The Book Marketing Blog

by Penny Sansevieri
Sell More Books on Amazon! Tip #4: Promote that eBook!
July 28, 2015by: ameeditor

If you’ve got an eBook promotion coming up, here are some great places to list your eBook for free or paid promos. Want to know more about promoting your eBook? Check out our eBook guides:  Your eBook Deal How-To Guide! and Your eBook Deal How-To Guide: Twitter and Hashtags.     Ereader News Today: http://www.ereadernewstoday.com/     Kindle Nation: http://kindlenationdaily.com/     Pixel of Ink: http://www.pixelofink.com     Inspired Reads: http://www.inspiredreads.com     Ignite Your Book: http://igniteyourbook.com/     BookGorilla: http://bookgorilla.com/     GoodKindles: http://www.goodkindles.net/ Sell More #books on #amazontip: thank #bookreviewers…

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Weekly Wrap-Up – Book Marketing Fun Finds!
July 26, 2015by: ameeditor

Here’s a weekly wrap-up of some of Penny’s book marketing events, news, and fun finds! We hope you’re all enjoying the summer season! Join Penny and Joel Friedlander onJuly 27 at 1pm PST for a live FREE WEBINAR. Claim your spot now & get discovered on Amazon!!!! The 4 Most Fun Ways to (Actually!) Overcome Writers Block from Wise Ink. Want to start writing a book? A Peek Inside One Writer’s Process from The Write Life. Or, do you need to finish writing your book? Read…

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Weekly Wrap-Up: Book Marketing Fun Finds!
July 5, 2015by: ameeditor

  We hope you all enjoyed a healthy and happy Independence Day! The world’s 57 Largest Book Publishers in 2015 from Publisher’s Weekly. Are you leveraging news for your book or business? Here, Penny recommends Ten Ways to Use Breaking News to Build Buzz for Your Book, Product or Business. Announcement! Smashwords now Allows “Assetless” Pre-Orders. $0.99 until 7/6 only on Amazon! Lutheran Reformation eBook Where Christ is Present! Want to learn about self publishing from the experts (and eat pizza!)? Join Penny…

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Weekly Wrap-Up – Book Marketing Fun Finds!
June 28, 2015by: ameeditor

Here’s a weekly wrap-up of some of Penny’s book marketing events, news, and fun finds! Promoting your book on a budget? Check out Bookbaby Blog’s 20 Thrifty Ways to Get Your Writing Out There. Only six months until Christmas! Don’t miss my tips on Getting a Head Start on Holiday Sales! Want to write a novel? Here are 6 bad reasons (and 6 good reasons!) to write one from Anne R. Allen. Now through July 6th – mystery ebook Killer Wedding Cake by…

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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…

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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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