List of Book Reviewers
Savvy authors will request reviews at Amazon, B&N.com, Goodreads, and other review opportunities–such as when someone/anyone buys your book directly from you.
Understand this: Reviews sell eBooks, printed books and audiobooks. Reviews make your eBook appear important. Solicit as many reviews as possible.
Reviews are the most effective and least expensive form of ANY book related promotion–far cheaper than an ad.
For reaching out to “unknown to you” reviewers, try The …
Author overwhelm is a given in social media land. Here are three tools that you can use to expand what you do without sucking out a lot of your time. Let the “bots” do the work for you!
Tagboard Hashtags are essential to increase your influence factor. Meet Tagboard. It uses hashtags to find and collect social media posts that you are interested in via the use of a particular hashtag. Within Tagboard, tools are available that …
Marketing Tip … Create your own NAME TAG with, book cover, your name of course–make a tag line about who you are or what you do.
Judith Briles is a book publishing expert and coach. She empowers authors and is the Founder of Author U, a membership organization created for the serious author who wants to be seriously successful. She’s been writing about and conducting workshops on publishing since the 80s. Judith is the author of 35 books including Author YOU: …
It’s the weekly blog grind and you are wondering … What? What I’m I going to write about? If you are stomped for what to write in your blog, here are 6 quick tips to create the goose that just might lay the golden egg for authors.
1 The progress you are making on your book marketing (the good, the bad, even the ugly).
2 Another blog you read that you totally agreed with OR disagreed …
Authors deal with a variety of contracts … here’s a couple of tips to add to your radar screen:
Know the Difference between Exclusive and Nonexclusive ContractsDon’t give everything away. I get it—you are thrilled that a publisher (or anyone) is interested in your book. Breathe and know what you are letting others do with your work. When it comes to the self-publishing companies (the ones that you pay to publish your book), do not, do …
1 What are you waiting for? It’s time to get re-juiced—it’s AuthorU’s biggest event of the year. Authors and Writers should be attending the annual AuthorU Extravaganza May 7-9, 2015.
2 At the Extravaganza, get your VIDEO done for only $50 Randy Price and i25productions, inc. have their cameras and lights ready. Will you be? Your shoot time is 15 minutes—about you, your book, your _____. Think your website, YouTube, a speaking promo, book club promo, …
Every book has a starting point for its journey. Along the way, the author sharpens their ideas and gathers the tools to be successful.
#1 Be smart from the get-go! Savvy authors learn quickly that books are a business. Creating cobwebs in your garage or basement shouldn’t be an option. Knowing what your book cost (really cost, not an estimate—that means you crunch the numbers so you have a true unit/book cost); knowing who your …
Today is National Balogna Day … anyone over 40 probably grew up with baloney sandwiches… yes, this is the day to celebrate that round piece of sandwich meat.
Or do you remainder the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile? … Quick … what was the word on the Weinermobile’s license plate? Answer at end of post.
Although Oscar Mayer had lots of products … kids knew that it meant baloney … Balogna can be eaten … and it fits with …
Everybody knows that it’s Valentine’s Day … but did you know that it’s also National Organ Donor Day and Ferris Wheel Day?
Reach out to those you love; have a good time; and share what you have with someone who needs it when you no longer do!
Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on creating your book with Guy Kawasaki, author …