The Book Marketing Blog

by Penny Sansevieri
Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of Feb. 17, 2014
February 21, 2014by: Penny

Get some inspiration from these top book marketing tweets from the past week, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include how Klout can help your marketing, ways your Amazon book description can boost sales, tools for indie authors to find reviewers, and more. Good luck with your marketing! ************** * 3 Clever Ways to Use Images to Promote Your Book This video will show you how you can use images more effectively to market your book: http://denisewakeman.com/online-visibility/images-promote-your-book/…

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AME Blog Carnival: tips and tricks for writers and authors – February 17, 2014
February 17, 2014by: Penny

Welcome to the February 17, 2014 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. We’ve got some great posts on getting published, book marketing, and writing. Thank you to all of the contributors. Book Marketing Kimberley Grabas presents How to Get Reviews For Your Book (Without Begging, Bribing or Resorting to Subterfuge) posted at Your Writer Platform, saying, “So you wrote a book. And it’s truly a thing of beauty. Prose polished to perfection, you’ve lovingly crafted your masterpiece in the stolen moments…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of Feb. 10, 2014
February 14, 2014by: Penny

Check out this collection of book marketing tweets from the past week, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include using Google+ to increase search rankings, promoting your book with a blog, marketing your novel the second time around, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * Want to Get Published? 3 Things to Set Authors on the Path to Success Literary agent Chuck Sambuchino lists two must-do’s, along with one should-do, for aspiring authors: http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/3-things-to-set-you-on-the-path-to-publishing-success * Authors: When is…

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AME Blog Carnival: tips and tricks for writers and authors – February 10, 2014
February 10, 2014by: Penny

Welcome to the February 10, 2014 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. We’ve got posts on writing, self-publishing, social media, and book marketing this issue, and we hope you find some useful ideas! Thank you to all of the contributors. Book Marketing Sarah Bolme presents The Thumbnail Rule posted at Marketing Christian Books, saying, “What works for a good book cover? Find out.” Self-Publishing Erica Verrillo presents 9 Sites Where You Can Get Fabulous Free Photos posted at Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity,…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of Feb. 3, 2014
February 7, 2014by: Penny

Get some marketing ideas and inspiration from this collection of book marketing tweets from the past week, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include using hashtags for SEO, selling to libraries, building a social media plan for your book, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * 3 Online Profiles Every Author Must Have (but not Facebook or Twitter) For instance, are you on Google+? If you’re not, learn why that site is so important: http://glennjmiller.com/2014/3-online-profiles-every-author-must-have/ * How to…

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AME Blog Carnival: tips and tricks for writers and authors – February 3, 2014
February 3, 2014by: Penny

Welcome to the February 3, 2014 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. We have a lot of information in this edition, from book marketing and getting published to self-publishing and social media. Thank you to all of the contributors. Book Marketing Glenn Miller presents The 3 Online Profiles Every Author Must Have (and They’re Not Facebook or Twitter) posted at Glenn Miller. Getting Published Laura Hedgecock presents Is My Writing Good Enough? Self-Doubt and Advocacy posted at Redwoods Society, saying, “This article examines how to…

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AME Blog Carnival: tips and tricks for writers and authors – January 27, 2014
January 27, 2014by: Penny

Welcome to the January 27, 2014 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. We’ve got some insights into book marketing and book design this week. Thank  you to the contributors. Book Marketing Chrys Fey presents Online Marketing Symposium posted at Write With Fey, saying, “Find out what worked and what didn’t work for me while marketing my eBook, Hurricane Crimes. This is part of a blogfest.” Erica Verrillo presents Submitting Your Website to Web Directories posted at Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity, saying, “If…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of Jan. 20, 2014
January 24, 2014by: Penny

We’ve got some great advice from some top book marketing tweets from the past week, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include secrets to a successful blog tour, how to get more book reviews, blog post ideas, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * Seeking a Good Writers’ Conference or Book Festival in 2014? A handy list; this is a great resource so be sure to share it: http://jodierennerediting.blogspot.com/2014/01/writers-conferences-book-festivals-in.html * Amazon Hack: A Quick Tip for More Reviews…

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Amazon Hack: An Easy Way to Make Changes to Your Book
January 21, 2014by: ameeditor

Over the years, authors have told me that they can never seem to reach Amazon. Well now you can. Here’s a simple trick for reaching the Amazon team to help you update your book page, add reviews, change categories, or whatever you need to enhance your book.    

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Crowdfunding Your Book – an interview with PubSlush!
January 20, 2014by: ameeditor

Ready to get some funding for your book? This interview with Amanda Barbara of PubSlush will teach you the ins and outs of crowdfunding a book: What does it take to raise a lot of money? Which books do better in crowdfunding? What does an author need to do to be successful with these types of programs? Can you really make money to support your book promotion? Do you need a book video to entice funding? You’ll learn all of…

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