Seeing the Good in Goodreads Giveaways

A lot of authors have strong feelings about Goodreads, but no matter where you stand, the reality is that the platform is owned by Amazon, so having a solid profile, pushing for reviews and ratings, and running giveaways to get books in hands are all part of staying competitive in today’s publishing marketplace.

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Can You Zoom Your Way up the Bestseller Charts?

No matter where you live, the past few months have no doubt wreaked some form of havoc on your personal and professional life. We’re all getting used to new ways of managing our careers, helping our kids to learn, buying the things we need, and taking care of those we love.

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Giving Readers What They Want – The Strategy that Leads to More Book Sales
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Giving Readers What They Want – The Strategy that Leads to More Book Sales

By Penny Sansevieri There isn’t a secret formula for executing the perfect book launch. There are numerous factors in play that are constantly changing, from news and popular culture, to…

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An Author’s Guide to Planning a Book Launch

As authors, finishing a book you’ve poured your blood, sweat and tears into and getting it ready for publication is an exciting time. It’s tempting to want to take a break and relish the feeling of accomplishment. But if you really want your book to succeed, there’s one important factor that cannot be overlooked: your book launch!

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6 Tips for Pitching to Local Media + How to Do It Effectively
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6 Tips for Pitching to Local Media + How to Do It Effectively

Marketing your book to the media is a great way to get exposure for your book. And while you may be tempted to go after the big national outlets right out of the gate, don’t overlook the opportunities right in your own backyard: your local media.

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