Tag: book promotion

Pinterest Tips for Writers

Never heard of Pinterest? Don't feel bad; most folks haven't yet. But the social network that allows users to post interesting links and images to a virtual pinboard is growing quickly, and it can...

5 Secrets of Successful Authors: A Guide for Self-Publishing, Pt. 1

BookBaby has just made available (for FREE!) the first in an ongoing series of PDF guides that give you the inside secrets from indie authors who have made it big! In part 1, learn about how...

Why An Endorsement from a Niche Blog is Better Than Mainstream Media Coverage

Forbes.com recently featured one of the best articles I've ever read on the power of niche blogs for promoting your book. Writer Michael Ellsberg gives a personal account of his successful book launch and...

Nieman Reports’ “Writing the Book”: A Treasure Trove of Advice for Authors

A number of free articles are available at the Nieman Reports website on the topic of book writing and book promotion, split conveniently into two main sections: 1) "Concept to Content", and 2) "Platform...

Host Your Own Digital Author Signing

Though I've not been to one yet, I've heard that Barnes & Noble's "Digital Author Signing" Series is increasing in popularity. What I surmise about these in-store events is that the author visits a...

Author Promotion Tip: How to Embed a Tweet

Good news for authors! A new version of Twitter has recently launched that gives writers on the popular social network a few new promotional opportunities.
Author Video Promotion: Live streaming

Video Promotion for Authors, Pt. 2: Live Streaming for Readings and Book Clubs

Video is one of the most powerful marketing tools that an author can utilize. And through websites like YouTube and Vimeo, authors can build an audience and reach the masses through streaming and sharing video content.


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