Book Launches in the Virtual World and eBook Promos

In this episode, ee talk with Corrin Foster, Director of Marketing and Branding at Greenleaf Book Group, about virtual book launches, eBook promos and connecting with booksellers.

5 Tips to Be a “Go-to” Media Source

Read almost any article, and you’ll notice quotes peppered throughout the piece by experts. The quotes will be attributed to the expert and often list their title, company name, and/or book title, if they have one. As an author, providing commentary to media contacts that are putting together relevant pieces on your topic of expertise […]

Dan Smith and Sandy Smith Featured on “The Premise” Podcast

Dan Smith and Sandy Smith were recently interviewed on “The Premise” podcast, the official podcast of The San Diego Writers Festival. “The Premise” is hosted by Jennifer Thompson and Chad Thompson, the founders of Monkey C Media, a creative agency that helps authors and speakers bring their ideas to life. Sixteen years of working with storytellers has […]

The book publicists at Smith Publicity have over 20 years experience in promoting authors and their books

Smith Publicity Increases Staff By Six

Five New Publicity Team Members, Business Development Coordinator Added to Keep Smith Publicity Poised for Continued Growth. Smith Publicity, one of the leading book marketing firms in the world today, has announced six new hires. Five expand its publicity services team and the sixth adds to the business development department. “Despite the significant challenges 2020 […]

New Podcast: How to Work with a Book Distributor

In this episode, we talk with Bailey Davis of Ingram Content Group about key questions a publisher should answer before entering a contract with a distributor, some of the services that a distributor can provide and activities and initiatives a publisher should keep their distributor updated on. Bailey started her career at Ingram in the […]

Book Marketing Tip: Give Your Book Away

by Corrin Foster Director of Marketing and Branding  Greenleaf Book Group Authors often ask me for my top book marketing tip – what one thing should they be absolutely certain they do to support the launch of their book – and the answer never fails to horrify (authors) and delight (me, a book marketer). Give […]

How to Find Your Author Support Group

Writing a book is a process that can be both exhilarating and exhausting; after all, an extraordinary amount of time, energy, thought, money, and effort go into it! With all that’s involved, authors often underestimate one crucial element: the author support group. What is an author support group? It’s the group of people you find […]

Portrait of Amber Gray. CEO is Trusty Oak Virtual Assistant Service.

4 Habits to Increase Your Output During the Writing Process

As an author, carving out regular perfect moments to write may seem like a dream, and even reading the phrase “perfect moments to write” may make you LOL in a scoff. In general, life can be hectic, and 2020 has even the most focused personality types struggling to tap into that creative flow. You may […]

On the Blog: 5 Reasons to Promote Books to Bloggers  

When it comes to promoting your book, many types of media placements might initially come to mind: book reviews in trade publications, features in magazines, newspaper coverage, television interviews, and more. While these are all fantastic opportunities, an often-underappreciated source of attention, and potential new fans, and even sales for your book is… blogs! Blogs […]

5 Ways to Make a Book Cover Stand Out

You CAN Judge a Book by Its Cover — Make Yours Stand Out By Gwyn Flowers, GKS Creative In these modern times, the old adage “Don’t judge a book by its cover” is rarely followed. What makes a consumer click or move on? In today’s war of thumbnail covers, get noticed by using core visual […]