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How to Setup Your Facebook Public Profile (aka Fan Page)

How to Setup Your Facebook Public Profile (aka Fan Page)

As you are probably aware, January is Facebook month at BookBuzzr Book Marketing Technologies Center (BBMTC) and we’re going to be hosting a series of free, live, online events related to marketing your book on Facebook. Some of the biggest names in book marketing will be conducting these sessions and…

Announcing the Winners of the Facebook Fan Page Widget Contest (aka The BookBuzzr Olympics!)

Announcing the Winners of the Facebook Fan Page Widget Contest (aka The BookBuzzr Olympics!)

A few weeks ago, we announced a Facebook Fan Page Widget Contest. Our in-house team evaluated a number of Facebook fan pages created using the BookBuzzr Facebook AuthorPage Widget technology.  This list of fan pages are available in the presentation below. Clicking on the links will take you to the…

How to Market Your Book on Facebook Like a Best Selling Author (Without Spending a Fortune)

How to Market Your Book on Facebook Like a Best Selling Author (Without Spending a Fortune)

Have you ever had a pang of Facebook fan page envy? You know, the kind you feel when you stumble upon a famous author’s fan page, and it looks really nice with lots of shiny little widgets and things to do? And then you move on with a sigh wishing…

How to Be a Best Seller on Amazon: An Interview with Multi-Category Best Selling Author Judy Powell

How to Be a Best Seller on Amazon: An Interview with Multi-Category Best Selling Author Judy Powell

Today we’re pleased to present an interview with best-selling author Judy Powell. Judy came on to our radar when she recently subscribed for a BookBuzzr Author Pro Plus account. We were able to connect with her and request her to do this interview. Judy Powell is a writer and marketing…

Book Review – Amazon Categories Create Best Sellers by Aggie Villanueva

One of the best parts of my job is that I get to review books in the publishing business. Recently, I got a book review opportunity from Aggie Villanueva – an award-winning bestselling fiction & non-fiction author, author publicist, and mobile apps marketer. This short 43 page book is titled…

Why You Should Participate in the Hunger Games Fan Festival on Freado.com

Why You Should Participate in the Hunger Games Fan Festival on Freado.com

The Hunger Games Fan Festival (THGFF) on Freado is an online celebration of the Hunger Games trilogy where fans of the series create quizzes and word games to win free Hunger Games merchandise. It started on April 10th and ends on April 30th 2012. We’re seeing a huge amount of…

Announcing the New Landing Page Widget Technology from BookBuzzr

At BookBuzzr, we’ve been working for over 2 years with thousands of authors with just one goal in mind – get them to find more readers and sell more books through the use of innovative technologies. Our research showed that one of the major challenges an author faces is in…

Why the Amazon KDP Select DOES NOT Affect BookBuzzr Authors

UPDATE – FEB 5, 2012 We’ve received an email from an author who received an email directly from Amazon mentioning that it is okay to put up an excerpt of your book. Specifically, the email says, “You may offer a sample, excerpt or teaser of your KDP Select-enrolled book on…

When Will the eBook Expressway  Explode Sales for Nonfiction  – as It Has for Fiction?

When Will the eBook Expressway Explode Sales for Nonfiction – as It Has for Fiction?

Guest Expert: Laurel Marshfield eBook Writer In the mid-1960s, the Beatles recorded “Paperback Writer,” a song that could be said to mirror the controlled frenzy currently surrounding eBooks. Why so? With its good-natured satire, the song lends a soundtrack to the hopes that many authors have for this new publishing…

Do the Number of Facebook Fans on Your Fan Page Matter?

An author recently asked the following question on the BookBuzzr Pro Authors Forum: What kind of impact does the number of Facebook fans have on your book sales? To answer this question let’s do a thought experiment: Consider two authors of the same genre, both of whom are equally unknown…

Conducting a Virtual Book Tour for Your eBook: The Secret for Getting your eBook Seen by Thousands of New Readers!

Conducting a Virtual Book Tour for Your eBook: The Secret for Getting your eBook Seen by Thousands of New Readers!

Guest Expert: D’vorah Lansky, M.Ed. and Author of Book Marketing Made Easy: Simple Strategies for Selling Your Nonfiction Book Online. You may be familiar with the concept of a traditional book tour. This is where the author travels from city to city, or state to state, signing books and doing…

Kindle Direct Publishing: The KDP Select Program from Amazon

Kindle Direct Publishing: The KDP Select Program from Amazon

Guest Expert: Michelle Hughes As an exclusive Amazon user I was very interested in the debut kdp Select program that was unveiled this month. This program boasted of allowing authors the opportunity to distribute books through the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, earn royalties from a new source, promote their books…

Amazon Still Deleting Books and Reviews Inexplicably. Or is There an Explanation?

Amazon Still Deleting Books and Reviews Inexplicably. Or is There an Explanation?

Guest Expert: Aggie Villanueva Are We Unintentionally in Violation? Are Amazon book and review deletions actually inexplicable? I’ve been following the controversy about Amazon deleting thousands of book reviews, even authors’ entire books, with no explanation to them other than that they are in violation of Amazon rules. See Reviews…

Resolutions: Tis the Season for Supporting the Industry

Expert: Carolyn Howard-Johnson Aha! It is resolution time! I’d love to give authors advice on setting goals for the New Year. Here’s the thing: I’ve done that and—in the doing of it—realize that no one author can help another set goals because each author and each title is so different.…

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