Category Archives: book promotion

How I Use Pinterest As A Writer – & Children’s and YA authors, publishers, and book bloggers on Pinterest

Have you tried out Pinterest yet? A social media system where you can pin images, and then click on those images to get to the original article, site, video, etc. It’s a visual way to explore the web, and to … Continue reading

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How To Help An Author Whose Books You Like

Do you like my books? If you do, there are some simple, fast ways you can help me get the word out to other readers. I would so appreciate your help! It really does make a difference. 1) Tag my … Continue reading

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Free YA ebook (novella) Haunting The Night, and smart book promotion

The YA ebook Haunting the Night, which is a novella in the Past Midnight series, by Mara Purnhagen, is free right now on Amazon for Kindles. I think this is such *smart* book promotion, and something a lot of authors … Continue reading

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Writers–want to know my thoughts on book promotion?

Then check out my interview on Lena Coakley’s blog. You’ll read about some of the things I’ve done to promote Scars, my thoughts on book trailers, and more.

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book review: Red Hot Internet Publicity: An Insider’s Guide to Marketing Your Book on the Internet

RED HOT INTERNET PUBLICITY: An Insider’s Guide to Promoting Your Book on the Internet by Penny C. Sansevieri Cosimo Books; Revised edition (Sept 2009) ISBN-10: 1605207241, ISBN-13: 978-1605207247 Source: Author-donated copy for an unbiased review. My rating: 5 out of … Continue reading

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Mo Willems creative in book promotion as well as in his books

Mo Willems is as creative in his book promotion as he is in writing and illustrating his books. Did you know that he one of his beloved picture-book characters, the Pigeon (from Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!), on … Continue reading

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another great YA book trailer – Candor by Pam Bachorz

Here’s another great YA book trailer. At least, I think it’s great–and effective; the trailer got me interested in the book. What do you think? It’s for Candor by Pam Bachorz (Edgemont). I also think that Pam’s “Spread the Word” … Continue reading

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new free site to help authors & publishers promote books

If you’re an author, book publicist, or publisher, this may interest you. There’s a new site to help authors and publishers promote their books–fReado.com. They say: “Free Online Book Marketing Technology for Authors Reach your target audience on Facebook, blogs … Continue reading

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Authors – get quality promotional bookmarks for just over a cent!

This is a fantastic, step-by-step guide on how to get good-quality, color promotional bookmarks for your books using VistaPrint (available in the US, Canada, and the UK, and other countries). I’ve heard other authors using VistaPrint for this (buying postcards, … Continue reading

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editing letter – funny video for writers, editors, readers

This music video by author Lara Zielan (Donut Days, Aug 2009) is a funny, enjoyable view into getting editing letters. I also think it’s fantastic book promotion! What do you think? Did you enjoy it? Identify with it?

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