Power Book Publicity Tips December 2015


Book Wholesalers and Distributors? What’s the Difference?

Wherever you are in the process of writing or publishing your book, you’ve probably considered at some point how you’re going to get it out to all of your adoring fans. You might ask yourself: Once I’ve published my book, how will readers find and buy it? … Read more.

You Did Nano. Now What? 

Every December, agents and publishers are flooded with submissions hot off the heels of National Novel Writing Month—affectionately known as NaNoWriMo. If you were one of the thousands of writers who participated in this burgeoning trend, which challenges writers to complete a 50K-word first-draft in 30 days, you might be glazing over your manuscript and thinking: I should send this masterpiece to an agent or publisher!

Not so fast. … Read more.

Smith News

  • Congratulations to our client Matthias Hühne, whose book Airline Visual Identity, 1945-1975 was named one of the Best Books of 2015 by Newsweek! And kudos to his publicist, Erin MacDonald-Birnbaum.
  • Publicity for Neil Strauss’ The Truth has been quoted as some of the most prolific media coverage on a book in recent memory. Some said the publicity was inescapable. Staying top-of-mind shows the power of effective publicity. In this case, the campaign was in the hands of our longtime publicist Sarah Miniaci.

Smith Buzz

“Working with Smith Publicity has been a rewarding and educational experience from day one! As an author, it’s great to genuinely feel like you have professional partners who are going out to bat for you every day, with your long-term success as the goal that guides their strategies and activities.” JB Dutton, author of Starley’s Rust (fiction)

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