Greetings from Zagreb, Croatia! Here is the best of the web for this week. Have a great weekend, Laura.
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Choosing the Right Pen Name – The Writer’s Guide to ePublishing
Choose your pen name wisely. Make sure it goes well with your genre and keep branding in mind.
Finding People to Read, Review and Recommend Your Book – The Book Designer
Are you using Goodreads but having trouble understanding its full potential and working? This blogpost is for you!
Pictures: Your extra 1,000 words – Taleist
Leverage the power of pictures to “hook” your readers.
Author Marketing: How To Create A Killer Author Press Kit – Turndog Millionaire
Although not as popular as they used to be, for some newspapers can still be a tool for building an author platform. If you are considering adding print media to your marketing campaign you may benefit from learning how to create an effective press kit.
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.