ Blog Carnival. This week features posts on writing and getting published. Thank you to all of the contributors! Writing Hazel Longuet submitted Gifts for Writers and Authors posted at A Novel Experience, saying, “Perfect Christmas Gifts For Writers and Authors. Trying to find the perfect present for people can be a trial and no-one wants to waste money on an unappreciated gift. Well luckily for you I’ve done all the heavy lifting and found a…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of December 8, 2014
December 12, 2014by: Penny

Here’s a rundown of some top book marketing tweets to guide you, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include why rushing kills good books, whether hiring help or going the DIY route makes more sense for authors, working with book bloggers, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * How Can Authors Stand Out on Social Media? It may seem like social media consists of a lot of noise and little useful info. But you can use social media…

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AME Blog Carnival: Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors – December 8, 2014
December 8, 2014by: Penny

Welcome to Author Marketing Experts’ Blog Carnival. This week features posts on social media, and book marketing, that we hope you’ll enjoy. Thank you to all of the contributors! Book Marketing Sarah Bolme submitted Visibility posted at Marketing Christian Books, saying, “Without contacts or glasses, my visibility is really poor. I can’t read things on my computer screen from a normal distance without these visual aids. Without visual aids, what I see on my computer screen is still visible, just…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of December 1, 2014
December 5, 2014by: Penny

Gain some great advice and ideas from these book marketing tweets to guide you, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include 15 reading and writing communities to find readers, 6 ways to jump on holiday sales, a writer’s guide to mental health, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * 6 Ways to Jump on Holiday Sales You’ve still got a chance to get some sales for the holidays: http://writersinthestormblog.com/2014/11/6-ways-to-jump-on-holiday-book-sales/ * What Authors Should Know About Amazon Book Categories…

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