Best book marketing & PR links from around the web, 5/18/2012

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.

5. How Can I Use Twitter to Market My Book? Twitter for Authors who “Don’t Get It” – 30 Day Books

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.

 

  • Dan Blank

    Thanks for the mention/link!

  • http://www.30daybooks.com 30 Day Books

    Thanks for stopping by Dan!

  • Edward Smith

    Your links are always great, thanks, Edward Smith.