Book Marketing & Publishing Links: Best of the Web 3/26-3/30

Each Friday we bring you the best book marketing and publishing links from around the web! Have a wonderful weekend, wherever you are. I’m going out for Taiwanese/ Mexican food, now there’s a fusion I bet you’ve never heard of…

1. How to Record Video at Home – We Grow Media

Video Marketing is more effective than content. Being able to see the person talking to them, hear his/her voice can make your audience feel connected. For those looking to experiment with recording videos at home, a little investment can go a long way in making their video appear professional.


Focus on the 3 things you constantly want to remind people you do and find innovative ways of feeding it to them. That’s what Richard Branson does.


As you have likely heard, Harry Potter is available in e-book form, available only through Pottermore, the digital extension of the Harry Potter brand. No other e-book vendor has it for sale, including the e-book behemoths like Amazon, B&N and iBooks. And the e-books are published by Rowling herself. 



Unfortunately GoodReads giveaways are only good for paperback at this moment. This may be tough for writers on a tight budget.  Library Thing allows for both paperbacks and ebooks.


5. 12 Steps to Blog Tour Success – The Book Designer
A great way to promote your book is by doing a virtual blog tour.


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.


  • Lauren Clark

    Excellent round-up!

  • Edward Smith

    I come back every week for your roundup. Thanks, Edward Smith.

  • 30 Day Books

    That’s great to hear, Edward! Feel free to subscribe to the blog and you’ll get updates when the posts are published :) Have a great weekend!