• Random Acts

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    WHAT: Random Acts of Publicity 2010 WHEN: September 7-10 Last year, I declared the week after Labor Day, as Random Acts of Publicity Week. It's coming back this year on September 7-10. Here's a quick summary from last year and we'll update it with lots of fun this year! Random Acts of Publicity 2010 Are you like me? ...

  • PR Notes: Book Trailer Software Demonstrated

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    I've been working on an eBook (pdf), The Book Trailer Manual, which will be available starting August 15. That means, of course, that I should create some book trailers. Right? My teen fantasy, The Wayfinder, is now available for Kindle and for iPhone (StanzaApp/Smashwords) and for the Nook. Perfect. I decided to use it as a ...

  • Give Books New Life

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    Why you Should Promote Your Back-List Books Author Alexis O'Neill has just released a video for one of her back-list titles. Most authors promote heavily newly released books, but don't do much for titles a couple years old. I've asked Alexis to explain why she's focusing on her back-list books and give us a few tips ...

  • Promotion, Content, Neutrality: Increase Website Traffic

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    Meet Cynthia Leitich Smith Cynthia Leitich Smith is the New York Times and Publishers Weekly best-selling author of ETERNAL and TANTALIZE (both Candlewick). Her award-winning books for younger children include JINGLE DANCER, INDIAN SHOES and RAIN IS NOT MY INDIAN NAME (all HarperCollins). Cynthia’s upcoming releases include HOLLER LOUDLY (Dutton, Nov. 2010), BLESSED (Candlewick, Feb. 2011) ...