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  

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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…

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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…

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Weekly Wrap-Up – Book Marketing Fun Finds!
May 31, 2015by: ameeditor

  Here’s a weekly wrap-up of some of Penny’s book marketing events, news, and fun finds! Do you want an author empire? Here’s how to build one! from our friend Frances Caballo. Want to find the “zen of organized writing” and how to “capture your ideas like Roald Dahl…” don’t miss this piece from Write to Done. New on NetGalley, the must-read memoir Things We Lost in the Night! 2015 Indie Book Award Winners Announced: big congratulations! Great author tips on how to deliver…

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Back to Basics 6 – Different Ways to Publish
May 29, 2015by: ameeditor

This spring, let’s go back to basics and focus on Publishing, more specifically, how you can Get Published Today. Earlier this week, Penny discussed new ways to find a publisher, Today, Penny will give us more information on different ways to publish your book! As you know, there are many ways to publish a book. And it’s important to define which type of publishing is right for you and your book. Self-Publishing: Print-on-Demand: print on demand is a way to…

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Get More Views for Your Videos on Instagram with Chalene Johnson
May 27, 2015by: ameeditor

Instagram is a fun tool for promoting your book but even better: it’s a great site to upload quick, short, and informative videos. Check out this short clip with Chalene Johnson – filmed at Social Media Marketing World! @ChaleneJohnson explains how to get more #video views on #instagram! Click To Tweet Use #Instagram to increase #your #video views and promote your #book!! Click To Tweet We’re so excited about BEA, starting TODAY at the Javits Center in New York City!

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Back to Basics 5 – Keeping Tabs Online
May 26, 2015by: ameeditor

This spring, let’s go back to basics and focus on Publishing, more specifically, how you can Get Published Today. Earlier this week, Penny talked about how to determine the best time to publish your book and said that marketing “is all about joining the conversation” – to be successful in that conversation, you must keep an eye on the road to know what’s happening. Today, Penny will give us the basics on how to keep tabs on what people are…

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Weekly Wrap-Up – Book Marketing Fun Finds!
May 24, 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 Memorial Day and honor those who’ve sacrificed on our behalf. Don’t miss this great romance and historical fiction book Fleeing Cat Spring – only $0.99 on Amazon from 5/22 to 6/1. Get your copy now! Penny’s book tour is over – thanks to everyone who took part in the book tour! Who wants NINE secrets to help you sell more books?! Find out what…

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Back to Basics 4 – Determining the Best Time to Publish
May 22, 2015by: ameeditor

This spring, let’s go back to basics and focus on Publishing, more specifically, how you can Get Published Today. This week, Penny will give us the basics on how to determine the best time to publish your book! The plotting and planning of your book will include a good many things. Often, the launch date is just determined by one simple factor: the book is finally done. But the launch of a book is perhaps the most important aspect to…

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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…

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