Indie Book Marketing & Publishing Blogs

Social media is a big part of book marketing. I know that I recently said that there may be less emphasis on social media in the future, and that indie authors should refine their social media, only participating where they NEED to be. But the fact is, it will still [...]
Thu, Feb 23, 2017
Penny C. Sansevieri
There are a number of games that revolve around words. Scrabble is the gold standard. The online version, words with friends, is popular. Bananagrams, crosswords, word searches, and Word Candy online are big, too. Add in Scattergories, MAD Libs, Boggle, Hangman, Balderdash and word jumbles and [...]
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Book Marketing Buzz Blog
Book Marketing Secrets
Here is an audio interview I did a number of years ago. In the interview, I shared a few Book Marketing Secrets. Check out these Book Marketing Secrets from book promotion expert John Kremer.Click To Tweet [...]
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
John Kremer
Can I ask something naive? What is attractive about this picture?  Or, in what alternate universe is this attractive? This photo ad came up on my email. It’s for a not-so-cheap health club; I assume it’s aimed at men and women in their 20s and 30s. Maybe 40s. I would assume that Equinox [...]
Sun, Feb 26, 2017
Vickey Kall
for-5-Year-Plan-course
Do you have “the dream”? If you love writing fiction, you don’t need to tell me “the dream” is to get published and hit the bestseller list. I know that’s it; I get it. I’ve been there. The dream hit me at 11 years old and it refused to leave. My [...]
Wed, Jan 18, 2017
Author Media
Niche Marketing
Want to know the REAL secret for getting attention online? Read on… Here in Middle Earth, right through the long, hot summer, we hold classical concerts in our local park, with a 100 piece orchestra and choirs. At least 200,000 people roll up, and the show always ends explosively with the ‘1812 [...]
Thu, Jun 02, 2016
Jonathan Gunson