A 25-year Publicists Guide to Promoting Your Book
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How to Publicize and Promote Your Book
Read reviews that mention warren publicist authors lissa publisher published publishing helpful chapter media marketing process promotion ideas success self-published advice learn readers pages. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. The Savvy Author's Guide to Book Publicity is essential for anyone who is new to the world of book promotion. With Lissa Warren's insight, I was able to target the strategies that are more likely to be successful and avoid the ones that waste time and money. I also admire Warren's forthright approach in helping authors see the realities of publishing and promoting a book.
No, we don't all get rich and we don't all appear on Oprah! Book promotion is very difficult and not as glamorous as it appears. Every author should read this book before he or she even begins the journey. I have dozens of friends and acquaintances who have labored years to get a book written and published and then, when their book came out, were hurt and baffled that their book wasn't promoted and didn't sell.
The Savvy Author's Guide can help first-time authors help realize their life dreams of getting their book out there into the hands of thousands of people.
The little secret that The Savvy Author's Guide lets you in on is that there is a short window, three to six months, after a book is published when the tide of public opinion will lift the book and it's sales, or it will sink to oblivion. Lissa Warren provides hand-holding advice for the author who needs to switch gears from laboring for years behind a computer to spending a few months out on the hustings and in front of the spotlight promoting his or her book.
I know most authors don't have a lot of money to spend on buying books, but this is one you will need.
How to Promote Your Book: Press Releases, Media Pitches, and Promotional Materials
I tell my new author friends that if they only buy two books, one should be The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Published by Bykofsky and Sander which, for some reason, is weak in the chapter on book publicity and the other is this book, the Savvy Author's Guide to Book Publicity. This book did not stay in my personal library. I sold it to the half-price book store not long after I purchased it. This book did not fit my needs as a self published author.
I've read a lot of books on various marketing strategies. But when I finally got a publishing contract, I wanted to understand what exactly a publicist does and how I can help. This is a great book. It would be helpful to anyone who is planning to be published; whether traditionally or self-published. One person found this helpful. I am a first-time author and your book most certainly help me to sell and promote my books.
Dutchess Taylor, Author of: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. This book is a fantastic resource for traditionally-pubbed and self-pubbed authors like. I'd give it six stars if I could! All authors would do well to buy this book ASAP and put it at the top of their resource list.
OK, I'm the author of four books, and the last three were with a division of Random House - a wonderful publisher who hires an outside publicity firm for me, as well as supports me with great people inhouse Because as Lisa Warren says, "If you've written a book, you have a new job And she writes from a position of having been on the inside in publishing, and the outside as an author. I loved this book right from the introduction - where she tells the story of one author - which happens to be the story of thousands of authors I know.
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Filled with great tips. I am a self-published author children's and publicity consultant. Even though my clients have been featured locally and nationally, I've found some great tips in this book. See all 38 reviews. Most recent customer reviews.
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Listed are their telephone and address information, and a brief description each one provided of the services they offer. Andrea Blain Public Relations Inc. Not for the timid, our customized strategies suit entrepreneurial risk-takers who are ready to multiply their incomes and sell more books by selling their professional advice. We develop appropriate promotional opportunities which pay them: She has been so reliable in the past that any title she sends us gets serious consideration because she's earned a reputation as a responsible and savvy 'gatekeeper.
Claire Kirch Publicity Services provides book publicity and author promotion services to publishers, authors, and booksellers for national and regional literary publicity campaigns.
Now a Marketing Manager for Voyageur Press, an imprint of MBI Publishing, Dorothy brings over 20 years of experience in working with books, covering law to inspirational, and tractors to teddy bears and tea cups. She has a wealth of innovative, unusual ideas, and can outline the basics of a minimum campaign to get your book a buzz. She can consult, advise, or just "do" what needs to be done. Fees negotiable; hourly rates, volume rates, or retainer options. She has developed the knack for knowing whom to target and what interests to advance to those targets on behalf of her clients.
And shes fun to work with in the process. She also conducts publicity campaigns for other small businesses. I'll write materials news releases, brochures, fliers, articles, PSAs, backgrounders, newsletters, etc. On some of these projects, if their needs are simple, I also handle design.