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Should You Find a Publisher or an Agent?

by: Gini Graham Scott, Ph.D. Here at Smith Publicity, authors often ask us if they should consider a publisher or agent, and if so how to begin. This article from the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) sheds some insights: Should you pitch a project to publishers, agents, or both? While having an agent who…
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Five Power Ways to Promote Your Book!

Promoting your book can be a daunting, intimidating task, but it doesn’t have to.  Let’s review five unique and powerful ways to promote your book. 1)  Online Advertising: AdWords can be effective in getting attention for your book, but if you’re not careful it can also cost you far too much money; it’s all about…
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The Song Remains the Same…Authors – Book Marketing Scam Artists Want YOU

It’s really starting to get old. I feel like I’ve been fighting low-life book publicity bottom-dwelling scam artists forever. Of course, there is the infamous Mike Albee, the King of Fake, who started not one, not two, but at least three bogus book marketing agencies, bilking authors out of thousands and thousands of dollars. This…
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Infographic: Top 10 Book Marketing Tips

There are up to a million books published each year in the U.S. alone. To help yours standout, follow these top 10 book marketing tips for promoting your book online. For assistance with author promotion or book publicity, please visit www.SmithPublicity.com.
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Secrets to Book Marketing & Author Publicity Revealed

Whether you’re a self-published or traditionally published author, marketing your book can be a difficult task. Most authors are not professional marketers, so they have a tough time effectively promoting their book. Thousands of books are published in the United States every day, making it hard for books to be discovered. But not to worry,…
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The Ultimate Book Marketing Plan

So, you recently published a book. Now what? Once you publish your book the next step is getting it in the hands of readers. To do that you need to develop a marketing strategy. Most authors are creative writers or experts within their industry, not expert advertisers or marketers. That’s where Smith Publicity comes in.…
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Top Ways to Market Your Book

Every year, hundreds of thousands of books are published in the United States alone. So how do you make your book stand out once it’s published? To compete with all the other books and famous authors out there, you have to market and advertise your book. You can’t rely on your publisher or local bookstore…
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You Have to be Newsworthy, with publicist Sandy Smith

By Chris Well,  DIY Author With offices in New Jersey and Toronto, Smith Publicity represents a wide range of authors, both traditional and self-published. Clients include authors of business books, fiction, children’s books, self-help, and more. Company president Sandy Smith has more than 15 years of experience in marketing, communications, and public relations, and has…
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