The Book Marketing Blog

by Penny Sansevieri
AME Blog Carnival: tips and tricks for writers and authors – July 15, 2013
July 15, 2013by: Penny

Welcome to the July 15, 2013 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. We have a great mix of posts on book sales, book marketing, writing and getting published. We hope you find the advice useful. Thank you to all of this week’s contributors! Book Marketing Kimberley Grabas presents Powerful Pictures Perform: How to Create Images That Grab Attention posted at Your Writer Platform, saying, “Images and graphics are an incredibly important tool for capturing your audience’s interest. Like multi-pixel eye-candy for…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of July 8, 2013
July 12, 2013by: Penny

We’re highlighting some of the top tweets that offer marketing and publishing ideas, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include finding the right keywords, using Pinterest effectively, promoting and marketing your blog posts, and more. Best of luck with your marketing efforts! ************** * 10 of the Best Pinterest Boards to Teach You About Marketing If you prefer visual content, you’ll enjoy these boards that also provide useful marketing tips: http://blog.hubspot.com/best-pinterest-boards-about-marketing * 50 Ways to Promote and…

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AME Blog Carnival: tips and tricks for writers and authors – July 8, 2013
July 8, 2013by: Penny

Welcome to the July 8, 2013 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. We’ve got some great tips on book publicity, writing, and getting published. Thank you to all of the contributors! Book Publicity Fiona Ingram presents Word Magic: Articles & Tips for Authors: Best Book Awards for Indie Authors posted at Word Magic: Articles & Tips for Authors, saying, “A good way to get your book noticed is to enter as many book awards contests as possible.” Getting Published W. Terry…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of July 1, 2013
July 5, 2013by: Penny

We’ve got a good mix of marketing and publishing tweets from the past week that offer good advice, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include tools to track brand mentions, how to have successful book launch parties, what authors must know about Google search, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * 5 Ways to Get Readers to Give a Damn About Your Blog You must provide value to your blog readers to get them to come back. Here’s…

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AME Blog Carnival: tips and tricks for writers and authors – July 1, 2013
July 1, 2013by: Penny

Welcome to the July 1, 2013 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. We have a mix of tips on writing and social media for this issue – we hope you enjoy it. Thank you to the contributors. Social Media Amanda @ Writing Cozy Mysteries presents 5 Benefits of Blogging for Writers posted at Writing Cozy Mysteries. Frances Caballo presents Social Media Tips for Writers (And Reluctant Marketers) posted at Social Media Just for Writers, saying, “In this post, I suggest a four-step process that writers…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of June 24, 2013
June 28, 2013by: Penny

Let’s take a look at some of the best tweets from the past week, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include book launch strategies, book covers made with public domain images, the perfect social media posts, and more. Best of luck in your writing, publishing, and marketing efforts! ************** * How to Create Perfect Posts on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+ Learn the strategies that work best on each site. Social networks have different personalities and using…

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AME Blog Carnival: tips and tricks for writers and authors – June 24, 2013
June 24, 2013by: Penny

Welcome to the June 24, 2013 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. We have insights into getting published, promoting your book, and writing in this week’s issue. Thank you to all of the contributors! Karen M Rider presents Light the Twin Flames in the Writing Process | Karen M. Rider posted at Karen M. Rider, saying, “Writing is my passion, you say. You go to the desk regularly. You generate idea after idea. But then, like a candle in the wind,…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of June 17, 2013
June 21, 2013by: Penny

We’re looking back at some top tweets from the past week, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include easy Kindle cover design, why competitive analysis is important, Pinterest how-to, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * The Best Form of Marketing – Promoting Others’ Books Here’s a promotional opportunity that will make you feel good, and your fans will love it: http://mysterywritingismurder.blogspot.com/2013/06/how-to-promote-books-and-win-fans.html * What Writers & Publishers Need To Know About Pinterest Learn the ins and outs of…

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AME Blog Carnival: tips and tricks for writers and authors – June 17, 2013
June 17, 2013by: Penny

Welcome to the June 17, 2013 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. We have some great insights into book marketing and writing this week. Thank you to the contributors! Book Marketing Joel Friedlander presents Author Blogging 101: How Long Should Your Blog Posts Be? posted at The Book Designer, saying, “So, just how long should your blog posts be? It’s a frequently asked question. This article offers some insight.” Writing Chrys Fey presents Topic: Writing A Series posted at Write With…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of June 10, 2013
June 14, 2013by: Penny

Let’s take a look at some top tweets from the past week, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include avoiding book layout mistakes, using SlideShare for promotion, following up with journalists, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * Following up Pitches to Journalists, 3 Mistakes to Avoid If you hear silence after pitching a story about your business, this could be why: http://publicityhound.com/blog/following-up-pitches-to-journalists-3-mistakes-to-avoid.php * Why Writers Should Use SlideShare Have you tried SlideShare? One author found it was…

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