For fiction authors as well as authors of humor or very niche topic non-fiction books, engaging fans and maintaining relationships is key. First, you must build your author fan base by collecting names and email addresses from your website. To do this, you need to give something to get something. People won’t give their email […]
by Dan Smith Most authors take the time to educate themselves about the book marketing process and go into campaigns understanding key elements of what book publicists do, how they do it, and how the process works. On the other hand, based on observations of over 3,500 book publicity campaigns Smith Publicity has implemented, we’ve […]
by Dan Smith Did you know … Any author can do publicity on their own. Book publicists will take your money and get the same kind of results you would get on your own. Book publicity really never sparks book sales Book publicists are fast-talking BS artists. Actually, the real “did you know” is that […]
A Day in the Life With Michela DellaMonica Ever wonder what a book publicist really does? How do Smith Publicity book publicists make amazing things happen for our authors? Dan Smith speaks with Publicity Team Manager and star book publicist Michela DellaMonica in a wide ranging discussion covering topics including: * How publicists pitch media, […]
What Do Book Publicists Really Do?
Yes, we think Smith Publicity is a great book promotion firm, but we also know there are other good firms out there. There are many, many things to consider when hiring a book publicity firm or solo publicist to promote your book. In this post will give three of the most important ones. Personality: This […]
4 Important Things to Consider
Smith Publicity, the leading book marketing and book promotion agency in the publishing industry, secures many hundreds of radio and TV interviews for authors every year. Understanding the most effective ways to communicate key messages as well as knowing what to avoid in interviews is essential for authors in the midst of book marketing and […]
In book publicity, it’s tempting to sit back and wait for publicity to “do its thing.” After all, your book has been featured in newspapers and magazines, you’ve been interviewed countless times on radio programs, appeared on TV, and even enjoyed some glowing published reviews. Now, you might think, it’s time to sit back and […]
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Level Up! How to Kick Your Business Book Launch into High Gear with the Help of Your Network By Marissa Eigenbrood, Vice President “Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much.” – Helen Keller Most of us have been told since we were college students or young professionals that networking is […]
Today, writers have a plethora of online resources to help further them in their journey to a successful writing career. Because there are so many websites out there, it can be challenging trying to figure out the best ones.
Social Media Tips and Tricks from Publisher’s Weekly Webinar for Social Media Marketing and Content Strategy for Books By Lindsey Brodowski If social media apps were Senior Superlatives, Facebook would win most popular, Twitter would win Class Clown, and Instagram would win Most Artistic. None of these are bad titles to claim, but all are […]