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Power Book Publicity Tips Newsletter March 2015

In this issue: Must Haves for Every Author Website: Plus…7 Tips for Creating Author Website Content by Sandra Poirier Smith, President of Smith Publicity As book publicists, we see huge value in an author’s website/blog. It serves as central hub where media, reviewers, and fans go to learn more about an author, his or her book, expertise,…
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Power Book Publicity Tips Newsletter February 2015

In this issue: Judging a Book By Its Cover   Check List: What Book Publicists—and Media—Want to See on the Outside of a Book by Sandra Poirier Smith, President of Smith Publicity Each week, Smith Publicity receives more than 100 inquiries from authors and publishers looking for our help, support, and ideas on how to get…
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Power Book Publicity Tips January 2015 Newsletter

In this issue: How to Keep Blogging Simple—5 Tips for Authors by Cari Bennette, freelance writer, content editor for JetWriters It’s hard to know when to stop sometimes, isn’t it? Over the last few years, it’s been drilled into our heads that we must deliver outstanding content to be a successful blogger. If we don’t,…
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Power Book Publicity Tips December 2014

​Book Discoverability: The 5 Biggest Mistakes Authors Make on Amazon As we head into the holiday season, it’s essential to maximize your book’s presence on Amazon. With hundreds of thousands of competitive titles for potential buyers to sift through, it’s important to make sure you’re not making basic mistakes that can impact your book’s success!…
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Power Book Publicity Tips November 2014

Does Every Book Need an ISBN?  ISBNs: Their Purpose, How the Industry Uses Them, and FAQs Laura Dawson, Bowker, the US ISBN Registration Agency  The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) system was invented in the 1960s, when British bookseller W. H. Smith began computerizing its distribution system. It became an ISO standard in 1970, and now the ISBN forms…
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Power Book Publicity Tips October 2014

Five Tips on Evaluating Publishing Options, Tanya Hall Using a Book to Build a Brand, Sandra Poirier Smith Exclusive Offer from Publishers Weekly New Service Announcement  Smith Publicity’s 2nd Book Marketing Scholarship for Persuasive Writing (more…)
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Power Book Publicity Tips September 2014

  Marketing Your Book on Goodreads, Cynthia Shannon Crowdfunding in Your Book Publicity Campaign, Justine Shofield Using Social Media to Promote Your Book and Author Brand Combined Book Exhibit Deadline approaching Don't Miss this Year's Greenleaf Author Summit A New Look for SmithPublicity.com Congratulations to our first “You Wrote a Novel, Now What?” essay winner Smith Publicity’s…
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Power Book Publicity Tips August 2014

  Traditionally Published or Self-Published? How to Get Reviewed Publishers Weekly, Carl Pritzkat  eBook pricing strategies for self-published authors, Chris Robley Don't Miss this Year's Greenleaf Author Summit Smith Publicity’s 2nd Book Marketing Scholarship for Persuasive Writing Book Publicity Tips on YouTube Combined Book Exhibit Deadline approaching New Service Announcement (more…)
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Power Book Publicity Tips July 2014

Publishing FAQs from Greenleaf Book Group, Magdalene Thomas Book Publicity 101: Hiring a Professional Marketing Firm, Allison Schiff Don't Miss this Year's Greenleaf Author Summit Enter to Win a Book Publicity Consultation and Exposure on NetGalley Smith Publicity’s 2nd Book Marketing Scholarship for Persuasive Writing Book Publicity Tips on YouTube (more…)
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Power Book Publicity Tips May 2014

Five Things to Do Before You Submit Your Proposal or Book to a Publisher, Debra Englander Social Media Tips and Tricks for Authors, Brittney Karpovich Smith Publicity Exhibiting at BookExpo America 2014 Congratulations to Smith Publicity’s first college scholarship winner! Display Your Book at BookExpo America 2014 (more…)
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