Best of the Web Book Marketing Tips for the Week of June 4, 2012

by | Jun 8, 2012 | Book Marketing Basics, Social Media for Authors

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We’re taking a look back at some of the best book marketing Tweets, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include why authors shouldn’t respond to bad reviews, how to turn blog posts into books, ‘bad habits’ of successful authors, and much more. Happy marketing!


* Authors: Why You Shouldn’t Respond to Bad Book Reviews 

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No matter what, don’t respond; you’ll only hurt your reputation. Here’s why:

* Self-Promotion or, Warning: Being a Published Author Means You are Entering a Whine-Free Zone

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Guess what? All authors, regardless of how they are published, are responsible for most of their promotion:

* 7 Ways to Mine Blog Posts into Publishable Gold

If you blog regularly, your blog is full of content – content that can become a book, or part of a book:

* So You Want to Write a Book? 

An author shares his tips for how to get your book published – and his advice applies to all authors:

* How To Sell Your Self-Published Book in Bookstores

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Learn how you can sell your book at some independent bookstores around the country:

* 7 Bad Habits of Successful Authors

Being impatient, panic-stricken and thin-skinned – can that really help? An agent weighs in:

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