Indie Book Marketing & Publishing Blogs

Book marketing to national media has becomes increasingly competitive. We’ve seen a dramatic increase in how effectively indie authors have been able to leverage their communities and local media. Don’t get caught up in Amazon ranking and social media schedules. As an indie author, part of your focus should be local.  Build [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Penny C. Sansevieri
When marketing a book, one must use the assumptive close technique, an approach based on speaking confidently and acting as if the person you request something of will always say “yes.” So just how does one pull this off?You start by getting yourself psyched up. You must believe [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Book Marketing Buzz Blog
USA Today editors and reporters
USA Today, America’s newspaper, loves books and authors. The editors and reporters often feature content based on books or on author suggestions, answers, and tips. USA TODAY, 7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean VA 22108-0605; 703-854-3400; Fax: 703-854-2053 and 703-854-2049. Email: editor@usatoday.com. Web: http://www.usatoday.com. New York bureau: 535 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor, New York NY [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
John Kremer
Books, so many books & so little time. How do you know what to read? Here’s a blanket statement: There are some INCREDIBLE self-published books out there (mine, for example). There are also some awful ones. There are books that read like a first draft, others that just need editing, and [...]
Tue, Oct 10, 2017
Vickey Kall