#ConnectChat Recap: Insider Tips for Book Promotion

by: Evelyn Tipacti, Community/Media Relations Specialist, ProfNet On Tuesday, July 8, we hosted our latest #ConnectChat, "Insider Tips for Book Promotion" with Sandra Poirier Smith, president of Smith Publicity, an international book marketing company based in Cherry Hill, NJ. Sandra discussed the differences between advertising and publicity, the importance of bloggers, specific media...
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Power Book Publicity Tips July 2014

  • Publishing FAQs from Greenleaf Book Group, Magdalene Thomas
  • Book Publicity 101: Hiring a Professional Marketing Firm, Allison Schiff
  • Don't Miss this Year's Greenleaf Author Summit
  • Enter to Win a Book Publicity Consultation and Exposure on NetGalley
  • Smith Publicity’s 2nd Book Marketing Scholarship for Persuasive Writing
  • Book Publicity Tips on YouTube
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Use Goodreads Author Program as a Book Marketing Tool

What Is the Goodreads Author Program? The Goodreads Author Program is a completely free feature designed to help authors reach their target audience—passionate readers. This is the perfect place for new and established authors to promote their books. What Can You Do as a Goodreads Author? Take Control of Your Profile Make your profile a dynamic destination for curious...
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How to Create an Author Blog Content Plan by Nina Amir

It’s not difficult to create a blog content plan. Pick a topic to explore each month, quarter, or year that in some way serves your brand, business or book. Then brainstorm related topics. Schedule these topics based upon how often you write and publish posts. Then write about the topics you’ve selected each week in...
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Five Things to Do Before You Submit Your Proposal or Book to a Publisher

The changes in the publishing industry have lead to new and varied options for authors who want their works available via traditional publishers, e-platforms, hybrid publishers and self-publishers.

Of course, the appeal of traditional publishers remains strong and many authors return to these companies after they have self-published one or more titles. Having a...

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