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Facebook is now the largest social network. I can see why? It’s by far the easiest one to set-up a profile and connect. I’m still blown away with the connections to high school classmates after twenty years of no contact. It only takes one person requesting to be your friend and then you are connecting with who they have connected with and vice versa. I just finished reading Hubspot’s Join the Fan Club: Facebook Fan Pages are Better for Business than Groups and Profiles . I agreed with them, but I mainly work with authors. Authors have to treat their books as a business, but there are some things to think about ...
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Book Marketing Buzz » Blog Archive » How to Promote Your Self ...
One of the most-asked questions I get from writers who have never written and published an eBook before is, “How would you promote a self-published eBook? Where would you go to even begin selling a product that hasn’t the backup from a traditional or otherwise publisher?” Well, that’s two, but many writers balk at attempting to play publisher. If they only knew it’s not as hard as they think it is, not to mention all the profits are theirs, I feel more writers would be comfortable to take on a project like this. Not only is self-publishing eBooks a profitable venture, but it also can be used as a ... market research, surveys and trends
Taking Book Tours Out of the Stores:
Despite my one-time intentions of writing a scathing polemic against the Oxford comma, this piece is nothing of the sort. I’ve come to realize that its supporters won’t be swayed by pragmatic, rational arguments, or by my cries of, “But why put one if you don’t need one?” So, here’s my final word on the subject... Read More Rock Springs by Richard Ford By now, most people have seen Girl with the Dragon Tattoo featured on bestseller lists around the world, heard about the movie version (released in 2009), or read it for their book club. My mother heard of the book through the latter of those three but barely got past the first ... market research, surveys and trends


Strategic Book Marketing - How to Publish Your E-book on Amazon's ...
In the first quarter ended March 31, net sales at Amazon rose 46 percent, to $7.13 billion, and net income rose 68 percent, to $299 million. The Kindle continues to be the company's "#1 bestselling product" and there are now 500,000 book titles, 9,000 blogs and 175 newspapers and magazines available for the e-reader – which is facing stiff competition from Apple’s recently introduced iPad. Worldwide media sales, which includes books, ebooks, music and DVDs, grew 26 percent, to $3.43 billion. Worldwide electronics and other general merchandise, which includes the Kindle, rose 72 percent, to $3.51 billion. Amazon ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
A-ha!: Book Marketing
It's not as hard as you may think. And, it's not as easy as you may think. But, in the end, it's after your book is completed - and published - that the real work begins. Regardless of how you published it, you are still the best person to market your book. With the publishing industry changing so rapidly - big publishers cutting back on manuscripts, small publishers closing their doors, even POD companies cutting back on personnel, some people may think this is not a good time to write and promote a book. They would be wrong. Write your book. Continue reading "Promoting Your Book in 2009" » industry trends, business articles and survey research
How To Get Published, Part 10: Be Your Own Publicist
Welcome back to the How to Get Published series. Now it's time to get out there and sell the book. Actually, this part should be happening while you're still writing the book (if it's non-fiction) or editing the book (if it's fiction). In other words, it is never too early to create buzz. Here's an analogy: sometimes PR people contact me, wanting me to write about their product. The reality is that it's almost never a product I already know--iPods sort of sell themselves--but instead, a small niche product. Here's the reality--if they had purchased some ad space on a few blogs and I had ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Baywatch Calendar August 14
will be hosting the first Mobile Exotic Car Show from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14 at Mobile Christian School, 5900 Cottage Hill Road in Mobile. Soda, drinks, ice cream, popcorn, pizza and more are included in the entry fee. All entry fees, collected by Southern Exotic Car Club for this event, will be donated to a non-profit organization: International Institute of Pain & Rehabilitation (IIPR), a 501(c) 3 organization with its mission of promoting pain public awareness and functional restoration. Vehicle entry fee $35 includes display, driver and one guest. Adults (12 and up) $15. Children (6-11) $8. Children (6 and ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Supporting authors from manuscript to publication to promotion ...
Book signings. 12. Virtual book tours. 13. Amazon listing ... Join one of the many groups for writers and authors and be active! ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Manuscript Division: New Deal Web Guide (Virtual Programs ...
the Historical Records Survey, and the Research Library of the WPA. The Division also holds the personal papers of a number of participants in various New Deal projects such as the FWP and the Farm Security Administration. The complete finding aid for the collection, United States Work Projects Administration: A Register of Its Records in The Library of Congress , is currently unpublished. Please contact the Manuscript Division for further ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Guest post by the authors of “The New Feminized Majority ...
When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak. – Audre Lorde From the FLP mailbox, at their request, a guest post by the authors:  Primary Battles Prove Feminized Values to be Defining Element of 2008 Presidential Race By Katherine Adam and Charles Derber As Democrats come closer to choosing their candidate for the 2008 presidential election, gender has emerged again and again as the defining element of the primary race. Hillary has relied heavily on a base of older and working class women. Barack Obama has pulled ahead of Hillary ...
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Experience with "virtual book tours" for book release? Positive ...
I interviewed Dan Pink (author of Drive, Free Agent Nation, etc) he's done several virtual book signings that he was very positive about. 1. His publisher sent a number of signed book plates to the book sellers prior to the event, that were pasted on the flyleaf of his books -- thus signed copies. 2. He "appeared" live via webcam, and the stores had a live mic so patrons could ask Dan questions. The Q&As lasted about 1 hr. Bookstores/publisher/author have been very happy with the results. Of course, Dan is a well known best-selling author whose spoken at numerous conferences (including TED). So I think the virtual tour idea ...
Where is the best place to buy a book about virtual tours?
If they listen and like what they hear, and/or buy the book and love it, .... people to buy the book, and the place to buy it is mentioned very explicitly. ... (Virtual Book Tour with best-selling author ...  by Udhayasolutions on Aug 18 2009 (12 months ago) Any time an author gets to talk about his or her book without being physically present, but doing it via phone or webcast, can be considered a “virtual book tour.” An author can be interviewed on one or more podcasts, for instance, and that can be considered a “virtual book tour.” A radio blitz campaign can be ...