The BookBuzzr Newsletter
Hope you're enjoying spring and a burst of creativity!
We have plenty of exciting developments this month including the announcement of a new Easter widget, an improved (and highly addictive) version of the CoverMatcher game, a Kindle prize being given away on Easter and of course, the Hunger Game Festival on Freado!
The Hunger Games Festival on Freado.com (April 10th to April 30th)
The Hunger Games Festival on Freado.com (April 10 to April 30) is an online book festival for fans of the Hunger Games trilogy with over 30 prizes to be won in 21 days. We hope to have plenty of teens and young adult book readers visiting Freado.com during this period. If you are a BookBuzzr subscriber
this is a fantastic opportunity for you to showcase your book to these readers by giving away your own books, creating Hangman and QuickQuiz games and advertising your book to festival participants. Read more - How to Market Your Book During the Hunger Games Festival on Freado.com
Have You Tried the New CoverMatcher Game?
Based on plenty of user testing, we've created a new version of the CoverMatcher game
. It provides you with an excellent, one minute, memory workout while simultaneously giving you points with which you can win free books and other prizes. If you are an author, consider signing up for a BookBuzzr Author Pro Plus account
in order to get your book to show up inside the CoverMatcher game and to experience the benefits of this powerful, unique and economical form of advertising.
Win a Kindle for Easter
This Easter, you can become the proud owner of a brand new Kindle device. No purchases are necessary. Simply use the points that you've accumulated while playing Freado games and enter into the lucky draw. You can enter any number of times. The more times you enter, the higher your chances of winning a Kindle. To enter simply sign-in to the Freado Kindle prize page
and click on the "Submit Entry" button.
Check out the New Easter Landing Page Themes from BookBuzzr
This Easter, wish visitors to your website in a unique way with new Easter landing page widgets from BookBuzzr
. All landing page themes from BookBuzzr now come in two sizes. One size is a large, overlay screen (useful when you really want to get the attention of your visitors such as when you are doing a book launch) and the other size is a slightly smaller version which can be embedded on your blog. Get more details and check out samples of the widget in action on real author websites here
Bookbuzzr Loves Carolyn Howard-Johnson's SharingwithWriters Newsletter for Authors
It's full of tips, articles, and resources for book promotion, editing and the craft of writing. She offers a free e-copy of her booklet Great First Impression Book Proposals when authors sign up on her Web site,www.howtodoitfrugally.com, upper right corner of the home page. Hardcopies of the booklet is available on Amazon at http://budurl.com/BookProposals.
Comment Received This Month
I've noticed some AWESOME sales for my ebooks lately!
- Darrell King
, author of Deadly Phine and BookBuzzr subscriber.
Authors in the News section
Sherrill S. Cannon
- Her book, The Magic Word has won Second Place in the 2011 Reader Views Literary Awards, Children's Category! This is the fourth award for The Magic Word and the first in 2012.
What Readers are Saying About Freado (On Which Your Book is Also Promoted)
"Two of my favourite things in one place; free books and games. Who could ask for a better site?"
- Book Lover and Winner of the Book - My Mother The Man Eater by Tracy Krauss
Hot Prizes on Freado for Book Lovers
Click here to win these books for free »
- Kissing the Captain - 2,000 Points
- C U @ 8 - 3,000 Points
- Loving (Bailey Flanigan Series) by Karen Kingsbury - 45,000 Points
- Trouble In Paradise - 5,000 Points
- A Rumble in VA - 1,000 Points
- Forget the Past (Book One of Trilogy: Fear of the Past) - 2,000 Points
- Talented - 1,000 Points
- Taya Bayliss - Treasure Hunter - 1,000 Points
- UNSPOKEN SECRETS - 1,000 Points
- The Eye of the Archer - 2,000 Points
- Raju - 10,000 Points
- A Walk In The Snark - 5,000 Points
This Month's Top BookBuzzr Books
And now onto the lists of the top BookBuzzr books for the month of March 2012.
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About The BookBuzzr Newsletter
BookBuzzr is a monthly email newsletter packed with the most important book-marketing technology information to help you sell more books with less effort. It also contains a listing of the month's most viewed book-extracts and book-widgets that are available in the BookBuzzr format.
By Vikram Narayan
BookBuzzr Book Marketing Technologies
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