How Do I Get My Book in Airport Bookstores?

How Do I Get My Book in Airport Bookstores?

By Stephanie J. Hale Many authors ask me: “How do I get my book into airport bookstores?” They love the idea of their book being in airport stores while a captive audience is milling around, with time on their hands and money to spend. Even a short book promotion campaign has a potential audience of(…)

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Wordpreneur Reader Friday Roundup

Wordpreneur Reader Friday Roundup

Yeah, I know it isn’t Friday — doing this is so new to me and my psyche, I completely forgot to do this last Friday! Sorry about that, and better late than never. Here you go — links to all of the past week’s Wordpreneur Reader posts, categorized for your convenience. Subscribe to the free(…)

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16 Ways Nonfiction Writers Can Change the World

16 Ways Nonfiction Writers Can Change the World

By Nina Amir Nonfiction writers have a unique opportunity to do more than just tell great tales. They can impact readers in truly significant ways by providing content that changes lives, communities, organizations or the world. Many nonfiction writers tell great stories based on their own experiences or on facts, but in the process they(…)

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Judge a Book by Its Cover

Judge a Book by Its Cover

By Patrick Smyth Next time you visit the supermarket, go to the produce aisle. Place a blindfold over your eyes and then randomly go down the aisle, selecting produce items as you go. You are not concerned about the particulars of any specific item; after all, a tomato is a tomato, or is it? Most(…)

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6 Tips on Using Vine for Authors and Writers

6 Tips on Using Vine for Authors and Writers

By Erik N. Bowman Vine is a mobile app from the people at Twitter that allows users to create short video clips (up to 6 seconds) that can then be shared on Twitter or Facebook. Here are six fun tips for using the Vine app for authors and writers: 1. Be Creative – Make sure your first live post is creative,(…)

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Reviews in Print, Is Still in Print

Reviews in Print, Is Still in Print

By Mari Selby Gertrude Stein wrote; “a rose, is a rose, is a rose” and people applauded her poetic skill. She established that a rose is a rose, just as your name in print is definitely your name in print. Of course, the “Brass Ring” of promoting your book is securing a print review in(…)

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Easy eBook Ideas @ Clicksweat

Easy eBook Ideas @ Clicksweat

Rewind back to January 2010. I started a series of posts right here, each of which presented a relatively “easy to implement and produce” ebook idea. The goal was, instead of going through the trouble of sitting down and writing 20,000+ fresh words so you’d have a single ebook to sell, you could take one of these(…)

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Book Promotions – Developing Contacts

Book Promotions – Developing Contacts

By L. Diane Wolfe Book promotion is all about networking. It’s about establishing contacts and placing your book in front of readers. It’s also about selling yourself as an author and as a person. The sooner you begin to network, the better. Your list of contacts will range from potential readers to places for book(…)

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