Another month of great marketing and sales successes to be had. Let’s get started with this month’s three tidbits of book promotion experience.
NetGalley is a book review service that connects book publishers, reviewers, media, librarians, booksellers, bloggers and educators.
Amy Collins offers her experience and advice around mistakes that she and her clients have made while publishing and promoting their self-published books.
Eleven Ways to Get Better Book Reviews for Your Novel by Florence Osmund details the eleven criteria commonly used by book reviewers, most of which are good for authors to know before they start writing.
Should Authors Pay for Book Reviews? examines the recent news about the review-writing service run by Todd Rutherford, and reports in the New York Times, PW and Salon.com
Finding People to Read, Review and Recommend Your Book describes a webinar by Joan Stewart that helps authors find book reviewers and buyers
How to Make a PDF Book That’s Realistic using Adobe Acrobat Pro and Adobe InDesign and Photoshop for book reviews, galley proofs, proofreading and other uses
Book Launch Media Kit—Using Your Testimonials to get media attention and book reviews when you send out your book review copies
Book Review: If You Want to Write by Brenda Ueland, a practical and inspirational book that can help a writer free their authentic voice
When Is a Book Review Not a Book Review? Sometimes you have to ignore the design of a book, sometimes the content. The trick is knowing when, because you can’t expect business books to always be beautifully designed.