The Book Marketing Blog

by Penny Sansevieri
Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of February 9, 2015
February 14, 2015by: Penny

We’ve got some great tips for you from these book marketing and publishing industry tweets, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include getting more out of Twitter, keeping inspired to write, handling bad book reviews, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * Be Traditionally Published or be Damned? Being a self-published author means you’ve survived the gauntlet of publishing to get your book out to the world: http://nadinematheson.com/2015/01/27/be-traditionally-publish-or-be-damned/ * How to Handle Bad Book Reviews For starters, develop…

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AME Blog Carnival: Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors – February 9, 2015
February 9, 2015by: Penny

Welcome to Author Marketing Experts’ Blog Carnival. We thank this week’s contributors for their pieces on writing, getting published, book marketing, self-publishing, and social media. Self-Publishing Hazel Longuet submitted 20 Writing Tips: This Week’s Most Popular Articles On Writing posted at Novel Experience, saying, “Every Monday I do a round-up of the previous week’s top 20 articles on writing, self-publishing and book promotion as buzzed up by the actions of my 7k social media followers – comprising of primarily published…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of January 26, 2015
January 31, 2015by: Penny

Get some useful tips from these book marketing and publishing industry tweets to guide you, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include planning a successful book event, setting writing goals, dealing with plagiarized articles, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * 5 Ways to Sell More Books on Amazon These tips include ideas you may not have tried – such as having buyers of your book on Amazon buy books in the same basket. Here’s why that works:…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of January 19, 2015
January 24, 2015by: Penny

Here’s a look at some useful book marketing and publishing industry tweets to guide you, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include how to get reviews, the importance of a great author headshot, an indie author guide to Twitter, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * 39 Ways to Get More Social Media Followers  Flummoxed by the idea of getting more followers? These steps will help you as long as you apply them consistently: http://www.inc.com/jayson-demers/39-ways-to-get-more-social-media-followers.html * 5 Ways to…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of January 12, 2015
January 16, 2015by: Penny

Get informed and inspired with these book marketing and publishing industry tweets to guide you, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include Twitter tips for better social media content, how to make your book marketing easier, handling missing or rejected Amazon reviews, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * How to Handle Missing or Rejected Reviews on Amazon One author found her Amazon reviews when missing, and she contacted the etailer to learn why. She also has advice…

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AME Blog Carnival: Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors – January 12, 2015
January 12, 2015by: Penny

Welcome to Author Marketing Experts’ Blog Carnival. This week features posts on social media, book marketing, writing, and getting published. Thank you to all of the contributors. Social Media Frances Caballo submitted The New Facebook Ban Authors Need to Know About posted at Social Media Just For Writers, saying, “Facebook implemented a new policy that will downgrade Facebook posts that are purely promotional. This blog post explains the “ban” and explains why it won’t affect Indie Authors’ book marketing plans.”…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of January 5, 2015
January 9, 2015by: Penny

Happy New Year! We’ve rounded up some top book marketing tweets to guide you, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include how authors are using Instagram, building a following on social media, publishing predictions for 2015, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * Smashwords’ Mark Coker Shares 2015 Publishing Predictions The publishing landscape is rapidly changing, and Coker has some interesting comments about where things are heading. He believes it’s still early in the ebook self-publishing revolution: http://blog.smashwords.com/2014/12/2015-book-publishing-industry.html…

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AME Blog Carnival: Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors – January 5, 2015
January 5, 2015by: Penny

Welcome to Author Marketing Experts’ Blog Carnival. This week features posts on getting published, book marketing, self-publishing, and writing. Thank you to all of the contributors, and Happy New Year! Getting Published Erica Verrillo submitted 10 Writing Contests in January 2015 – No Entry Fee posted at Publishing… And Other Forms of Insanity, saying, “Writers should enter writing contests at every given opportunity. Agents and editors take note of who wins writing awards, and it’s a tremendous lift to your…

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AME Blog Carnival: Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors – December 22, 2014
December 22, 2014by: Penny

Welcome to Author Marketing Experts’ Blog Carnival. This week features posts on writing, self-publishing, and book marketing. Thank you to all of the contributors, and Happy Holidays! Self-Publishing Michelle Lowery submitted Pushing Past the Fear and Publishing a Book posted at Michelle Lowery, saying, “It’s about putting fear aside to pursue my dream of being a published author, and how with self-publishing opportunities, there are no more excuses for not doing it. I wrote it about my own experience, but…

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Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of December 15, 2014
December 19, 2014by: Penny

Prepare for the New Year with insights from these top book marketing tweets to guide you, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include creating a marketing plan, pitching to book reviewers, strengthening your social media marketing, and more. Happy marketing! ************** * 26 Tips to Strengthen Your Social Media Marketing Change is good, and with a new year around the corner, it’s time to examine your social media marketing and make improvements: http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/26-tips-strengthen-social-media-marketing/ * 6 Ways to…

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