Book marketing guru John Kremer reports that one of his follows did a book signing at Costco. The author thought his results were extraordinary.
Bloggers have influence and major players are reaching out to influence them. Consider these events at BlogWorld:
In the past, authors did well using email campaigns to broadcast book launches with bonuses. This process is so “2009.” Today, you have to use all of your tools. If you can build followers with your blog and then get attention on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, you are more likely to drive people to your book site or Amazon page and make the sale. In this teleseminar, Marcia Reynolds will show how she integrated these tools to take her book to #1 on Amazon for Leadership and Management books for women and still keeps her in the top 10.
John Kremer knows more than 1001 tips which he has documented in his must-read book, “100 Ways to market Your Books For Authors and Publishers.” Here are four tips he shared at the 21st Century Book Marketing Conference in San Diego this past weekend.
The smartest people in the book world -- publishers, publicists, marketers, social media experts and authors -- will be gathering in San Diego on September 25 & 26th to reveal their secrets and share the latest information on how to launch a book in the 21st century. Arianna Huffington, along with high-level executives [...]
Would you hold a book signing at a restaurant? That's what Ian & Margery Punnett, authors of "Dizzy the Mutt with the Propeller Butt" are planning to do on Saturday, August 7th from 9am-11am, at the Longfellow Grill in Edina, MN. You gotta go where the buyers are, and if they think that's the place [...]
No self-respecting publisher today will talk to an author who doesn't have a large "platform" of followers who will by a book and a marketing plan that shows how the author will sell the book. So how did Stieg Larsson become a best-selling author, years after he died without publishing a book in his life? [...]
This month, we had a large number of alumni clients re-start their PR LEADS subscriptions. While we’ve always gotten new clients during this recession, and we always had a few alumni resume, this month clearly showed a great trend. Why? Many reasons, internal and external, with lessons that will help you grow your businesses:
I’ve always loved Opening Day for baseball because when you look at the standings, everyone is even. Each team is in first place. Each team has the whole world open to them. Same with you. Treat Opening Day as a time to start over. 1 Reevaluate your website. Is it up to snuff? [...]
If you want to be treated like Hollywood Royalty by reporters, its actually fairly simple. Look to the Red Carpet for clues.