Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of April 4, 2011

by | Apr 8, 2011 | Book Marketing Basics, Social Media for Authors

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We’ve rounded up some of the top book marketing Tweets during the past week, from bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The range of topics include: getting more traffic to your site, commenting on blogs, finding distribution channels for your book and obtaining book reviews without pitching book reviewers. Good luck on your marketing journey!

* 9 Can’t Miss Twitter Tips for Twitter Beginners

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Twitter can seem intimidating when you first get started, but this handy guide will show you that it’s easy to tweet, RT, DM, @ reply, etc.:

* 7 Ways to Get More Traffic To Your Site

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If you want your site to be more popular, that means you need more visitors. Here are some easy to implement ways to attract readers to your site:

* Nuts & Bolts of Blog Commenting

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If you’ve never tried blog commenting because you weren’t sure how to be successful, this step-by-step post offers valuable insights into what you need to know – before you post any comments:

* How to Get Your Book Reviewed – by Avoiding Book Reviewers

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Book review sites are pretty busy, and while you’re waiting to see what opportunities await there, here are other ways to get reviews online from people who matter:

* Publishing Insiders Wrap-Up: The Dos and Don’ts of Book Distribution

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Publishing your book is only the beginning – now you need to make it available for sale in as many places as possible, on- and offline. Learn how:

* Tips for Writing Effective News Releases for Your Self-Published Book

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Press releases can help your book, when you know how to do them well. Learn how to write a power-packed release:

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