I announce the winner and the next giveaway in the video. Its my first one so please watch it so I don't feel totally stupid (yikes too late! :)
Win the ARC package mentioned in the vlog by commenting and telling me:
1)"What else should I vlog about?" or
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Favorite marketing posts for the week:
Do I deserve as an author? Unless you are among the elite best-selling authors, your publisher will probably not have much of a marketing plan for you. If you rely on that, your three months to make a splash will come and go before your publisher moves to the next book. What do you deserve?
What works for you in book marketing? Authors, whether first timers or seasoned, share what they have found to be the most effective tool in their marketing plans?
10 steps to handselling your book Yes, your own efforts really can make an impact on your sales, one reader at a time. Here are 10 simple steps to word-of-mouth success.
How you can use social media - Does marketing via social media outlets really help sell more books? Writers are spending time on Blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and other Internet sites with the hope of marketing their books. The question we all keep asking is this: Is the time cost-effective?
Maureen's Johnson's Manifesto - I am not a brand! Don't get carried away with marketing as an author. You are not a brand - you HAVE a brand.
Getting tweens to review ARCs - Some booksellers are getting tweens involved with their reviews.
A teen's take on social networks - While now that time is mostly spent on Facebook, back then I used different social games and another social network. Here's how I got from there to here..log.
Come back Monday to see who won The Agent Pitch Contest!