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Smith Publicity and the Frankfurt Book Fair

Since 1997, authors have trusted Smith Publicity for comprehensive, customized book publicity with widespread exposure to industry decision-makers. The firm champions books of all genres and provenances, working tirelessly to gain media exposure and successful sales for their clients. To promote their clients’ latest material, Smith Publicity was among the book publicists and other industry professionals…
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Welcoming Mike Onorato, Our New Executive Director of Publicity Services

At Smith Publicity, there’s quite a bit that makes us different from other book marketing and book publicity firms. For starters, we take “equal opportunity” to heart, meaning we don’t discriminate against small or large publishing firms, traditional or self-published authors. If you’ve got a book and a dream of success, we’ll customize a plan…
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Exactly What is the Self-Publishing Revolution?

The self-publishing revolution, which began roughly ten years ago, continues today. The “gatekeepers” who previously determined what books got to market at the major publishing houses have long ago lost their exclusive status. The book publishing market has, and continues to be, wide open and democratized. Consider a statistic from Bowker that captures a five-year…
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Free “Book Marketing Tips and Insights” Book Download

Smith Publicity is now offering a free download of “Smith Publicity’s Powerful (and Sometimes Unusual!) Book Marketing Tips and Insights.” The 73 page PDF version book is a compilation of articles and/or blog posts written by Smith Publicity executives as material for the Smith Publicity “Power Publicity Tips” newsletter, or as posts for both the…
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Book Club Outreach: Five Keys to Reaching These Super Fans!

Book Club Outreach: Five Keys to Reaching These Super Fans! Book clubs can be a defining moment in any author's career. The success of any book is accelerated if book clubs get hold of it and begin spreading the news. That's why we call them "influencers" and that's why book club listings are a key…
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Podcasts and Book Publicity

Podcasts and Book Publicity Podcasts are digital audio files listeners download from the Internet onto their computers or phone (iPhones come with a podcast app for easy searching, lists, downloading), and are often subscribed to by listeners. They are a great way for authors to increase book discoverability, and they are growing in popularity. Podcasts…
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5 Things Literary Agents Wished Every Writer Knew

The 5 Things Agents Wished Every Author Knew As agents, we want your book to be a huge success. We really do. Our job is to sell your book to prospective publishers, and part of selling your book is selling you. Here are the top five things you can do that will make it easier…
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