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New Year’s Resolutions for Publicists

by Mike Onorato, Executive Director of Publicity Most of us begin 2018 with some resolutions in mind for personal or professional growth.  There are areas we want to improve upon or bad habits we’d love to break.  Setting goals and objectives for yourself are important.  They don’t necessarily need to be big, but I’ve always…
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Podcast: Query letters that get agents’ attention with Reedsy Founder Ricardo Fayet

This week we discuss query letters and more with Reedsy Founder Ricardo Fayet. We were inspired to do this episode by reading Ricardo's excellent post for the Reedsy Blog on query letters, which you can view here: https://blog.reedsy.com/how-to-write-a-query-letter/ Find out more about Reedsy and Ricardo at: https://reedsy.com/ https://twitter.com/reedsyhq https://www.facebook.com/wearereedsy/ https://twitter.com/ricardofayet Email: ricardo@reedsy.com As always, for more book marketing…
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How to Find the Right Book Publicity for Your Book

by Corinne Moulder, Director of Business Development (Originally Published on IngramSpark) Just like you can’t write a book for “everyone,” you can’t expect all media to be a fit for you and your book. Sure, a plug on Good Morning America or a review in the New York Times would be a major accomplishment for…
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Podcast: Getting the Most Out of Literary Conferences

In this episode we talk to the founder and publisher of Hippocampus Magazine, Donna Talarico. The magazine sponsors Hippocamp: A Conference for Creative Nonfiction Writers. We discuss how authors can benefit from attending literary conferences, and how to get the most out of the experience. More on Hippocamp: http://www.hippocamp2017.hippocampusmagazine.com/ More on Hippocampus Magazine: http://www.hippocampusmagazine.com/ Host/Producer:…
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Goodreads revamps giveaways program – no longer free to authors

A bit of disappointing news to authors and publishers who enjoyed listing giveaways on the Goodreads reader social media site as a way to increase buzz surrounding a books release: the program is no longer free. With the book site being acquired by Amazon in 2013, it's actually surprising that monetization models like these didn't…
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