Voila – the best marketing and PR links from around the web this week. Did you read anything good? Leave a comment!
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1. Working With Self-Published Authors – American Booksellers Association
ABA has released a list of programs for self-published writers facilitating in getting them shelf-space at various bookstores.
2. Marketing Your Way To A #1 Amazon Bestseller With Rachel Abbott – The Creative Penn (Podcast)
A podcast with great marketing tips from Rachel Abbott.
3. Writers and Social Media: “Do I Have To?” – We Grow Media (Video)
How much time should a writer spend on social media to get sales?
4. Selling Self-Published Books: The Amazing Amazon – Catherine, Caffeinated
Learn how to use social media to get Amazon to sell your book.
Most writers don’t understand why they need to use Twitter to market their book. Here is a little something to get you started.
Laura Pepper Wu is the co-founder of 30 Day Books: a book studio. She has worked with a variety of authors to successfully promote their books, including many Amazon best-sellers. Laura is the author of wedding non-fiction guides and book marketing guides 77 Ways to Find New Readers for Your Self-Published Book and Fire Up Amazon!
Laura also runs Ladies Who Critique, a critique-partner finding site. When she's not working at the studio, you can find her walking her dog, "yoga-ing" or at a coffee shop in Seattle.