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18 Book Promotion Tips

Check out this list of 18 ways to promote your self-published (or traditionally-published) book or ebook. 1. Create a blog. If you still don’t believe in the power of blogs for book marketing, check out this article by Nancy Hendrickson: http://ezinearticles.com/?Why-Authors-Need-to-Blog,-Even-If-No-One-Is-Reading&id=797505. Remember that the blog is not in addition to your website, it IS your […]

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BookCamp and Social Media Camp Weekend

This past weekend, I attended two events. Friday was #bcvan10, or BookCamp Vancouver, and Sunday was #smcv10, or Social Media Camp Victoria. Both events made quite an impression on me. Here’s a bulleted list of what I learned at Social Media Camp and BookCamp. (I’m too tired to turn my notes into prose.) I need […]

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Stealing from Seth Godin

Marketing Guru Seth Godin has written a number of useful books about marketing and media. And he’s suggesting that new authors should steal his next great idea. Godin’s post from December 7th (by the way, what a great blog – easy to read) talks about the worst nightmare that terrifies every new author: that someone […]