The Book Marketing Blog

by Penny Sansevieri
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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Getting a Head Start on Holiday Sales
June 26, 2015by: ameeditor

Most authors I work with do, at some point, have their eye on holiday sales. The problem is that they often start on this a bit too late. You may have seen the “Christmas in July” ads and while these advertisements may seem a bit corny and perhaps a bit ill-timed they are anything but. In fact, if you want to get yourself and your book ready, there’s no better time than July to do just that. Why? Well, maybe…

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Create Headlines that Spark Engagement!
June 24, 2015by: ameeditor

If you’re wondering why your Facebook posts or Blog posts aren’t attracting enough attention maybe your headline needs to be stronger? If you need some headline help, head on over to the Headline Analyzer from CoSchedule. You can also download their “power words” cheat sheet, which is really helpful for creating great headlines! Are your #headlines sparking #engagement? Check out #headline #marketing #tips from @bookgal! Click To Tweet

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Is Social Media Killing Your Business? 8 Ways to Make Sure You’re Making the Most of Social Media’s Potential
June 23, 2015by: ameeditor

Did you see Penny’s latest article on PR Newswire? Don’t miss her tips on how to help you manage social media! Is #socialmedia killing your business? Make the most of it with these tips from @bookgal on… Click To Tweet 8 ways to make the most of #socialmedia for your #business on #prnewswire! Click To Tweet

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Weekly Wrap-Up – Book Marketing Fun Finds!
June 21, 2015by: ameeditor

Here’s a weekly wrap-up of some of Penny’s book marketing events, news, and fun finds! Happy Father’s Day! Looking for balance on social media? Check out my recent PR Toolkit post on 8 ways to manage your efforts. Support fellow writers with reviews from The Writing Life. Thanks to Terry Whalin for mentioning me! Free ebook until 6/24 only on Amazon! Mystery thriller by Nick Chiarkas: Weepers. 7 Ways to Be Insanely Creative on Demand from Write to Done. I especially love number 7! Missed out on going…

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Great Reads in Honor of Father’s Day!
June 19, 2015by: ameeditor

Happy Father’s Day! In honor of Father’s Day (this Sunday, June 21st – don’t forget!), check out this article: “The Top Ten Father Figures in Literature: Great Reads for Father’s Day!” Happy Father’s Day from @bookgal!! Click To Tweet Celebrate your #father with great #reads for #fathersday! Click To Tweet

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Six Fun Ways to Use the New Facebook Video to Create More Engagement!
June 17, 2015by: ameeditor

Inspire: Do you have a fun, inspirational message you could share with your followers? People love inspiration and the video doesn’t have to be long. In fact just one quick tip or idea to get folks going could be 1 minute or less! Educate: Think Twitter for video. Drop one, short, impactful tip for your followers. You could do a series of these! Entertain: For a lot of the children’s book authors we work with this could be a lot…

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7 Things to do Before, During, and Right After a Networking Event
June 16, 2015by: ameeditor

  Make the most of your next #networking event with these #tips from @bookgal! Click To Tweet Got #business #cards? @bookgal helps you make the most of your next #networking event! Click To Tweet

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Weekly Wrap-Up – Book Marketing Fun Finds!
June 14, 2015by: ameeditor

Here’s a weekly wrap-up of some of Penny’s book marketing events, news, and fun finds!  We wish you all a Happy Flag Day! Check out these five free “must use” tech tools for ebook authors! Want to Succeed in self publishing? Don’t miss these tips from an indie author via Publishers Weekly. Interesting Ebook stats from Digital Book World. Today’s the last day to get Visual Project Management for only $0.99 on Amazon! Just in time for summer: 66 bookstores on Route 66! What is…

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Facebook Offers!
June 12, 2015by: ameeditor

Of all of the things that Facebook has recently launched for Fan Pages, this is one that I think I love the most. Why? Because it allows you to share a special “something” with your followers. Let me give you an example. So we did a Facebook offer sharing our Amazon Optimization Checklist where we offered a checklist for free, though we did get sign ups for it which helped to build our mailing list. So what we do in…

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