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TGIF Book Marketing Tips: Publicity is FREE: 15 Commandments for Getting In on the Ride

Guest Expert: Carolyn Howard-Johnson An Excerpt from THE FRUGAL BOOK PROMOTER: HOW TO DO WHAT YOUR PUBLISHER WON’T A huge retailer once said that advertising works, we just don’t know how, why, or where it works best. What we do know is that advertising’s less mysterious cousin, publicity, works even…

TGIF Book Marketing Tips: Create a Facebook Page for Your Book

You Can Create a Facebook (Business) Page for Your Book Guest Expert: Phyllis Zimbler Miller Facebook has made a lot of changes since Phyllis shared this post. You can read her updated post on Creating Facebook Pages here. You are probably already on Facebook (along with 500 million people around…

Mid-Week Book Marketing Tips: 10 Ways to Market a Book on Facebook

Mid-Week Book Marketing Tips: 10 Ways to Market a Book on Facebook

Guest Expert: Breana Orland The face in Facebook has changed dramatically over the last five years. No longer is it a meeting ground for fresh-faced college students. Facebook has become a one-stop virtual home for friends, families and businesses to inform and learn about life outside the confines of the…

TGIF Book Marketing Tips: Book Authors Need a Dedicated Website for Their Books

Guest Expert: Phyllis Zimbler Miller Thanks to the online marketing opportunities made available by the Internet, authors with little or no marketing budgets can level the playing field with authors who have huge marketing budgets. Yet before authors can truly take advantage of online marketing opportunities, these authors need a…

TGIF Book Marketing Tips: Recommended Reading, Listening and Help for Writers – Part 2

From The Frugal Editor Guest Expert: Carolyn Howard-Johnson Last month in Recommended Reading, Listening and Help for Writers – Part 1 we discussed some of the people and sources for Editing, Grammar and Style, Websites, Craft and Custom Dictionaries. This week Carolyn has some more sources and people to share with…

TGIF Book Marketing Tips: Effectively Using Twitter to Promote Your Book

Guest Expert: Phyllis Zimbler Miller One of the extra perks of having your book featured on BookBuzzr is that BookBuzzr community manager Freya tweets achievements and news about you and your book to over 10,000 followers. But if you yourself are not on Twitter, you’re losing out on optimizing the…

TGIF Book Marketing Tips: Recommended Reading, Listening and Help for Writers

From The Frugal Editor Guest Expert: Carolyn Howard-Johnson When we’re learning something new we may need a real, honest-to-goodness college- type reading list so that we’re aware of every aspect of the new subject we’re learning. It’s especially important for people entering into the publishing industry because there is much…

Announcing the Release of a Faster, Lighter BookBuzzr Book Widget

We’re pleased to announce the release of a faster, lighter BookBuzzr Book Widget. You will notice that the Book Widget loads with just one “Loading” message (earlier there were two messages.) The load time is also lesser. If you’re an existing author, you don’t need to do anything. Just take…

Book Marketing Mondays: Innovative Marketing Techniques Sells Books

The New Decade: Innovative Marketing Techniques Sells Books Guest Expert: Jo-Anne Vandermeulen The New Decade: Innovative Marketing Techniques will dictate which producer will meet their ultimate goal and sell their products. For you to conquer all obstacles you will need to: 1.) Accept the changes in today’s marketing cyber-world. 2.)…

TGIF Book Marketing Tips: Your Stepping Stones to Credibility

TV and Radio: Your Stepping Stones to Credibility An Excerpt from The Frugal Book Promoter: How to Do What Your Publisher Won’t Guest Expert: Carolyn Howard-Johnson Building your on-air repertoire is like building a cinder block wall. You’re the mason; you use your first appearance as a foundation to mortar…

Mid-Week Book Marketing Tips: Interview with Book Marketing Expert – John Kremer

Mid-Week Book Marketing Tips: Interview with Book Marketing Expert – John Kremer

John Kremer is a book marketing veteran and the author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Book. His website offers plenty of free book-marketing tips. We’re pleased to interview John Kremer for the BookBuzzr blog today. BookBuzzr: On your website – http://www.bookmarket.com – you have an entire section devoted to explaining the importance of having a good…

Mid-Week Book Marketing Tips: Never Give Up, and Always Get Your Name Out

Mid-Week Book Marketing Tips: Never Give Up, and Always Get Your Name Out

Publicity Tips for Authors By Pam Lontos So you have finished your masterpiece, you’ve found your press; you’ve lined up a distributor, and then what? Where do you start? How do you differentiate yourself and your book from all of the others available via online booksellers or on bookstore shelves?…