Tag: promotion

  • Author Website Content: First Blog Posts

    This month-long series of blog posts will explain author websites and offer tips and writing strategies for an effective author website. It alternates between a day of technical information and a day of writing content. By the end of the month, you should have a basic author website up and functioning. The Table of Contents […]

  • Pinterest: New Social Media Platform for Authors

    Have you tried Pinterest yet? I am just working with it for the first time. It’s a new social media platform which allows you to PIN an image onto a bulletin board. A user can create, name and manage as many bulletin boards as you like. The emphasis here is on the graphic qualities of […]

  • Marketing Intensive at SCBWI-NYC Conference

    I’ll be speaking at the NYC SCBWI conference at the Marketing Intensive on Friday, January 27, 2012. I’ll be talkking through two topics: book trailers and little known features of Facebook. I’m planning a presentation packed with practical information. Book Trailers for Author Promotion I have written the ebook, THE BOOK TRAILER MANUAL (www.booktrailermanual.com). Articles […]

  • Random Acts of Publicity 2011

    RANDOM ACTS OF PUBLICITY WEEK September 6-9, 2011 Facebook Event Page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=247495138609650 It’s all about your Friend’s book. The 3rd Annual Random Acts of Publicity, September 6-8, 2011 is a week to celebrate your Friend’s book, or your favorite book, by doing a Random Act of Publicity: Blog, link, Like, review, or talk about the […]

  • Does Social Media Sell Books? PR Notes

    Getting Your Book Noticed Should You Social Media? Yes! No! As authors, we want to know if all this effort on FaceBook and Fan Pages and Tweets and all the other social media helps or not! Here’s a sideways answer. In a December 2010 survey of major retailers sites, 10,000 shoppers surveyed reported being influenced […]

  • Good Reads Book Giveaways

    Guest Post by Joelle Anthony Here you go. http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/5228-restoring-harmony Giveaway on GoodReads.com Last week, we talked about book giveaways in general. Today, we have a case study on book giveaways on Goodreads.com. Thanks to Joelle Anthony for this guest post. On Your Site OR On GoodReads? Book giveaways have become a great way for authors […]