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Newsweek: “… the most handsome book published in the western world in the past 2 years.”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mallory Campoli Mallory.campoli@smithpublicity.com 856-489-8654, ext. 313 Says Newsweek on Smith Publicity Client Book: “…perhaps the most handsome book published in the western world in the past two years.” CHERRY HILL, NJ –Love, hate, so-so, indifferent … book reviews can rain roses of praise on a book, or attack with blistering ferocity. But few go…
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Power Book Publicity Tips! November 2015

3 Ways to Get Traditional Publishers Vying for Your Self-Published Book A recent article in Publishers Weekly noted that 47 percent of publishers acquired self-published titles in the past year. What does this mean for writers who want to get picked up by one of the traditional houses? Read more. How to Use Videos to…
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3 WAYS to get Traditional Publishers Vying for Your Self-Published Book

by Erin Entrada Kelly, Book Publicist, Smith Publicity A recent article in Publishers Weekly noted that 47 percent of publishers acquired self-published titles in the past year. That number jumps to 60 percent for general trade publishers. What does this mean for writers who want to get picked up by one of the traditional houses?…
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eCommerce Plugins for Author Websites

Adding a store to your author website can allow people to directly purchase your book from your site. It eliminates some of the steps involved when they visit your website, such as clicking on a link to Amazon and following the purchase steps there. The easier purchasing is made, the better. There are a few…
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Merchandising Ideas for Authors

Merchandising gives readers an additional way to connect with each other and with a book and author. This tactic works especially well for fiction writers, but it can apply to other genres as well. Selling merchandise can also be a great way to market your writing without spending an excessive amount of money on advertising…
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How to Use Video to Build Your Author Platform

[caption id="attachment_5026" align="aligncenter" width="604"] When marketers include video, the click-through rate increases three-fold, some research shows.[/caption] By Kathy Berardi, Video Producer, Red Clip Video As an author or sought-after consultant, you’ve likely considered adding video into your marketing mix. Not only can it elevate your brand’s visibility, it can also have a high return on…
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